Research Implementation Unit
Supporting oceanographic and geophysical research in Atlantic Canada

About the Research Implementation Unit

The Research Implementation Unit (RIU), based at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, is comprised of qualified personnel with expertise in instrument support, field logistics, glider operations and data management.

The RIU has extensive experience in supporting oceanographic and geophysical research, and the technical and scientific expertise to ensure the success of research initiatives in Atlantic Canada.

Expertise, services and equipment

Access our highly qualified and specialized team of scientists, engineers, and technicians, who have collaborated to launch over 100 successful missions.

From mission planning to sensor calibration and everything in between, we offer a wide range of services to ensure your next project will be a success.

Richard Davis - Research Implementation Unit

With our state-of-the-art glider fleet and brand new research facility, we have the right tools and gear that you need.

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Technicians deploying wave gliderOBSResearch Implementation Unit glidersStudent working at seaWave glider in water