James Neilan

James Neilan

Yorktown, VA

Tethys Oceanix LLC, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, NASA Langley Research Center, NASA GLOBE

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Published on Apr 23, 2021

A buoy and more of its blog

People who say 'it's only software' should be given a good talking to. However, though software is usually sidelined in common conversation, it is a vital component in getting our instruments to do...

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Published on Apr 23, 2021

A buoy and its blog

Greetings enthusiats! We have a good deal to write about and will be release a series of short posts to get you all caught up. We apologize for the lack of project communication, but a much was to...

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Published on Mar 14, 2021

Video Update #1

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Published on Feb 17, 2021

Welcome new partners!

We have expanded with a growing team of excited partners  who are committed to engaging students in our project! Weekly planning meetings now also include the staff at Standing Rush (our Ohio site)...

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Published on Feb 16, 2021

Sensor Selections

Greetings enthusiasts!We hope this finds you all well. We've selected our water quality sensor suite for our sites. Five sensors have been ordered.We will be using Vernier as our sensor manufacture...

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Published on Feb 09, 2021

Schedule and Equipment Updates

Greetings enthusiasts! I hope this update finds you all well. We've made updates to the project schedule to reflect changes in the project as rubber hits the road, or as the rudder hits the water.....

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Published on Jan 19, 2021

Location, location, location...

Greetings enthusiasts! We have been scotting locations for deployment of the field systems and have two potential sites selected. We are working to better understand the sites, accessibility, 4G/5G...

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Published on Jan 18, 2021

Architectural Designs for Communications and Science Platform(s)

Greetings enthusiasts!I hope you are all well and healthy. We are working towards the prototype design for the communications platforms for the telepresence system. USing the magic of MS Powerpoint...

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Published on Dec 29, 2020

Kick-off!

We are so very happy to have been fully funded for this effort! We've kicked off with a short burst of emails to our donors and technical team as we prepare a new year start. There will be a slight...

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@DhritiRuiz, Welcome! Indeed it is. Though we are focus on to specific surface locations, the system we are working on will hopefully enable students all over the world the ability to study all of these domains more effectively. Thank you for sharing.
Feb 03, 2021
Can immersive telepresence systems more effectively educate inland and coastal communities about the hydrosphere?
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I'm all about this! Good luck!
Jan 18, 2021
Monitoring ocean health with a new, low-cost, real-time sensor suite
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Tico, thank you very much! We hope to get this funded and rolling this spring. More to come, stay tuned!
Dec 07, 2020
Can immersive telepresence systems more effectively educate inland and coastal communities about the hydrosphere?
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Jason, I've connected the dots, lol. Thank you so much! We should catch up on what you've done.
Dec 07, 2020
Can immersive telepresence systems more effectively educate inland and coastal communities about the hydrosphere?
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