Go Big or Go Home: Instrumenting the Nearshore

Leaning over the side of the 22-foot boat and pulling up the first line of temperature sensors, oceanographer Jamie MacMahan described the state of the line as the worst bio-fouling he had ever seen. It was slimy and smelly. One down, 34 more to go. This was only a pilot project, but MacMahan’s mantra of ‘Go big or go home’ … Read More

RBR Ltd: Best Ottawa Business Award

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In November of 2016, RBR became recognized as one of Ottawa’s top businesses, winning a Best of Ottawa Business (BOB) award. We attribute this award to our exceptional team of hardworking individuals who help RBR further explore innovation each and every day. We would like to thank those who nominated RBR for this award and thank the Ottawa Chamber of … Read More

Tsunami measurements in Wellington Harbour

Fresh in from the antipodes! Dear RBR, We are delighted users of your RBRsolo products, collecting data for swell wave and infra-gravity wave studies in many locations worldwide. Here is a short news article where some great data was collected during a tsunami event in New Zealand. You are welcome to re-post it! MetOcean NZ article Kind regards – Peter … Read More

Best Ottawa Business 2016!

We are delighted to be honoured by winning one of the Best Ottawa Business awards! The announcement came as a complete surprise to us, but being recognised for both our growth and community contribution is a real honour. Mike, our CFO, and Ben, our Director of Ops, were on hand to receive the award at the gala dinner – and … Read More

Fishermen, Scientists Collaborate to Collect Climate Data

In the waters off the southern New England coast, local fisherman are noticing changes in the ocean. Using an RBRconcerto CTD, they are taking measurements that will help researchers better understand how climate change is affecting the ocean and their fisheries.