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  • 13 June 2016
    Equipment

    OceanWorks International will deliver three of its subsea instrument interface modules (SIIM) to Ocean Network Canada in 2016, the company informed. The SIIM will be deployed to augment those already comprising a substantial portion of the Neptune cabled observatory deployed in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. This recent order for the OceanWorks […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Global Marine Systems, the UK based subsea cable route design, installation and maintenance specialist, has secured a contract from Ocean Networks Canada, to upgrade the fibre-optic cables serving the Neptune observatory off the west coast of Canada. The subsea infrastructure of Neptune comprises an 800 km loop of fibre optic cable connected to various instrumented sites (nodes). […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Global Marine Systems has installed replacement cables for NEPTUNE deep sea research observatory off the west coast of Canada. The NEPTUNE subsea observatory is operated by the University of Victoria, Ocean Networks Canada. Global Marine was selected to undertake this additional maintenance contract following its recovery of failed fibre optic cables last year. “Four cables were installed in total with […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Research & Development

    Two University of Victoria projects with the potential to change how the world interprets the forces of nature have taken a major step toward being realized with the Canada Foundation for Innovation announcement of $6.3 million in funding support. UVic Earth and Ocean Sciences professor Jody Klymak and West Coast Wave Initiative Director Brad Buckham, a […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals is a growing research theme on both the VENUS and NEPTUNE observatories. U Vic Co-op student Kristen Kanes works with the Ocean Networks Canada Centre for Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) to process passive acoustic data from their technology demonstrations. Together with John Dorocicz, Acoustic Systems Developer, the two “listeners” […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Pelagic Research Services (PRS) will again provide ROV services for Ocean Networks Canada (ONC). It will be part of the team aiding to continued work on ocean observatories for September 2020. PRS’ deep sea ROV system Odysseus is to mobilise on the Canadian Coast Guard ship John P. Tully for a 14-day expedition. PRS CEO […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      Scientists and engineers have had their first look at a damaged section of Neptune, the world’s first regional underwater ocean observatory… (thevancouversun) [mappress] Source: thevancouversun, July 15, 2011;  

  • 15 July 2011

      Scientists and engineers have had their first look at a damaged section of Neptune, the world’s first regional underwater ocean observatory…  (thevanocuversun) [mappress] Source: Vancouversun, July 15, 2011;      

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is partnering with the University of Manitoba to develop, install and maintain the cabled estuary observatory component of a new Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO) in Hudson Bay. The CMO, formally announced by the federal government on July 6 in Churchill—Canada’s only Arctic deep-water port, will be a […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Completion of the world’s largest deep-sea tsunami array, new instruments to improve marine safety in the Strait of Georgia, and the first subsea instrument platform in the Arctic—these are three exciting developments underway at the University of Victoria’s world–leading Ocean Networks Canada Observatory. Today, the governments of Canada and British Columbia announced a total of […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Recently, a team on the cable vessel Global Sentinel arrived back in Victoria after successfully repairing a faulty connection that resulted a complete NEPTUNE Canada’s network shutdown on September. 20. Technicians from NEPTUNE Canada and equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent had tracked the problem to the Folger node site in the vicinity of Bamfield where instruments observe […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, has launched a pilot ocean science educational program at Brentwood College School. Ocean Sense is a free, novel online educational program based on analyzing, understanding and sharing ocean data collected by the observatories. “At ONC we believe it’s crucial that global citizens develop an […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Sonardyne is supplying long endurance acoustic sensing technology for a new seabed observatory that will provide critical information about earthquake and tsunami hazards is to be deployed offshore Vancouver, Canada. The new Northern Cascadia Subduction Zone Observatory (NCSZO) will use a “seafloor GPS” network to monitor long-term movements of the subducting Juan de Fuca plate and […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    ASL Environmental Sciences Inc. has been awarded a US$0.5 million contract by the University of Georgia to build a reciprocal transmission acoustic scintillation instrument to measure the flow dynamics of a hydrothermal vent plume for a research project led by Dr. Daniela Di Iorio of the Department of Marine Sciences. The instrument will be installed […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    OceanWorks International has been contracted to provide the next generation design and manufacture of the Subsea Instrument Interface Module (SIIM) with new features to streamline the operation of the existing NEPTUNE Canada observatory. OceanWorks initially delivered 14 SIIMs to NEPTUNE Canada in 2008 and 2009. The SIIMs (also know as Junction Boxes) are used to […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The new director of the NEPTUNE Canada ocean network is Dr. Kate Moran, a world-renowned ocean engineer who is completing a two-year term as assistant director in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in Washington, DC. NEPTUNE Canada is the world’s largest and most advanced cabled ocean network. It and the VENUS […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Mrs. Laureen Harper and key government representatives gathered dockside with UVic President Jamie Cassels and Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) President Kate Moran to view firsthand the latest instrumentation that showcases Canadian science and technology in the Arctic. On his ninth annual week-long Northern Tour, the Prime Minister’s itinerary includes the Yukon, […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 31 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NEPTUNE Canada navigated an impressive installation and maintenance cruise in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Diving down to the seafloor to investigate their 800-km cabled network observatory along the northern Juan de Fuca plate, they tended to their technically-advanced instruments and witnessed some of the amazing marine life dwelling off the coast of Vancouver Island, British […]

  • 16 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    OceanWorks International announces the delivery of two high power nodes to Harris CapRock Communications (HCC) as part of the Offshore Communications Backbone (OCB) system. The high power nodes represent an expansion of the successful OCB system which also includes the CSnet Tsunami Warning and Early Response Cyprus (TWERC) system off the southern coast of Cyprus. […]

  • 5 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    One of the most dangerous faults in North America is the Pacific Northwest’s Cascadia fault – an offshore, subduction zone fault capable of producing a magnitude 9 earthquake that would damage Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, and Victoria, British Columbia, and generate a large tsunami. Yet there are currently no instruments installed offshore, directly above the fault, […]