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Seawatch Wind Lidar Buoy - TRL8

Seawatch wind lidar buoy is a floating met-ocean buoy with LIDAR for measuring wind speed at different heights above sea level.

Seawatch Wind Lidar Buoy

NOWITECH contributed to the start-up of this development.

It is now offered as a commercial product by Fugro OCEANOR. It can drastically reduce the cost of collecting data on current, waves and wind at an offshore site.