Sea-Bird Electronics News

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Sea-Bird Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of the new SBE 39plus-IM Temperature (optional Pressure) Recorder. The 39plus-IM replaces the 39-IM, first produced in 2005. Read more.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Current openings for a Senior Physical Oceanographer, Electrical Engineer III/Systems Engineer, Production Engineering Technician III, Danaher Business System Lead, Solidworks Design Drafter, Test Technician III, and Production Read more.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Casey Moore, president of Sea-Bird Scientific, shared his thoughts on advancing the business of studying the ocean in View from the Top in the April 2016 issue of Read more.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Some SBE 25plus users have reported missing data from some casts while profiling in cold seawater (< 5 °C, 30-35 psu). The problem does not occur on every 25plus, and is intermittent. Read more.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
This is the announcement for the 2016 Student Equipment Loan Program offered by Sea-Bird Scientific. The purpose of this program is to grant a loan of equipment free of charge to qualified graduate students for original research projects as proposed by the student investigator. Read more.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Sea-Bird recently began servicing these additional products at our facility in Kempten, Germany: SBE 25plus Sealogger CTD, SBE 56 Temperature Logger, and CTD for UCTD. Read more.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Certain Sea-Bird Scientific sensors have MCBH wet-pluggable bulkhead connectors that may fail due to a change in material by our supplier (this issue does not apply to XSG connectors). Read more.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Sea-Bird Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of  the new SeaOWL UV-ATM in-situ oil-in-water sensor. Read more.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Sea-Bird released updated software to address intermittent connectivity issues where the host computer or SeatermV2 cannot recognize an instrument communicating via its internal USB connector. Read more.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Coverage of Sea-Bird Scientific in the Seattle Times: Local firm shares in Ocean X-Prize, donates winnings. Read more.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
SEATTLE, July 21, 2015 – Team DuraFET, a collective of environmental and technology leaders from Honeywell Aerospace, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and Sea-Bird Scientific, has been awarded $250,000 in the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Read more.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Congratulations to our 2015 Graduate Student Equipment Loan Award Recipients, Danielle Claar and Molly Burdick-Whipp! Read more.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Field performance of SBE 41/41cp Argo CTD pressure sensors manufactured by Druck and Kistler are compared. Sea-Bird recommends customer consideration and acceptance of Kistler pressure sensors in Argo CTDs. Read more.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
If billions of phytoplankton fall in the ocean and no one observes it, does it still result in a net sequestration of carbon? Read more.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
SBE 37-SMP-ODO and SBE 37-IMP-ODO MicroCATs were set with an incorrect factory default value that affects pumping time. Instruments in warm waters (> 25 °C) with rapidly changing oxygen concentration may not be measuring fully equilibrated maximum and minimum oxygen concentrations. Read more.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Sea-Bird is now shipping the SBE 39plus, a successor to the SBE 39. The original SBE 39 was introduced in 1998 and has continuously evolved over the years with periodic, minor upgrades. Read more.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Recently Sea-Bird Scientific combined, updated, and expanded our presence on multiple social media platforms. Read more.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Sea-Bird stopped selling SBE 13Y and SBE 23Y DO sensors in 2001, but customers who bought these sensors in the past still request us to service and calibrate the sensors. Parts for these sensors are difficult to procure because of component obsolescence. Read more.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
In order to further our commitment to our customers, partners, and the monitoring community, Sea-Bird Scientific is pleased to announce the formation of a new business unit focused on the specific needs of coastal monitoring and inland customers. Read more.
Friday, October 25, 2013
For work to be done in our U.S. facility: Try our new On-line RMA and Service Request Form to get an RMA number and let us know what instrument(s) you are sending for calibration and/or repair. Read more.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Sea-Bird Scientific is pleased to announce the formation of a new senior Science Team led by Norge Larson. Read more.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
SBE Data Processing version 7.23.1 implemented TEOS-10 equations in a new module, Derive TEOS-10, and a new seawater calculator module SeaCalc III (replacing SeaCalc II). Read more.
Friday, July 19, 2013
SBE 49 FastCAT CTD (July 2013): SBE 49s manufactured before May 2013 have a 2.5 mK noise signal when not averaging samples (16 Hz sampling); temperature probe redesign. See Field Service Bulletin 26 for details. Read more.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Try our new Cable Search page to search for cables, including data I/O cables as well as Y-cables for multiple auxiliary sensors connecting to a single end cap connector on a CTD. Read more.