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Applications for Environmental Assessment

Meteorology & Oceanography
Tsunami & Seismic Monitoring
Fish & Marine Mammal Monitoring

Meteorology & Oceanography

Collect fine-scale, meteorological and oceanographic data to improve marine and weather models with Wave Gliders.

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“New tools such as the Wave Glider give us data and capabilities not previously possible, advancing our ability to link global climate issues to local level drivers.”
— Pedro M.S. Monteiro,
Chief Oceanographer with the CSIR

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Wave Glider harvesting data

Tsunami & Seismic Monitoring

Mobile, long-duration Wave Gliders are ideal for harvesting data from subsea sensors and tracking seafloor motion using GPS-Acoustics.

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“As we think about other seafloor geodesy projects in remote places, these would not be possible without the Wave Glider.”
— Dr. Heidrun Kopp,
Chief Scientist at GEOMAR

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Wave Gliders for tsunami and seismic monitoring

Fish & Marine Mammal Monitoring

Wave Gliders can improve how you find fish, track tagged marine mammals, and assess the health of fisheries—for a fraction of the cost of ships-based methods.

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See how the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) used the Wave Glider to detect the presence and movement of tagged crabs in real time.

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Wave Gliders Wave Gliders to find, track, and monitor marine creatures