NORTEK Turbulence Measurements Workshop

You are invited to join Nortek users and engineers for a one-day technical seminar at the authentic Hotel New York in Rotterdam to present work focused on turbulence studies. We will be presenting our latest Nortek developments.

Workshop Turbulence 2


Visitors can use our NORTEK Eventbrite page for easy registration.


Users are invited to contribute 15 minute presentations about their work and experiences on the following presentation themes.  For consideration, please email NortekBV (

  • Turbulence
  • Waves
  • Sediment transport
  • Boundary layers 
  • Laboratory studies




08:30-09:00    Registration at the library room

09:00-09:15    Nortek welcome and introduction

09:15-10:00    Sicco Kamminga, NortekBV: Turbulence, an introduction

10:00-10:20    Tea & Coffee break

10:20-10:40    Doppler theory and instruments

10:40-11:00     Styn Claeys, Flanders Hydraulics Research Water Management. Measuring sediment transport: we don't see what we hear! But what should we believe? 

11:00-11:20     Hans Vereecken, Flanders Hydraulics Research Water Management. Water dynamics and sediment transport at Mariakerke beach

11:20-11:40     Ketil Horn, NortekAS: The New Signature Platform

11:40-12 20     Sicco Kamminga & Ketil Horn: Signature1000 features what  mean and what does it mean for you?  AHRS, HR, echosounder mode, 5th vertical beam, interleaved current and wavemeasurements, 16Hz sampling

12:20-13:30     Lunch at Hotel New York

13:30-14:30     Signature1000/VectorIMU/Vectrino Profiler instrument demonstrations

14:30-14:50     Aymeric Buatois & Magnus Harrold, Tocardo Tidal Turbines. Tidal Turbines At The Oosterschelde Barrier

14:50-15:15     Tea & Coffee break

15:15-15:35     Herman Huitema, NortekBV: Getting the most out of the Vectrino Profiler

The new Vectrino Profiler probe

15:35-15:55     Herman Huitema & Robert Craig, Oceanillumination: Ocean Contour post-processing software introduction and trial

15:55-16:30     Closure and drinks