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Towards operational oceanography- improving `Smart Buoy` technology - AE1024

Summary Objectives:-
Further develop the Smart Mooring technology and use this to enhance existing moored equipment whose purpose is to collect oceanographic data and information on the environmental quality of inshore waters. Developments will include the capability of long term deployment of equipment.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Through the development of more reliable and longer life equipment reduce monitoring costs, at the same time increasing the quality and amount of data collected to support DEFRA responsibilities e.g. in respect of the European (Nitrate Directive) and eutrophication.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Towards operational oceanography - improving Smart Buoy        (259k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2001

Cost: £88,409
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine