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, […]

Formatting your CF card

ODAS5IR v4.0.0 Instrument Software We have recently released ODAS5IR v4.0.0 instrument software (2019). If you are operating the new software please use the restore command to format the CF card. More information in the ODAS5IR 4.0.0 User Guide. ODAS5IR v3.5 Instrument Software If you are operating the older ODAS5IR v3.5 instrument software please follow the […]

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  

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 […]