August 2016 - Marine Technology Reporter

MTR100: Multi-Electronique (MTE)

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Located in Rimouski, QC Canada and serving worldwide, Multi-Electronique (MTE) Inc. is renowned for the quality of its products and its effective after-sale service. The company offers a large and diversified range of product for oceanographic community. The main devices are µAURAL, AURAL-M2, and instrumental oceanographic buoys conceived and developed in collaboration with Fisheries and Oceans CANADA.

The AURAL devices are autonomous underwater recording systems. It can numerically record underwater sounds over a period up to a year with total autonomy. It is mainly used for the listening of marine mammal’s noises, but also for underwater noise pollution, methane bubbles and the Grand North ice cracking as examples. At the same time, it records pressure and water temperature. These instruments have been deployed all around the globe, by Fisheries and Oceans CANADA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ENSTA Bretagne, as well as many universities and research contractors for a wide range of acoustic application. The Instrumental Oceanographic Buoy has been conceived to accommodate the use of many instruments in order to satisfy the oceanographic researchers’ needs.
(As published in the July/August 2016 MTR100 edition of Marine Technology Reporter)

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