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Nortek is one of many suppliers of state-of the-art maritime equipment whose output needs to be interpreted by the crew on a ship’s bridge.

Nortek contributes to digital innovation on the ship’s bridge

Nortek is one of many suppliers of state-of the-art maritime equipment whose output needs to be interpreted by the crew on a ship’s bridge. At present, that means analyzing readings from multiple interfaces – a process that can lead to erro...

Site of Hagenstein deployment with discharge tracks shown with white line. The ADM discharge station is located at the downstream weir.

How to get discharge data from Nortek’s vessel-mounted systems

Discharge, or volumetric flow rate, is a key factor in the assessment of watersheds, estuaries and coastal oceans. To date, obtaining discharge with Signature VM data has been left to the user, but the required computation sequence can be a...

Aquadopp Profiler series is a good option for users who are less experienced

Current measurement made simple and easy

Measurements of current profiles do not have to be complicated. Here’s why ADCPs in the Aquadopp Profiler series prove that current profiles can be easily obtained by users who are less experienced:

Nortek webinar

Nortek launches educational webinars for the ocean technology community

What kind of webinars appeal to the ocean technology community in these extraordinary times? Nortek has learnt that interactive digital events with an emphasis on learning and practical examples have a massive appeal.

Introducing a highly accurate speed log for large ships

Introducing a highly accurate speed log for large ships

Intelligent data processing is central to the performance of the new Doppler speed log created by oceanographic instrumentation specialist Nortek, which makes sure that accurate measurements of vessel speeds are available even in challengin...

Example of vertical velocity measured by a Nortek Signature1000 operating in Pulse Coherent (HR) mode (courtesy of A. Shcherbina and E. D’Asaro – UW/APL).

U. Washington/APL use Nortek’s Signature1000 to observe fine-scale oceanic velocity structures

The 5th, vertical beam in the Signature1000 can provide unprecedented resolution when using pulse-coherent mode (HR)

Nortek has launched a custom-made subsurface buoy ideal for use with the Signature250 and Signature500 ADCPs.

A tailor-made buoy makes the deployment of Signature ADCPs even easier!

We have made life even easier for those working with ADCPs in the field: Nortek is now launching a custom-made subsurface buoy ideal for use with the Signature250 and Signature500 ADCPs.

The Signature VM Ocean is suitable for use on larger vessels.​

Simplifying vessel-mounted current profiling and biomass measurements

​By incorporating a current profiler and echosounder in one easy-to-install, vessel-mounted instrument, Nortek is making life more straightforward for researchers interested in current profiling and biomass measurements in the upper ocean b...

Finn Ivar Marum has taken on the role of Nortek’s new CEO.

Change of management as Nortek grows and develops

After over two decades at the helm of Nortek, a specialist in oceanographic instrumentation, Atle Lohrmann is taking on new challenges at newly started Hefring Engineering in Boston. Nortek’s new CEO, Finn Ivar Marum, has been entrusted wit...

Nortek has long sponsored young sailing athletes to enable them to learn and to compete internationally

Helping young sailing athletes learn and compete internationally

Sailors are as passionate about the ocean as we are. Nortek has long sponsored young sailing athletes to enable them to learn and to compete internationally. Currently, we are helping the athletes in the Nortek Sailing Team to compete on an...

Time series of backscatter intensity of beam 1 of Signature1000, deployed in Ems-Dollart estuary at 9 m depth. Instrument is located on the seabed and is directed upwards. Vertical resolution is 20 cm and outliers are visible in a range of 80 cm near the surface.

Two problems in sediment measurements tackled

ADCPs are great for current measurements, but can they be improved for sediment measurements? Absolutely! In this article you will find out how the Signature1000 echosounder improves two important aspects of your sediment measurements.

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