BristleCon Recap - 2023
The first-ever BristleCon conference was hosted at Sofar Ocean’s headquarters in San Francisco, California, November 9th and 10th, 2023. The two-day conference featured ocean innovations, speakers, demos, networking, and hands-on training with Bristlemouth, an open standard for ocean connectivity.
BLUEiQ’s Novel OpenEar Hydrophone Aims to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales
BLUEiQ is a women-owned startup that is disrupting passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) with smart, low SWaP-C (size, weight, power, and cost) ML-enabled hydrophones to protect ocean biodiversity and enhance offshore and port safety and security.
Coastal Carolina University’s Smart Reef Initiative: Revolutionizing Coral Resilience
Discover the Smart Reefs Initiative, a partnership between the South Carolina Floodwater Commission and Coastal Carolina University in 2020. This collaboration seeks to introduce artificial reef structures along the Carolina coastline to tackle rising sea levels and coastal flooding facilitated by real-time data.
Aqualink: Monitoring Ocean Climate Change
Aqualink is a philanthropically-funded organization helping citizen scientists monitor sensitive coral reefs and underwater ecosystems.