Acoustic receivers (global tracking infrastructure); VEMCO Mobile Transceivers (VMT)


Acoustic receivers (global tracking infrastructure); VEMCO Mobile Transceivers (VMT)
VR2s- 69kHz, 180kHz; VR3s; VR4s; VR100s; VR2AR; VR2TX

VRs: Fixed oceanographic sampling, monitoring and acoustic tracking

VMT: Mobile (animal- or glider-equipped) oceanographic sampling, monitoring, acoustic tracking

Specifications available for download.

Research Facility

Ocean Tracking Network
Dalhousie University
  • New Brunswick (NB)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)
  • Nova Scotia (NS)
  • Prince Edward Island (PE)

OTN is a global aquatic animal tracking, technology, data management and partnership platform headquartered at Dalhousie University in Canada. OTN and its partners are using electronic tags to track more than 200 keystone, commercially important, and endangered species worldwide.

  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Environmental and Earth Sciences
  • Marine/Ocean Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Agriculture, Animal Science and Food
  • Clean Technology
  • Energy (Renewable and Fossil)
  • Environmental Technologies and Related Services
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment
  • Ocean Industries
  • Policy and Governance
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Transportation


Brendal Townsend Primary Contact
Program Manager
Sara Iverson
Scientific Director

Fred Whoriskey
Executive Director

Date submitted: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 2:27 PM
Date updated: Mon, Apr 22, 2019 3:56 PM