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How Jennette's Pier and CSI Use Spotters to Enhance Wave Energy Development

North Carolina based Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) and Jennette's Pier utilize Sofar Spotters to improve data models in Marine Hydrokinetic Energy areas, and test additional innovations including biofouling protection coating.

How PTTEP Protects Thailand's Maritime Environment with Smart Mooring

Learn how the PTT Exploration and Production company of Thailand uses Spotter + Smart Mooring to help with site characterization and wave energy studies in their effort to preserve Thailand's precious maritime resources.

Storm wave monitoring and buoy data validation at Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Sofar Spotter buoy is an ideal rapid response data observation platform. Within hours of a storm alert, the Brazilian Navy was able to deploy a Spotter buoy off the coast of Rio de Janeiro to capture in situ wave and weather data.

How the University of Tokyo Measures Arctic Sea-Ice Interactions with Spotters

The University of Tokyo chose Sofar Spotters to conduct studies at high latitudes to better understand the nature of sea-ice interaction. The Spotter buoys were both resilient and able to provide meaningful data to the team even after spending the winter in the harsh Arctic Ocean.

How Spotter Buoys Support the Brazilian Navy's Antarctic Weather Mission

The Brazilian Navy chose Sofar Spotters to support their weather research and monitoring mission in the Southern Ocean.

Swimsol Incorporates Spotters into their Design Process for Floating Solar Systems on the Sea

Swimsol is an Austrian-Maldivian company that is specialized in developing floating solar systems for marine environments.

Eco Wave Power Installs Spotter Buoy

Eco Wave Power has installed Spotter in order to conduct accurate measurements of wave height at their Gibraltar wave energy station.

Spotter Helps Costal Monitoring Network in New Caledonia

SPC has deployed a Spotter buoy off Nouméa's Southern coast, as part of the "Regional Coastal Warning Network.