Biologging & GPS Tracking

The need for speed in sea turtle telemetry – SnapperGPS vs Assisted GPS

SnapperGPS vs Assisted GPS To acquire GPS signals when tracking sea turtles your GPS receiver must be above the waterline and exposed to the sky. Easier said than done when sea turtles may only spend 2.2 seconds breaking the water's surface when coming up for air....

LoRaWAN vessel tracking for small-scale fisheries, SPOT, North Cyprus

Getting started Tracking the movement and location of small fishing vessels requires a low-cost and scalable solution. The Society for the Protection of Turtles (SPOT) were keen to explore the use of LoRa radio communications to monitor fishing activity and spearhead...

New Horizons – Open Access ARGOS Telemetry

Why isn't there an Arduino style platform for biologging and satellite telemetry? It's a question that the Arribada Initiative has been working to address for the past 3 years, and today at the World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona, we were delighted to be able...

Selecting GPS tags to track the critically endangered Hooded Grebe

  The Hooded Grebe (Podiceps gallardoi) is a water bird endemic to Patagonia, Argentina. It has spectacular crimson eyes and a fascinating  head-bobbing mating dance  — similar to the Argentinian Tango. Their breeding grounds are located in the highland plateaus...