I made a mistake, I did manage to find some +/-0.05 degC thermistors for USD4 on Digikey, so the USD9 figure can be feasible in low quantitites. I actually bought a bunch of the thermistors you linked to; the part variation is quite high so calibration is needed to get good... (read more)
Thanks Kate - that's really helpful. The company in question are investors in an emerging high-end aquaculture venture and I assume their interest is around utilising individual fish tracking to drive greater efficiency i.e. to adjust feed inputs, estimate growth rates, detect disease etc. all... (read more)
Recently the National Whistleblower Center has worked on analyzing the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships ("APPS"), which implements the MARPOL Protocol into U.S. law. It is of particular interest to our organization because it includes a whistleblower reward provision, and the U.S. has become... (read more)
I wanted to post a resource for all who may be interested. The National Whistleblower Center is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that has worked for over 30 years to promote whistelblower rights and protections through a variety of avenues, including litigation, legislative advocacy, and... (read more)
The Okinawa Prefectural Government recently released this summary report on the symposium on Henoko-Oura Bay, in Okinawa Japan, organized by the Nature Conservation Society of Japan.
It was sent to us and I thought that it might be of particular interest to those in this group. It... (read more)
Speaking of data interpretation, creating an IUU risk score was the challenge for this team from the Data Science for Social Good summer fellows program. I saw a presentation on it and they were linking AIS information to other data, like registries, recent landings, etc. Supposedly, their work... (read more)
We are starting to deploy buoys to demarcate no entry, no-take zones in a recently declared Marine Fisheries Management Area in Cambodia, and would like advice on materials and design for the marker buoy attachment and anchoring system.
We have 1 m diameter and 0.6 m high cyclindrical... (read more)
Sorry for the late reply as I have other commitments currently.
In our case, we are using facial scales pattern because we found out that each individual have a distinctive scutes pattern (number, position & shape) on their face. Fins pattern are usable as well for... (read more)
Algae technology is central to innovation to conserve biodiversity against the threats of climate change. I am part of a global scientific group called Ocean Foresters. Our proposed Haven Atoll system aims to use algae to help save coral biodiversity and reduce ocean acidity. We are seeking... (read more)
An upcoming NOAA webinar might be of interest to this group:
Ocean Exploration & MPAs: Priorities, Technological Advances and Partnerships
Speaker: Alan Leonardi, PhD, NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
Abstract: ... (read more)
Have you checked out Whale Alert? There may be some scope for applying/adapting the same technology for averting manatee strikes by applying it to the recreational boating sector.
Gavin (read more)