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January 2024 Newsletter

Sea-Bird Swell

Welcome to the Sea-Bird Swell – our monthly newsletter that gives you the latest in what’s happening at Sea-Bird Scientific, and the broader oceanographic community.

Customer Spotlight

CTD Appreciation Day Was January 22nd!


“King County, Washington’s mooring program is designed to collect continuous oceanographic and meteorological data every 15 minutes in Central Puget Sound. The high-frequency time series dataset allows us to track long-term trends, interannual variability, and spatial differences between our deployment sites. The data are publicly available and routinely used by various organizations including NANOOS, UW-APL, and the Seattle Aquarium.” – Greg Ikeda, King County

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The team at Sea-Bird Scientific has been working on something exciting that we are thrilled to share next month….be sure to watch out for an announcement email from us as well as updates on our social media channels!


Upcoming Events

February 18 – 23 | Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024
New Orleans, LA, USA

March 12 – 14 | Oceanology International 2024
London, UK

May 20 – 23 | MTS Buoy Workshop
Sequim, WA

September 23 – 26 | OCEANS Conference
Halifax, NS, CA

October 6 – 11 | Ocean Optics XXVI
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

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Ocean Science Meeting 2024

We Hope to See You at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024 Please join us at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 18-23 of February at booth number #527. We will have a number of associates on site – ready to answer your questions and discuss the latest in innovation in ocean science and Sea-Bird Scientific.

We’re also excited to once again sponsor The Oceanography Society (TOS) Breakfast at Ocean Sciences on February 21, 2024 from 7:15 to 8:15am in the Great Hall Foyer of the Morial Convention Center. Please join us for the complimentary breakfast, where you will have the opportunity to network with several hundred TOS members. Please RVSP by February 13, 2024, by completing the online form or by emailing Jenny Ramarui to let her know you plan on attending.

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Discontinued Products Announcement

Due to ongoing supply chain challenges and obsolete components, service can no longer be supported for the following products as of July 1st, 2024: SBE 16 (non-plus), SBE 19 (non-plus), SBE 25 (non-plus), SBE 29, and SUNA V1. Instruments with current versions (SBE 16plus V2, SBE 19plus V2, SBE 25plus, and SUNA V2) will still be fully supported and serviced. SBE 16plus V1, SBE 16plus-IM V1, and SBE 19plus V1 will remain in Best Effort Service. For more information, please visit our Discontinued Models page. To inquire about our current models, please reach out to Sales via our Contact Us page or email


Sea-Bird Scientific Job Board

Sea-Bird Scientific Job Board

See what opportunities await you at Sea-Bird Scientific with our latest job postings:

Service Engineer I

See current openings


The Latest Wave in Ocean News


WHOI’s Amy Apprill “speaks for the reefs” at COP28

A Tale of Two Capes: Resilient Coasts of Cape Cod and Cape Verde

How deep do marine plastics go?

3 memorable Jason Dives


Accessible Oceans


Featured Posts

Oceanology International 2024

We hope to see you at #Oi24 We are excited to return to Oceanology International 2024 again in London, UK from March 12-14. Overview Oceanology International brings together 500+ exhibitors in the only event that links the three key players in the industry:...

Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024

We hope to see you at #OSM24 We are excited to return to Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana from February 18-23 at booth number #527. Overview The Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024 is co-sponsored by the American Geophysical Union, the Association for the...

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