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Go POGO!

Posted 18-Jul-12

POGO vertical profile system is alive and well, gathering data from Barkley Upper Slope.

Wiring the Abyss, Part 2

Posted 05-Jul-12

On June 26, NEPTUNE Canada completed our summer cruise, Wiring the Abyss 2012. Despite challenges with our long cable lays, overall the cruise was a success.

Wiring the Abyss, Part 1

Posted 15-Jun-12

On June 11, NEPTUNE Canada reached the halfway point for Wiring the Abyss 2012, this summer's installation and maintenance cruise.

Reboot for Water Column Studies

Posted 19-Apr-12

Our Vertical Profiler System (VPS) has not been in the water for over a year; it will be redeployed, after some extensive testing, and even a trip back to Japan to be repaired, during our upcoming summer cruise.

Using Sound to Visualize Currents

Posted 03-Feb-12

Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers, or ADCPs, are used in our subsea network and other oceanographic applications to measure the various currents at different sites.

VPS Returns to Sea

Posted 05-May-11

Nobody ever promised this would be easy, especially when it came to installing our one-of-a-kind Vertical Profiler System (VPS).

Fall 2010 Cruise Recap

Posted 13-Oct-10

During one month at sea, we added 2 transmission cables and 26 new instruments to our seafloor observatory.

Fall Installation Preparations

Posted 24-Aug-10

NEPTUNE Canada staff, contractors and partners have been super busy this summer, preparing our August-October installations.

May 2010 Cruise Recap

Posted 07-Jun-10

Our Spring 2010 installation & maintenance cruise sailed May 8-24 aboard the CCGS John P Tully.

2010 Installation Plans

Posted 19-Mar-10

Two maintenance and installation cruises are planned for 2010.

Summer '09 Installation, Leg 1

Posted 04-Sep-09

The first leg of our summer 2009 installation is coming to a close soon.

2nd round of VPS tests

Posted 15-Jun-09

Sporting a new set of angled blue bumpers, NEPTUNE Canada’s Vertical Profiler System took a second test dip in 7m of water.

Vertical Profiler Dips and Floats

Posted 01-May-09

After a flurry of recent activity, NEPTUNE Canada’s eagerly anticipated Vertical Profiler System took its first bath in 7m of water.

Vertical Profiler System arrives from Japan

Posted 10-Nov-08

One of NEPTUNE Canada’s most exciting instrument platforms arrived from Japan this month.

FAT for the VPS at NGK

Posted 05-Sep-08

Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of the new Vertical Profiling System (VPS) has been completed at NGK's facility in Saitama, Japan.

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