BC’s Earthquake Early Warning Offshore Sensor Deployments Completed

There are currently no known means to predict earthquakes reliably; however, seismic instruments can rapidly detect an earthquake as it begins to unfold and communicate a warning before shaking arrives. Earlier this month, Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) completed the installation of the last offshore earthquake early warning sensors on Canada’s largest fault. Over the last three summers, ONC has installed … Read More

NCOSM & RBR Collaboration

July 17, 2018 – Haikou, China RBR, a leading manufacturer of CTDs and other high-precision oceanographic instrumentation, has signed a Letter of Intent to develop a collaboration with the Chinese National Centre of Ocean Standards and Metrology (NCOSM) in a ceremony held in Haikou, China. These documents mark the start of an official relationship to certify NCOSM as an RBR-authorized calibration facility … Read More

New RBRquartz³ BPR (Bottom Pressure Recorder) Enables Tsunami Monitoring Programs

July 2018 – Ottawa, ON, Canada Accurate and long-term measurements of sea level, tidal harmonics, and tsunami activity are a growing requirement to address global coastal developments and risk mitigation programs. Real-time tsunami monitoring and warning systems are being developed to save lives, model wave propagation, and quantify coastal hazards. At the heart of these measurements is the new RBRquartz³ … Read More

It Walks the Line: a Wirewalker™ record deployment

In September of 2016, a surface wave-powered Wirewalker™ descended to the bottom of its 100-m wire, reversed direction, and smoothly ascended to the surface. Onboard, a payload of instruments took detailed measurements of physical and biological properties in Southern California’s La Jolla submarine canyon. It was the first cycle the Wirewalker would complete at the La Jolla canyon mooring – … Read More

RBR on Argo

The Argo Steering Team held it’s 19th annual meeting in March, this time in Victoria, British Columbia. For the second time, RBR organised the Manufacturers’ Day immediately following. There was a good turn out of manufacturers and scientists, all interested in the latest technical developments and roadmaps for floats and sensors. The AST has approved RBR for a “Global Pilot” … Read More

Gavin Scandlyn Joins RBR

RBR Ltd is continuing to support the rapid global growth of new customers and applications by establishing a direct presence in the Asia-Pacific region. We are pleased to announce that Gavin Scandlyn has joined the RBR team as Business Development Manager. Providing sales, technical, and business development support for our customers and local agents, Gavin will be based in New … Read More