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    Oceanography, Limnology and Underwater Technology

    Sensors and complete systems for marine research and water analysis
  • darkblurbg

    Oceanography, Limnology and Underwater Technology

    Sensors and complete systems for marine research and water analysis
  • darkblurbg

    Oceanography, Limnology and Underwater Technology

    Sensors and complete systems for marine research and water analysis
  • darkblurbg

    Oceanography, Limnology and Underwater Technology

    Sensors and complete systems for marine research and water analysis

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Underwater Vision, Communication and Measurement Systems

Design and supply of underwater imaging equipment and high precision underwater measurements

ULS Series - Laser Scanner
2GRobotics - Canada
2G Robotics develops Underwater Lase Scanners for high resolution surveying, providing underwater 3D imaging with unparalleled detail in record times. Available models (ULS Series): short, medium and wide (dynamic) ranges.
Underwater Cameras and Lights
SubC Imaging - Canada
SubC provides the most technologically advanced and intelligent video equipment for offshore and subsea markets. SubC gets the credit of making revolutionary changes in how underwater imaging is performed with remote vehicles (ROVs).

Design, development and manufacture of accessories for underwater works

Hydro-Wipers and underwater Calipers
Zebra-Tech - New Zealand
Zebra-Tech provides an innovative mechanical cleaning systems against biofouling and mud. Hydro-Wiper consists of a "brush" that can keep the optical instruments cells and camera lenses clean, using a regular gentle brushing action. Available in various sizes and features, depending on the application, also custom.
It also provides practical diving datalogger calipers, for divers.

Beacons used to relocate emerging scientific instrumentation and underwater vehicles

Beacons & Flashers
MetOcean Telematics Novatech - Canada
Tracking & Monitoring products allow for recovery in the deep, harsh ocean environments, for extended periods of time.
Available products:
- Flashers
- Radio Beacons
- Satellite Beacons
- Direction finder

Design and manufacturing of special underwater cables

Novacavi - Italy
AQUANCABLE© Series consists in special cables, custom to link customers needs

Instrumentation and Sensors for the measurement of environmental parameters

Meteo-marine Instrumentation and sensors (for inland stations, buoys and research vessels)

AWS & Met Sensors
Aanderaa Data Instruments - Norway
AWS Automatic Weather Station is suited for meteorological monitoring and climate/glaciological research. Air Pressure - Air Temperature - Visibility - Wind Speed and Wind Direction. Data can be recorded on site or be transmitted in real-time.

Instruments and Sensors for sampling water, Soil and Suspended solid, for Oceanographic and Hydrological applications

Water samplers
HydroBios - Germany
Systems for collecting water samples samples at various depths. Multi Water Samplers - Single Water Samplers (Ruttner)
Plankton nets
HydroBios - Germany
Nets for plankton sampling. Multiple Plankton Nets (MultiNet) - Vertical Oceanographic Plankton Nets (Nansen. Indian Ocean) - Horizontal Oceanographic Plankton Nets (Neuston, Nackthai) - Limnological Plankton Nets (Apstein) - Hand Nets (Boettger)
Sediment traps and bottom samplers
HydroBios - Germany
Systems for sediment sampling (Saarso) and for seabed sediment sampling (Ekman-Birge, Lenz, Van Veen, Corer)

Optical sensors to measure the concentration of Carbon dioxide and Hydrocarbons (simple as Methane and complex) dissolved in water

HydroC sensor for dissolved CO2 and CH4 measurement
Kongsberg Maritime Contros - Germany
Dissolved gas sensors (CO2 & CH4) for various deployments: ROV & AUV, spot and mooring
V-Lux multiparameter Fluorimeter
Chelsea Technologies Group - UK
New V-Lux Fluorimeter CRUDE version to measure PAH, CDOM, Chlorophyll a, absorbance and turbidity

Systems for the evaluation of erosion, deposition and for classification of underwater sediment layers

iCone, GraviProbe and Deep Sea GraviProbe
dotOcean - Belgium
iCone is a manual mud or sediment profiler, for small waterways and rivers applications, to measure cone penetration resistance in fluid mud and consolidated mud.
GraviProbe is a free fall impact instrument, that analyze the underwater sediment layers during intrusion. Under its own weight it accelerates and penetrates fluid and consolidated mud layers (Rheology version for tip resistance and shear strength and Soil version capable to penetrate hard an stiff sediment layers).
The Deep Sea GraviProbe is capable of collecting data and thus plot high quality geotechnical profiles of fluid and consolidated mud layers at 5500 m depths and has a measurement resolution of 100 Pa. The instrument is complementary with classic seabed CPT's.

Instruments and Sensors for Marine sciences and Hydrological applications (buoy, mooring and spot monitoring)

SeaGuard - multiparameter platform
Aanderaa Data Instruments - Norway
SeaGuard multiparametric platform for measuring direction and intensity of the currents and environmental parameters. Also available in various configurations: SW - IW - DW - WLR - WTR - CTD - O2 - RCM - String - Current Profiler DCP
Also available with BlueTooth connections
Aanderaa Data Instruments - Norway
Intelligent Datalogger HUB for meteo-marine sensors.
Smart Sensors
Aanderaa Data Instruments - Norway
Intelligent sensors for measuring various environmental parameters: Conductivity/Salinity - Current Intensity and direction - Dissolved Oxygen - Pressure/Depth - Temperature - Tide variation - Wave height. They could be mounted on the platform SeaGuard as stand-alone sensors.
Multiparameter Probe and DataLoggers
nke - France
Self-recording Datalogger and multiparameter probes for the monitoring of physical and chemical parameters, environmental monitoring, subsea analysis and inspection, fishing control. Temperature - Pressure / Depth - Conductivity/Salinity - Turbidity - Dissolved Oxygen - Fluorescence - pH - Irradiation - Corrosion - Power - Anti-Fouling System. Probes are hermetically closed.
Data transmition and instrumentation settings are possible using Data Pencil, excluding a direct contact.
WiSens: New generation DataLoggers, with WiFi connection.
SAMBAT (fresh and sea water), for up to 7 parameters.
Smart systems for Deep Sea application
nke - France
Complex systems for deep sea areas: CORER - piezometers - deep sea observation - Automatic DataLogger
Chelsea Technologies Group - UK
UniLux - TriLux - UviLux - V-Lux - TurbiLux - FastOcean - FastBallast - UV AquaTracka - AquaTracka III
Optical instruments used for measuring the fluorescence of algae, dyes and pollutants in the water for the purposes such as dye tracing studies, turbidity dredge monitoring, pollutant tracing, or estimating concentrations of phytoplankton and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) for bloom predictions. Some of the many parameters measured are: Chlorophyll-a, blue-green algae, dissolved organic matter, Rhodamine WT, Fluoresceine, Phycocyanin, Phycoerythrin, Optical Brighteners, Crude & Refined Hydrocarbons, CDOM, dyes and Tryptophan.
New V-Lux Fluorimeter, designed for in situ applications for simultaneous detection of various parameters, combined according to the application: BTEX (BTEX, CDOM, Chlorophyll a, absorbance and turbidity), CRUDE (PAH, CDOM, Chlorophyll a, absorbance and turbidity), Tryptophan (tryptophan, CDOM, Chlorophyll a, absorbance and turbidity) and Algae (chlorophyll a&c, chlorophyll a&b, phycoethrine, phicocyanine, absorbance and turbidity)
Floating profilers
nke - France
Subsurface profiling float systems for the ARGO program. Floaters fitted with many different sensors, covering several parameters like dissolved oxygen, CTD, Optical nitrate sensors and many others.
DCS and DCPS current sensors
Aanderaa Data Instruments - Norway
Doppler Current Sensors have been designed for measuring speed and direction of the sea current. 
DCS is a vector averaging sensor with a built-in compass and tilt sensor with a possibility of sending out sea temperature data parameters. Speed range is from 0 to 300cm/s.
The new multi-frequency DCS with ZPulse is using half the power than previous models, achieving better performance.
In-line ZPulse DCS 5800/5810 is modified, more compact and elegant version of the ZPulse DCS 4520 and is easily integrated into systems, connecting to a combined mooring and signal cable in one end and allowing for connection of a continuation cable at the opposite end.
DCPS 5400/5400R - Doppler Current Profiler Sensor is a medium range, 600kHz current profiler smart sensor. It is able to collect high quality current information on moving and tilting platforms, thanks to its acoustic profiling innovative development. Max depth 300m.
Hawk - LUX Handheld Display and Logging Unit
Chelsea Technologies Group - UK
Portable, rugged, handheld display with onboard data logger suitable for use in a wide range of environments.

Laboratory systems to analyze Plankton and measure Dissolved Gas in Water, Total Alkalinity and Other Parameters

Plankton examination devices
HydroBios - Germany
Tools and systems for laboratory use, for Plankton analysis: Counting Chamber - Plankton Chamber (Kolkwitz) - Combined Plate Chamber - Pipette (Hensen) - Folson's Divider
HydroC and HydroFIA
Kongsberg Maritime Contros - Germany
The CONTROS HydroC and HydroFIA® systems, for laboratory use, are designed to provide the CO2 & CH4 concentration in water and chemical data as total alkalinity (TA) and pH

Underwater acoustic Instrumentation & Systems

Acoustic systems for subsea navigation, positioning and marine seismic surveys

USBL Tracking Systems
Applied Acoustics Engineering - UK
Ultra Short Baseline System (USBL) for underwater positioning and tracking, based on a single multi-element transducer that transmits and receives acoustic signals from submarines target.
Sistems: Nexus 2, Alpha & Alpha Portable, Nexus Lite
Positioning Beacons
Applied Acoustics Engineering - UK
Beacon for the acoustic positioning: Micro Bracons 21x, 31x - Mini Beacons 101x - Midi Beacons 103x - Fatboy Beacons 106x - Seabed Beacons 105x - Low frequency Beacons 66x - Beacon Tester - V-Nav Acoustic Positioning System
Release Beacon
Applied Acoustics Engineering - UK
Release acoustic beacon, a release system for recovery of equipment deployed in the seabed. The Beacon is joined to the anchoring system, which will be dropped with a remote control.
Sub-bottom Profiling
Applied Acoustics Engineering - UK
Seismic survey systems: Energy sources CSP - Sound soure Boomers - Sound soure Sparkers - S-Boom - Deep Tow Sparker DTS-500 - Streamer di idrofoni

Intelligent digital Hydrophones and Acoustic transducers

Acoustic Transducers & Sonar Systems
Chelsea Technologies Group - UK
DualSense - Reciprocal Transducers
SonoFlex - Flexural Disc Transducers
BroadBand - Broadband Projectors
HydroSense - Pre-amplified Hydrophones
SonoTube - Communication Transducers
icListen Digital and Smart Hydrophones
OceanSonics - Canada
Smart hydrophones that integrates within the same sensor amplifier, filter, converter and memory.
icListen HF - icListen LF - icListen AF - HF icListen Reson - icTalk Projector - Lucy Software

Scientific Echosounders and Sonar

Scientific echosounders and hydro-acoustic systems for exploration of natural resources, marine research and seabed mapping
BioSonics - USA
Split-beam echosounders for fisheries research, aquatic habitat assessment, sea bottom classification, distribution and classification of the fish population and marine vegetation.
High Accurate Hydro-acoustic Echosounders
Echologger - Korea
Echologger Echosounders have a range of interface schemes from Autonomous to USB and conventional serial interface (RS232/RS485).
Several versions, characterized by different and peculiar features: AA400, EA400, EU400, ECS400, ECT400, AIR50, EUD24, ECSD24 and ECTD24.
High Resolution Imaging and Scanning Sonar
Echologger - Korea
Echologger’s scanning sonar utilizes high sensitive broadband piezo-composite transducers for improved image quality.
It is charachterized by outstanding features of high scanning speed, high resolution imaging and rotational scanning sonar.
Models: RS900 and MRS900.

Complex systems

Advanced solutions of sensors and systems assembly, signal processing and transmission and underwater communication

Underwater Communication Systems
develogic - Germany
Underwater acoustics communication systems: HAM-NODE - HAM-BASE
Modular Underwater Pressure Housings & Refillable Battery Container
develogic - Germany
Underwater housings, for sensors and instruments and refillable battery container, designed to fit inside our MCH composite pressure housings, available for shallow and deep water.
Mooring Frames, Release Module and Swivel
develogic - Germany
Mooring.Frame - DW.Release - Swivel
Buoy Systems
develogic - Germany
Oceanographic and navigational buoys, to fulfill customer requirements. Deep sea moored telemetry-relay buoys, dry falling data buoys for shallow waters, wave riding buoys or spar buoys, stable platforms for oceanographic instrumentation. 

Radar Based Solutions for Environmental protection and Surface wave and current monitoring

Radar Based Solution for environmental protection
Rutter - Canada
Oil Spill Detection - OSD detecs and controls oil spills indipendentemente dalle condizioni di mare, meteo e luce.
Ice Navigator - The sigma S6 Ice Navigator™ Ice Detection and Navigation system enables ships operating in ice to differentiate between open water, ice pans, leads in ice fields, and the thicker ice ridges that impact operations in ice zones.
Small Target Surveillance System - Rutter’s sigma S6 technology for the detection and tracking of small and nearly hidden targets that can foul towed arrays, including birds, buoys, diverters, and streamers. Rutter’s STS System detects small and low profile objects such as ice, wooden buoys, fishing gear and floating debris that can foul seismic streamers and acoustic sensors in tow.
Radar solutions for monitoring waves and surface currents from Vessels, Platforms and Coastal Installations
Rutter - Canada
WaMoS II - System for the monitoring and characterization of waves and surface currents, in any type of environmental condition.

Sigma S6 wamos® II measures and displays essential wave field parameters including significant wave height (Hs), Peak wave period (Tp), Peak wave length (λp), Peak wave direction (θp), as well as surface current speed (U) and surface current direction (θU) for wind sea and swell.