COVE Plans Ocean Monitoring

COVE Plans Ocean Monitoring

The Digital Harbour program will roll out a large-scale data gathering operation in Halifax Harbour.

The Dartmouth-based Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship plans to roll out a system to digitally monitor Halifax harbour with an eye to commercial applications, initially under a partnership with local data company CarteNav Solutions.

Under its Digital Harbour: Seabed to Space program, COVE plans to gather data from buoys, underwater sensors, land-based and aerial sensors and satellites. For the first phase of the rollout, COVE and CarteNav will collaborate on research and development for sensors on the surface of the ocean.

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