Emerging Technologies for Ocean Observation

Emerging Technologies for Ocean Observation

26 Feb 2019, 11:45 - 13:15

Room 33BC

This session focuses on the drive to improve the capabilities of sensors through adaptation and repurposing of technology, improved sensor design and the leveraging of increased power, processing and storage capabilities available to instrument designers.  The ability to push the envelope in terms of improved sensor capabilities is a common theme across the session.

Chaired by:

  • Pak Leung, MetOcean Specialist, Shell Oil Company

Validation of Standalone GNSS-based Wave Height Sensor on Existing Buoy Infrastructure
Scott Tobin, Application Engineer, Xeos Technologies 

A Long Range, Modular and Robust ADCP
Jerry Mullison, Senior Scientist, Teledyne RD Instruments

WireWall - A new approach to collecting Coastal Wave Hazard Measurements
Jill Burgess, Marine Offshore Consultant, National Oceanography Centre

Designing an Expendable Multi-Profile Dropsonde for Hurricane Research
Andrew Keefe, Technical Lead - Project Manager, Boston Engineering Corporation

Attend Conference 


  • Jerald Mullison


    Senior Scientist

    Teledyne RDI

    Jerry obtained his undergraduate degree in Physics in 1990 and his master's degree in Physical Oceanography in 1994. He started working in private...

  • Scott Tobin


    Applications Engineer

    Xeos Technologies

    A graduate of Engineering from Dalhousie University in June of 2017. Scott began working for Xeos Technologies in June 2018 as an Applications...

  • Andrew Keefe


    Tech Lead, Project Manager

    Boston Engineering

    Andrew is Lead Engineer and Project Manager on Boston Engineering's dropsonde technology being developed for NOAA and Navy applications. Andrew has...

  • Jill Burgess


    Business Development and Data Consultant

    National Oceanographic Centre

    Jill Burgess’s background is in physical geography. She has been with NOC since 2004 working in the Marine Data Products team. One of her role’s...

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