Dr Christopher Balfour

Contact details

Group: 
Ocean Technology and Engineering
Email: 
cabal at noc.ac.uk
Location: 
Liverpool
Telephone: 
+44 (0)151 795 4826

Profile

Biography

I am employed as an electronics engineer with the primary responsibility to provide support for the scientific work that is undertaken by the Coastal and Shelf Seas Group at the National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool (NOCL). This work includes marine instrument development, deployment, recovery, remote monitoring and measurement data quality management.

Research interests

Development of robust marine instrumentation systems along with the associated organisation, recording and quality control of the data these systems generate.

Design and implementation of engineering systems to exploit techniques that allow real time data transfer from remotely deployed marine instruments.