News tagged with buoys

NOAA deploys new 'smart buoy' off Annapolis

NOAA deployed the seventh in a series of "smart buoys" to monitor weather conditions and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay today. The buoy, located at the mouth of Severn River near Annapolis, Md., will be used by commercial ...

Nov 11, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 1

Safer shipping with high-tech radar

Traffic volumes are increasing, not only on our roads but also at sea. A new marine radar system with improved antenna technology is set to meet the growing demands of navigation – and protect ships against ...

Sep 02, 2013 3 / 5 (2) 0

Everyone knows it's windy . . .

... And now they have the data to prove it.  The middle of Lake Michigan is a vast, untapped reservoir of wind energy. The next step will be to find out if it can be harvested economically without harming ...

May 25, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 4

Locating tsunami warning buoys

Australian researchers describe a mathematical model in the International Journal of Operational Research that can find the ten optimal sites at which tsunami detection buoys and sea-level monitors should be installed. The mo ...

Apr 28, 2010 3 / 5 (1) 0