sentinel lake superior

A New Kind of Sentinel on Lake Superior

Superior Watershed Partnership, Lentic Environmental Services and UC-Boulder

Scientists deployed the buoy on the lake in 2017. Since then, it has provided continuous data on water quality from one mile north of the lighthouse.

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flood warning systems

Flood Warning Systems

Flood warning systems are designed to help improve warning of flood and weather events. These systems help give early warning for the public and local governments based on local measurements in real time.

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offshore buoy monitoring systems

Offshore Buoy Monitoring Systems

Offshore buoy monitoring systems, the advanced instruments they carry, and the data they provide are used in a broad range of applications. Some of these include scientific research, marine and weather forecasting and more.

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developing Alaska buoy platform

Developing Alaska Buoy Platform

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is preparing a monitoring network in the Arctic to coincide with expected expansion and increased travel.

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Expanding algal bloom monitoring network

Expanding Algal Bloom Monitoring Network

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Scientists have added four new platforms to the network of monitoring buoys that has taken shape since the Toledo crisis. Three of these were launched in the summer of 2015 near Maumee Bay and at other points off the shore of Michigan.

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tracking Lake Erie hypoxia

Tracking Lake Erie Hypoxia


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.

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