Microplastics Sampler developed by OSIL

Global environmental monitoring experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) are pleased to release a new Microplastics Sampler for the collection of water samples for the analysis of microplastics. Oceanic microplastic pollution is an increasing concern in the worlds’ oceans, and continues to grow due to the degradation and fragmentation of existing marine litter through physical …

OSIL deliver set of Marine Snow Catchers for Norway

Oceanographic equipment manufacturer Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have supplied 3 Marine Snow Catchers to a Norwegian institute for use in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica on a 5 month research cruise. Marine Snow Catchers are large volume water samplers with separable top and bottom sections that allow researchers to collect and characterise suspended and …

Monitoring real time hydrodynamic changes from coastal platforms

Supporting marine renewable energy (MRE) research with live data from buoy networks The nearshore and offshore regions running from the shallow coastal shelf to the intertidal zone are dramatic, tempestuous and extremely complex environments that offer the potential to reliably provide vast amounts of renewable energy to most coastal countries in one form or another. …

OSIL spotlight Laboratory Measurement of Salinity Course

Global salinity specialists Ocean Scientific International Ltd are highlighting their Laboratory Measurement of Salinity Course. The 2-day Laboratory Measurement of Salinity Workshop covers all aspects of sample handling, salinometer operation and data processing, using the industry standard Guildline ‘Autosal’ and ‘Portasal’ salinometers, with IAPSO Standard Seawater and other seawater samples provided. The training is appropriate …

OSIL supply unique Modular Multiple Corer for Papua New Guinea project

International seabed sampling specialists Ocean Scientific International Ltd have shipped a uniquely modified version of the industry standard Multiple Corer to Australia for use in a project in a remote location of Papua New Guinea.   The corer has been converted into a modular design to allow it to be transported by helicopter. The frame …