Instrumenting a Hydrothermal Vent with RBR Loggers

In July 2018, a team of researchers and engineers from Rutgers University and the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory deployed the Cabled Observatory Vent Imaging Sonar (COVIS) to the NSF-funded Ocean Observatories Initiative Cabled Array.

Selecting a site for COVIS and calibrating the sound backscatter response to heat content after installation required high-frequency measurements of the hot water being expelled from diffuse venting sites around the ASHES hydrothermal vent field. To make these measurements, the COVIS team built temperature arrays using RBRsolo³ T and RBRduet³ T.D standalone loggers.


OCEANS 2018 in Charleston

In cooperation with DBV TECHNOLOGY Nautilus Marine Service will be present on the OCEANS Conference and Exposition. The conference will be held from October 22nd to 25th in Charleston, South Carolina.

DBV Technology, LLC designs, builds and tests oceanographic instruments for commercial, academic and military customers. Nautilus Marine Service will present their deep sea pressure housings, made of VITROVEX glass. The pressure housings are available as floatation, instrument or application housings. Nautilus advises customers in the design phase of the glass housings and produces glass housings tailored to the customer’s need.

Nautilus Marine Service and DBV TECHNOLOGY will be available for contact at booth 511.