Entries by Kylie Flower

Happy Holidays: Office closed from December 26-30

Please be advised that the Rockland Scientific office will be closed between December 26th to the 30th 2016. Everyone at Rockland wishes you a joyous holiday season especially if you find yourself at sea during this time. If you require support over the holidays please do not hesitate to contact support@rocklandscientific.com. We will respond promptly […]

Instrument Communication Troubleshooting

While operating a Rockland Scientific Microstructure Instrument you may experience difficulty with instrument communication. Here are some troubleshooting tips to help ensure reliable communication with your internally recording instrument. In order to communicate, you will need your microstructure instrument, the instrument deck cable and a computer. You will need to connect to your computer via […]

Winches Optimized for Turbulence Profilers

When choosing a winch for your turbulence profiler it is important to consider the deployment characteristics of turbulence profilers. Unlike a CTD Rosette, turbulence profilers descend in what is known as tethered free-fall. Tethered free-falling is when a profiler is allowed to fall uninterrupted and decoupled from the vessel and/or ocean surface motions. To achieve this, […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Rockland Scientific! Emma is winning with her MicroCTD Turbulence Profiler costume. Do you want to learn more about our MicroCTD? Click here!

VicTOR 2016 Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended VicTOR 2016. It was a successful week and we are happy to see so many people learning about ocean turbulence.

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 […]