Researchers from Maine’s Aquaculture Innovation Center are building a buoy designed to aid oyster and seaweed farmers along the U.S.’s northeastern coast.
Lacawac Sanctuary boasts an unspoiled glacial lake, wetlands, ponds, second-growth forests and a focus on limnology.
Superior Watershed Partnership deployed a new buoy in a remote area near Stannard Rock to provide Lake Superior weather data to locals and researchers.
Enhanced water quality monitoring in Utah Lake shows three types of cyanobacteria algae blooms inhabiting the lake simultaneously.
Scientists from Bowling Green State University use data buoys to study the Sandusky Bay to learn more about Lake Erie Planktothrix blooms and water quality.
We put together this infographic on data buoys for our Spring 2017 edition of the Environmental Monitor (PDF available online). Organizations across the globe use data buoy systems to observe and monitor atmospheric and oceanographic conditions in...
Researchers at Ohio State University’s Stone Lab gather algae measurements using a cellular data buoy with the goal of one day predicting bloom toxicity.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has completed the first long-term deployment of ESPniagara, a robot measuring microcystin in real time.
A new water quality monitoring buoy deployed near Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach is helping to forecast bacteria levels for beach managers.
A lake data buoy recently launched on Lake Champlain by State University of New York scientists is aiding research, education and weather forecasting.
A new York River buoy will add understanding to an understudied, high-traffic section of Chesapeake Bay while aiding local and national monitoring networks.
Buoy-attached tech developed at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is helping to spot threatened baleen whales in the New York Bight.
Data buoys and temperature strings help U. Saskatchewan and Nipissing University scientists study mixing’s role in Lake Nipissing algae blooms.
Scientists at State University of New York monitor Sodus Bay water quality off Lake Ontario to better predict algal blooms.
A new data buoy launched by the Regional Science Consortium in May 2016 is helping citizens near Lake Erie’s Pennsylvania waters keep safe, according to GoErie.com. The buoy joins several platforms, including another data buoy deployed nearshore,...
A research buoy operated by Ohio State University’s Stone Lab is deployed in Lake Erie and keeping an eye on water quality around Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Data from the platform are available online in real time. Some of...
Results of a long-term E. Coli modeling effort backed by Chicago beach buoy data show a predictive modeling approach is better than traditional methods.
U.S. Geological Survey scientists use a network of monitors, aided by a NexSens CB-950 Data Buoy, to gauge the Liberty Island Restoration Project’s success.
The Jefferson Project, a complex and long-term study of the dynamics of Lake George, is set to deploy the last of its sensor platforms this year, according to the Post-Star. Most of the platforms in the lake...
Using more than 25 years of satellite temperature data and ground measurements from 235 lakes spanning six continents, researchers have found a disturbing trend for our planet’s lakes. On average, freshwater lakes appear to be warming faster...