February 2020 – September 2021
The Pathway Program - Cable & Platform Development / Sensor Integration
Automated post-processing, using machine-learning models; Automated analytical tools (that generate estimates of fish frequency, abundance, and distribution)
April 2020 – May 2021
The Pathway Program - Data Automation: Echosounders
Development of Acoustic Doppler Aquatic Animal Monitoring (ADAAM) for application to marine life movement in high-energy tidal channels
March 2018 – February 2021
Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCPs) are a standard tool used for measuring ocean currents.
March – December 2020
The Pathway Program - Technology Validation: Multibeam (Imaging) Sonars
May – December 2020
The Pathway Program - Data Automation: Passive Acoustic Monitoring Devices
May – September 2020
The objective of this project is to define a new, enhanced power purchase agreement (PPA) for use by NSPI or an independent procurement administrator when contracting with Independent (e.g., renewable) Power Producers (IPPs).
October 2018 – September 2020
This project created a framework for testing in-stream tidal turbine effects on specific marine species populations. The framework provides the basis for future assessment of far-field and cumulative environmental effects.
July 2018 – September 2020
Electric boats have the potential to act as “energy storage wrapped in a boat”.
June 2018 – October 2019
In the past few years, the Nova Scotia tidal community has augmented its marine operational capacity, but some unknowns and risks still exist and the cost associated with such operations are high.
July 2018 – July 2019
This project has two primary objectives - to characterize the flow and turbulence in the Aquatron facility pool tank using turbulence sensors calibrated against a traceable standard; and to test technologies for investigating the horizontal variability of turbulence in real-world tidal channels.