AtlantOS Ocean Hour Webinar - Democratising ocean observations through low-cost technologies and citizen science

Location: Online
Start: Monday January 30th, 2023
End: Monday January 30th, 2023

Organised by AtlantOS, this edition of ‘Ocean Hour’ is titled ‘Democratising ocean observations through low-cost technologies and citizen science’. The virtual event will take place on 30th January 2023 at 11 am (EST).

This version of Ocean Hour is dedicated to the topic of low-cost technologies. This will be addressed in the context of providing opportunities for communities to engage in the development of the All-Atlantic Ocean Observing System. During these meetings, experts engage in discussions on specific topics, use cases, projects, programmes, and relevant obstacles.

Participants will have the opportunity to network at the end of the event. Ocean Hour is a recurring event that takes place on the second Tuesday of the month.


  • Fernando Lima - Marine Ecologist BIOPOLIS CCTBON - Temperature, biodiversity observation and citizen science.
  • Katy Croff Bell - Founder and President Ocean Discovery League - Deep Sea exploration with easy-to-use low-cost deep-sea camera and sensor system.
  • Cooper Van Vranken - Founder and Director Bering Data Collective - Temperature and salinity sensor in fishing gear. Results are sent in real-time to vessel.
  • Fredrik Gustavsson - Inventor and entrepreneur Deepod - Temperature, depth, light sensors in paravanes and lures. Results directly in smartphone.

Moderators: Patrick Gorringe, Lucie Cocquempot, Mariana Rocha de Souza

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