News & Whitepapers
👏 NKE Instrumentation is very proud to announce its participation to the successful Accurasea Floating LiDAR Buoy Type-Validation campaign of EOLFI, granted by DNV GL regarding the Carbon Trust Roadmap.
🌊 As a sub-contractor, NKE Instrumentation provided operational services: buoy preparation, transportation, deployment at sea, day-to-day data survey and operational maintenance during the 6-month campaign.
Accurasea buoy, co-designed and manufactured by NKE Instrumentation, is issued from the R&D project BLIDAR, which aims to build a Floating LiDAR Buoy that measures the wind speed and direction with the highest accuracy as possible in all weather and ocean conditions encountered on an offshore wind farm to reduce the resource assessment uncertainty.
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⛵ Last week, the research boat Tara made a short detour to pick our Provor NOSS profiling float up in the Mediterranean Sea.
NKE supports totally Tara’s missions as they are leading a scientific revolution: the aim of the foundation is to enable scientists to predict, anticipate and better manage tomorrow’s climate risks.
Thank you very much Nicolas Bin – Tara’s Captain – and the crew for the precious help and professionalism!
🏆 Last week, the Copernicus funded TRUSTED Project Team won the prize for the best conference paper at the International Workshop Metrosea -Metrology for the sea- for the paper ‘Toward a buoys reference network for SST measurement’.
👏 Congratulations to Marc Le Menn, the main author of this paper, who received a model of one of Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company S.p.A naval vessels!
Glad to be part of this Eumetsat team with CLS, SHOM, Meteo France, JCOMMOPS, BSH
🎬 New SAMBAT multiparameter probe maintenance on its float tutorial.
Our engineer are giving you key advises to ensure the maintenance – you will be amazed how easy it is with NKE!
Few months ago, our team set the NKE multiparameter probe SAMBAT up over the Cher River (in France) in a dedicated metal structure on the pontoon. The measurement campaigns of the SAMBAT have two main goals for Veolia. The aim of the multiparameter probe is to alert in case of hydrocarbon risks and communicate data to properly configure the water treatment plant near by the multiparameter probe.
50 more drifting buoys of the TRUSTED Project –led by CLS– were delivered in June!
It was really great having you all in Brittany – we hope you enjoyed the quick trip.
We strongly suggest you to read this article written by CLS that explains clearly the TRUSTED Project and its actors.
Thank you to all the partners SHOM, Meteo France, BSH and JCOMMOPS.
A special thanks to our production team who did great 💪
Very interesting paper concerning the BGC profiling floats - among them the PROVOR CTS4 developed by NKE. Writer: Dean Roemmich Roemmich-2019-OntheFutureofArgo_AGlobal The full paper is available on request.
Another paper regarding the Biogeochemical-Argo program (BGC-Argo) launched in 2016 which aims to observe climate change, marine ecosystem health and operational services. Writer: Henry Bittig A BGC-Argo Guide_Planning, Deployment, Data Handling and Usage
🎥 French TV is talking about us! This report explains to what extent climate change is impacting the Mediterranean Sea – the Mediterranean Insitute of Oceanology is using a NKE Buoy to measure the temperature evolution at different depths. ▶️ You...
✈ Back in July – our sales manager Luc Simon flew to Taïwan in partnership with Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique & Business France to introduce NKE activity in a business week. 💼 He had the honor to meet with Mr. Ching-Piao Tsai, Ph.D – Deputy Minister of...
🌊🌏 New challenges for NKE and its partners! Convince the G7 parliamentarians in charge of the ocean the relevance of the ARGO community and get funding to: ➡ increase the number of profiling floats up to 4,700 units (4,000 and 6,000 meters...
Celebrating more than 25 years working with passion to propose the best underwater monitoring instruments globally, that was worth a video! Thank you to the team for its implication!