Ocean buoys aren't just for marine conservation: they're also helping track and aid the conservation of sea birds
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.
Examining the advantages of a distributed data collection network during peak cyclone season in the Southern Pacific Ocean.
Ocean buoy wind and wave data, as well as tidal predictions, can help harbormasters manage the influx of port traffic.
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.
The Brazilian Navy chose Sofar Spotters to support their weather research and monitoring mission in the Southern Ocean.
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SPC has deployed a Spotter buoy off Nouméa's Southern coast, as part of the "Regional Coastal Warning Network.
We deployed an array of 200 weather sensors in the Pacific and assimilate the data in our global models. We have reduced forecast rms errors by over 20%, providing the highest fidelity wave forecasts in the world.