Wave data and modeling inform harbour planning in southern Nova Scotia

The small fishing harbour of Lower Sandy Point, near the southern tip of Nova Scotia, was modified to reduce the agitating effects of swell. Breakwaters were added, nearly enclosing the harbour. The resulting structure – approximately in the shape of two backward Ls with an opening between their bases – successfully reduced the swell, and, several times each year, in … Read More

RBR supports more CTD and sensor OEM customers with libRBR toolbox

February 7, 2019 – Ottawa, ON, Canada The new libRBR toolbox enables efficient system integration for our many OEM customers. It is a C library designed for deployment on the OEM controller, providing a level of abstraction by wrapping each instrument command in a function with fully typed arguments. The library handles the intricacies of waking the instrument, response parsing, … Read More

CROW and Collecting Wintertime Data in the Arctic Ocean

“This year we were working at minus 35 and we realized, that’s where just about everything starts to work badly. We had snowmobile issues. We had ice auger issues. We had plastics breaking. I noticed for one of the few times that the local Inuit Rangers we were working with were cold. These are the guys who take their gloves … Read More

RBR Opens Office in China

November 1, 2018 – Qingdao, China RBR is pleased to announce the formal opening of RBR China in Qingdao. RBR China is a wholly-owned foreign enterprise under the direction of RBR Ltd. (Canada) and has been established to more efficiently support the growing customer base and collaborative business development activities in China. The coastal city of Qingdao is the hub … Read More

RBR makes the Growth 500 list – again.

– Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – Ottawa (September 17, 2018) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today released the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – and RBR made the list again. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue … Read More