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NORBIT Aptomar acquires the SeaDarQ radar system for environmental monitoring

Nortek announces the sale of its SeaDarQ radar technology for environmental monitoring and oil spill detection to NORBIT Aptomar, a technology provider to global maritime markets.

Why patches are the best anti-biofouling solution for an ADCP

We all want our ADCP to gather data accurately and work for as long as possible, but biofouling can stop us achieving both of these objectives. When marine organisms accumulate on a transducer surface, the instrument’s performance can be gr...

New 250 kHz version of Signature VM Coastal offers accurate current profiling to 200 meters

Nortek has launched the Signature VM Coastal in a 250 kHz version. This completes the company’s suite of vessel-mounted acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs) designed to measure coastal movements throughout the epipelagic zone.

Nortek redefines current profiling from autonomous vehicles

Installation and operation of current profiling instruments on remote unmanned or autonomous surface vehicles (USVs and ASVs) can be fraught with difficulties. Nortek has made it a lot simpler – and more useful – by combining its Signature ...

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...

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...

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 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

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...

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)

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