Upcoming Webinars


RBRquartz Series Pressure Loggers: Q, Q|plus, BPR, BPR|zero, APT

Greg Johnson
December 2, 2020

Learn about RBR’s line of high-accuracy pressure loggers used in applications ranging from tide & wave analysis, to deep ocean and seismic studies.

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RBR Software Tools: Ruskin and RSKtools

Greg Johnson
December 9, 2020

Learn about the power and ease of use of RBR’s desktop and mobile software for sensor configuration, data visualization, and data analysis.

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Greg Johnson and the future of ocean measurements

Greg Johnson
December 16, 2020

Join Greg Johnson, President of RBR, to discuss what the next decade of ocean science will bring and what technologies will enable it.

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Past Webinars


Inductive-Conductivity Cell: A primer on high-accuracy CTD technology

Mark Halverson
April 1, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Review the 2020 Sea Technology paper describing operating principles, accuracy and stability, and deployment guidance for the unpumped inductive conductivity cell.

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Explore the RBRquartz³ BPR|zero, the long-term bottom pressure recorder

Greg Johnson
April 8, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Explore how the RBRquartz³ is designed and configured to provide drift-corrections using the AzeroA method for long-term pressure measurements.

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Assessment of RBRcoda T.ODO optode for profiling and long-term deployments

Eric Siegel
April 15, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn more about how the RBR optical DO sensor has enabled improved oxygen measurement for vertical profiling and high-stability long-term moorings.


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Multi-parameter observations and telemetry with the DMO Wirewalker

Chris Kontoes (DMO) & Andrew Lucas (SIO)
April 22, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Experience how researchers are achieving rapid, continuous vertical profiles and receiving realtime data using the Wirewalker with RBR systems.

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Using the Ruskin Mobile app with Wi-Fi to view data and map your cruise

Candace Smith
April 29, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Explore how the Ruskin Mobile app can be used to view your data, GPS tag events, and map your profile locations on your phone or tablet.

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CTD dynamic performance and correction through gradients

Mark Halverson
May 6, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn how RBR is helping customers improve data quality when profiling through strong thermoclines with vertical profiles, Argo floats, and gliders.

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Ruskin Software Pro Tips

Greg Johnson
May 13, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn about the full capability of the Ruskin software, including simulating different instrument configurations, automatic cast detection, wave processing, and editing calibration coefficients.

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Development and evaluation of the RBRlegato CTD on glider platforms

Eric Siegel
May 20, 2020 at 12PM EDT
Learn how customers are using the new RBRlegato glider CTD to extend glider missions, improve data quality, and enable more measurements.

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A fast biophysical underway profiler: the EcoCTD

Mathieu Dever
May 27, 2020 at 12PM EDT
Discover how researchers are improving profiles of CTD and optical measurements from underway vessels.


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RSKtools: a free toolbox for CTD post-processing and data visualization

Mark Halverson
June 3, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn more about the many functions in the the free post-processing toolbox and how it can improve your CTD data quality.


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Wave measurements for ocean, coastal, and transient wave studies

Eric Siegel (RBR) & Curt Storlazzi (USGS)
June 17, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Expand your understanding of wave measurements, learn how to optimize your deployment settings, and review Ruskin wave processing methods.


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CTD and sensor calibrations

Greg Johnson
June 24, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn about the RBR calibration procedure for conductivity, temperature, pressures, and other sensors, and how you can maintain, verify, and calibrate some sensors in the field.

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Revealing under‐ice convection in a large lake

Bernard Yang (University of Toronto)
July 8, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Explore the application of the high accuracy RBRsolo³ T temperature logger to reveal the weak vertical temperature gradients in cold waterbodies.

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Sensor Technologies for Measuring Arctic Methane: The ChemYak in Nunavut

Anna Michel & Roo Nicholson (WHOI)
July 15, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn the results of a ChemYak field deployment from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada that demonstrate a large methane release during the spring freshet.

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Community-based observing of the coastal ocean in Nunatsiavut

Eric Oliver (Dalhousie)
July 22, 2020 at 12PM EDT

This webinar will outline some pilot activities of community-based observing of the coastal ocean in Nunatsiavut, and plans to expand in the future.

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Robots, RBRs, and Reconnaissance under the Ice

Icefin Team (GIT)
July 29, 2020 at 12PM EDT

Learn the highlights of how the GIT team have used RBRconcertos and other CTDs in the McMurdo Sound, under the Ross Ice Shelf, and the Thwaites Glacier, both on the Icefin and profiling casts through the ice.

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Community Science in New England: The CFRF/WHOI Shelf Research Fleet

Glen Gawarkiewicz (WHOI)
August 5, 2020 at 12PM EDT

For many years, the fishing community in Rhode Island has been working with WHOI scientists to collect data over the continental shelf. Learn what their combined efforts have discovered.

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Wave energetics in a complicated reef environment; observations and modeling

Camilla Tognacchini (University of Hawaii)
August 19, 2020 at 12PM EDT (GMT-4)

RBRsolo³ D data is used to validate modeled wave energetics along West Maui, enlightening energy transformations and run-up components.


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Measuring waves to better quantify coastal hazards

Dr. Hannah Power (University of Newcastle)
August 20, 2020 at 11AM AEST (GMT+10)

Explore an array of projects where the powerful RBRsolo³ D was used to obtain critical wave and water level data for studying coastal hazards.


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Measuring the pore pressure response in sandy beaches using RBRsolo³ Ds

Nina Stark (Virginia Tech)
August 26, 2020 at 12PM EDT (GMT-4)

Pore pressure response to wave action can lead to sand liquefaction. Learn the results of measuring pore pressure at beaches using RBRsolo³ Ds.


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Surf zone monitoring at the Palm Beach artificial reef using nine RBRduet T.Ds

Evan Watterson (Bluecoast Consulting Engineers)
August 27, 2020 at 11AM AEST (GMT+10)

Surf zone wave monitoring to assess the performance of the Palm Beach artificial reef, using nine RBRduet T.Ds deployed in the lee of the artificial reef along two shore parallel lines.

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Observing beach breaching in Carmel, CA

Mara Orescanin (Naval Postgraduate School)
September 2, 2020 at 12PM EDT (GMT-4)

This webinar will show observations of beach breaching at Carmel River that include seasonal migration of the beach as well as prediction of breach closure.

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Tidal measurements to support hydrographic operations in Queensland

Giles Stimson (Port of Brisbane Ltd)
September 3, 2020 at 11AM AEST (GMT+10)

Learn how the Port of Brisbane is using high accuracy tidal observations to support hydrography at their port and throughout Queensland.


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Chronicling seasonality in Beaufort Sea Lagoons

Christina Bonsell (University of Texas)
September 9, 2020 at 12PM EST (GMT-4)

Techniques and challenges using moored CTDs in the nearshore Arctic by the Beaufort Lagoon Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Program.


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Wave processes on coral reefs and the impact of sea level rise on atoll islands

Eddie Beetham (Tonkin + Taylor)
September 10, 2020 at 11AM AEST (GMT+10)

Field measurements highlight the importance of different surf-zone processes and are critical for validating numerical models to explore the future.

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Monsoons and plumes limit subsurface chlorophyll fluorescence

Tamara Schlosser, PhD (SCRIPPS)
September 16, 2020 at 12PM EST (GMT-4)

Explore the coupling between subsurface irradiance, chlorophyll fluorescence, and diel vertical migration in the Bay of Bengal.

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Using waves and power efficient loggers for autonomous profiling

Chris Kontoes (DMO) & Andrew Lucas (SIO)
September 17, 2020 at 11AM AEST (GMT+10)

Measure for longer, more often, and faster using the DMO wave powered profiler and RBR power efficient loggers reporting via an energy efficient modem.

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Pressure sensors in the age of artificial intelligence

Caio Eadi Stringari (University of Newcastle)
September 23, 2020 at 12PM EDT (GMT-4)

This talk explores how data collected using RBRsolo D pressure loggers can be combined with artificial intelligence to provide crucial information about surf and swash zone dynamics.

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Ping the President – Getting the most out of your RBR instrumentation

Greg Johnson (President of RBR)
September 24, 2020 at 11AM AEST (GMT+10)

An informal interview type Q&A session with Greg Johnson focusing on getting the most out of your instrumentation – an opportunity to ask RBR anything.

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Inductive-Conductivity Cell: A primer on high-accuracy CTD technology

Greg Johnson
November 4, 2020

Learn the operating principles, accuracy and stability, and deployment guidance for the RBR unpumped inductive conductivity cell.


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Profiling CTDs: RBR instruments in Wirewalker, gliders/AUVs, and Argo floats

Greg Johnson
November 11, 2020

Learn about RBR’s CTD integrations into different profiling platforms, and how this has helped increase mission duration and reduce price per profile.

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Assessment of RBRcoda T.ODO optode for profiling and long-term deployments

Greg Johnson
November 18, 2020

Learn more about how the RBR optical DO sensor has enabled improved oxygen measurement for vertical profiling and high-stability long-term moorings.

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CTD and sensor calibrations at RBR

Greg Johnson
November 25, 2020

Tour RBR’s new calibration lab, and learn about our calibration process for conductivity, temperature, pressure, and DO, and how you can maintain and verify some sensors in the field.

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