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1 OCEAN NETOWRKS CANADA s QUaSI REAL-TIME UNDERWATER MONITORING AND CONTROL SYSTEMS Scott McLean, Benoit Pirenne Ocean Networks Canada ICOE,

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3 CABLED OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEMS Hierarchical layering of infrastructure to extend the Internet from coast to the deep sea Telecom grade electro-optic cable High bandwidth data communications Over 100kW of power, distances over 1000km Real time access to network of hundreds of sensors High temporal sampling over long time periods Unprecedented understanding of marine environment and domain awareness

4 PRIMARY INFRASTRUCTURE

5 SECONDARY INFRASTRUCTURE

6 OCEANS 2.0

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8 VENUS Operational since km electro-optic cable 2Gbit data 6kW power 80 sensors 4 Primary Science Sites m Major research themes Tracking events Zooplankton & fish behaviour Marine mammal communications Water currents & ocean renewal Sediment dynamics Testbed for coastal technologies

9 NEPTUNE Operational since km electro-optic cable 32Gbit data 160kW power 300 science sensors, 1200 engineering sensors 5 Primary Science Sites m Major research themes Climate change Plate tectonics Gas hydrates & crustal fluids Deep sea ecosystems Engineering & computational science Testbed for deep ocean technologies

10 CAMBRIDGE BAY Operational since m electrical cable 100Mbit data 200W power 10 sensors 7m Satellite com backhaul Major research themes Arctic climate change Ice behavior Marine mammal behavior Testbed for Arctic sensor technologies

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12 SMART OCEAN SYSTEMS Tm

13 COLLABORATE. WHAT THE OCEAN PARTICIPATE. IS TELLING US INNOVATE. ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE APRIL 23, 2013 SMART OCEANS BC

14 COLLABORATE. WHAT THE OCEAN PARTICIPATE. IS TELLING US INNOVATE. ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE APRIL 23, 2013 SMART OCEANS BC Marine safety Public safety Baseline and long term environmental monitoring Work with industry partners to develop showcase of Canadian technologies monitoring the BC coast Create operational data products

15 COLLABORATE. WHAT THE OCEAN PARTICIPATE. IS TELLING US INNOVATE. ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE APRIL 23, 2013 Sensor systems Surface currents Sea state Hydrophones Water Quality Tsunami Earthquake Pwave AIS Weather

16 COLLABORATE. WHAT THE OCEAN PARTICIPATE. IS TELLING US INNOVATE. ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE APRIL 23, 2013 FORCE

17 COLLABORATE. WHAT THE OCEAN PARTICIPATE. IS TELLING US INNOVATE. ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE APRIL 23, 2013 FORCE PLATFORM PROJECT Ongoing environmental monitoring Assess performance of tidal energy devices Assess effect on the environment

18 COLLABORATE. WHAT THE OCEAN PARTICIPATE. IS TELLING US INNOVATE. ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE APRIL 23, 2013

19 COLLABORATE. PARTICIPANT. INNOVATE. THANKS! Scott McLean Director, ONC Innovation Centre

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