The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is preparing a monitoring network in the Arctic to coincide with expected expansion and increased travel.
Articles Tagged: data buoys
Officials in Bermuda are monitoring dredging efforts as ports are being expanded to accommodate larger cruise ships.
Oklahoma Water Resources Board
Officials with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board plan to deploy a data buoy network to track possible algal blooms and protect visitors to Grand Lake.
New Bedford Harbor is fed by the Acushnet River from the north and drains into the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Its steady flow is one of the reasons so many industrial plants set up shop along the harbor in the early 1900s.
Conditions in the middle of a great lake are hard to predict. Wave actions can vary and weather can change in a flash. For those reasons, engineers with LimnoTech chose a NexSens CB-450 Data Buoy for the project.
University of Wisconsin
There are many different networks out there, which are largely supported by government agencies and universities. Maintaining these networks, including servicing old buoys or launching new ones, is a big and important job.
After dredging the Buffalo River, Sevenson was tasked with dredge turbidity monitoring around operations to minimize negative effects to aquatic life.
Northern Resource Consulting
Engineers at NRC worked with NexSens Technology to outfit dredge turbidity monitoring areas with buoys and sondes for tracking water clarity.
U.S. Geological Survey
NexSens data buoys help protect Great Lakes tourism by making E. Coli forecasts possible, as well as setting an example for other monitoring projects.
Niagara Region Public Health
Beach monitoring data from NexSens water quality buoys are used to develop models based on wave and water measurements that predict elevated E. Coli levels.