Glider Technician

Jude van der Meer

Jude van der Meer is the newest glider technician of the OTN glider field team. Primarily, Jude assists with Slocum and Wave Glider maintenance and field operations. He is also involved in weekly sampling within the Bedford Basin alongside scientists from the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) Bedford Basin monitoring program.

Jude holds a Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology & Oceanography/combine honours) from Dalhousie University where his primary interests focused on phytoplankton physiology and biological oceanography.