Entries by Kylie Flower

VicTOR 2016: Victoria Turbulence Observation Retreat

VicTOR 2016 builds on success of previous turbulence training workshops held around the world The Victoria Turbulence Observation Retreat, “VicTOR 2016”, is a 5-day VMP training workshop that covers all aspects turbulence measurements using VMP profilers, from basic measurement theory, to the setup, operation, maintenance, deployment and processing of VMP turbulence data. The workshop is scheduled for […]

Formatting your CF card

On occasion, you may wish to reformat your CF card.  CF cards are reformatted when they are corrupted, or contain a large number of data files that you want to remove. To reformat your CF Card, you must be using a Windows computer. Connect your VMP to your PC using Motocross Download all data files […]

VMP-250 Deployment Techniques Training Video

Deployment of the VMP-250 requires that it is mechanically decoupled from the vessel. Watch this training video for tips on proper deployment techniques. Video taken from recent training outside of Victoria Harbour, British Columbia. Cheers, The Customer Success Team  

Announcement of Ocean Microstructure Glider (OMG) 2016 Training Program

    VICTORIA, CANADA, April 18, 2016 – Rockland Scientific Inc. (Rockland), Teledyne Webb Research (TWR) and their Spanish partner, INNOVA oceanografía litoral, are pleased to announce the inaugural Ocean Microstructure Glider Training Program (OMG 2016), scheduled for May 10 – 13th, 2016 at the “Marine Technological Service” (SITMA) within the University of Las Palmas […]

Downloads Access

Thank you for your patience while we work out the bugs in our new website.  Over the past few months, some people have had trouble accessing the downloads section of our website. Please note that old user accounts have not been transferred to our new website. If you have not accessed our website in 2016, you must […]

Replacing Clear Heat-Shrink Tubing on SMC cables

Each SMC cable that protrudes from the nose cone of a VMP, MicroRider, or MicroSquid is encased in 2 pieces of clear heat-shrink tubing. The clear tubing insulates the exposed metal of both the SMC cable shaft and the nut from the inner wall of the probe holder. Damaged tubing must be replaced so that […]

Identifying and Avoiding Moisture Damage in your Instrument

One of the most frequently occurring problems among our user group is moisture damage to the probes, SMC cables, and nose cone.  There are several reasons moisture damage may occur. Poor installation of sensors: over-tightening or under-tightening the probe holder cap, or an ill-seated probe will compromise the integrity of the sealing surface. Installing sensors in the rain: […]