Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 10:49 EDT

Latest Buoy Stories

2014-03-06 12:20:24

First orders shipping to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and FMC Technologies BIDDEFORD, Maine, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepWater Buoyancy, Inc. has re-launched the reliable, time-tested oceanography/marine measurements line of syntactic foam ADCP buoys, StableMoor(TM) floats and trawl resistant bottom mounts (TRBMs) formerly manufactured by Flotation Technologies (Flotec). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/NE78252LOGO DeepWater Buoyancy opened their doors on...

What Happened To The Tsunami Debris From Japan?
2014-02-21 13:02:07

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Outcomes from synthesis of model and observations The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source. Measuring and tracking the movements of such debris are still in their infancy. The driftage generated by the tragic 2011 tsunami in Japan gave scientists Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner a unique chance to learn about the effects of the ocean...

2014-01-15 08:20:59

ATTLEBORO, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineered Syntactic Systems (ESS), a global supplier of foam buoyancy solutions, today announced plans to extend its line of high performance syntactic products to support more traditional oceanographic implementations. The addition of modular product options enables ESS to supply more customers with great performance in a wider range of densities. The experienced team at ESS has been serving the oceanographic industry for over 30...

2013-03-14 16:22:40

A European consortium develops a novel technology to monitor and control harmful algae blooms. ZOETERMEER, The Netherlands, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The patented LG Sonic MPC ensures fast and efficient algae control by combining online water quality monitoring, telemetering and ultrasonic technologies to provide the state-of-the-art treatment against algae and cyanobacteria in ponds, lakes and dams. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/CG77499) Under the...

2012-09-14 10:22:10

Data buoy off Rhode Island coast providing vital wave information to scientists, mariners CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies deployed a data buoy off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island, three years ago to gather information on wave action for a Corps study and the scientific instrument has been providing useful information to scientists, mariners and the general public since that time. One of the main...

2012-08-29 02:20:27

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced it has been awarded a contract for the production and delivery of six SAIC Tsunami Buoy (STB) systems by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120829/PH64297 ) The STB systems will be deployed at locations in the northwest Pacific Ocean approximately 200 nautical miles east of Sendai, Japan. The coastal...

Image 1 - Japanese Devastation The Result Of Merging Waves
2011-12-06 09:57:05

[ Watch the Video ] Researchers from NASA and Ohio State University have discovered that the deadly tsunami generated from the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake that devastated northeastern Japan resulted from merging waves, causing the killer tsunami to double in intensity over ocean ridges, and then amplifying its power upon landfall. Data taken from NASA and European radar satellites captured at least two wave fronts during the events that day. The fronts merged to form a single, more...

2011-12-05 15:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized "merging tsunami." The tsunami doubled in intensity over rugged ocean ridges, amplifying its destructive power at landfall. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO</font>) Data from NASA and European...

2011-11-29 10:30:00

RYE, N.H., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The maritime and ocean research community will benefit greatly from federal funding of more than $1.7 million recently awarded to NERACOOS, the Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems. NERACOOS, a component of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), spans coastal waters from the Canadian Maritime Provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to Long Island Sound. Their mission is to provide those who...

2011-05-13 10:41:24

A new set of buoys in Alaska waters will help scientists understand how climate change may be affecting the pH level of northern seas. Researchers placed the first buoy last month. "This is the first dedicated ocean acidification mooring to be deployed in a high latitude coastal sea," said Jeremy Mathis, principal investigator for the project and an assistant professor of chemical oceanography at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. "Other moorings have been deployed with ocean acidification...