Cameron and James doing a (post all-nighter) photo shoot with the first two SIMB3s ever built before driving them to Boston for shipment to Alaska. Taken 16 June, 2017.
17 November 2017
Cameron Planck and James Whitlock form Cryosphere Innovation to fill market demand for sea ice observational equipment.
1 March 2018
Cryosphere Innovation aquires its first customer, Ice911 (now Arctic Ice Project) and builds a custom SIMB3 equipped with Apogee pyranometers for detecting changes to icident and reflected sunlight.
28 February 2019
After years of building buoys in offices, random garages, and office floors, Cryosphere Innovation moves into a leased shop space in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.
12 September 2019
4 SIMB3s were deployed as part of the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate, the largest campaign ever mounted to study the Arctic climate.
3 March 2020
Cryosphere Innovation hits double-digit customers.
28 March 2022
Cryosphere Innovation ships it's 50th SIMB3 to the Alfred Wegner Institude in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Cameron is the president, chief engineer, and managing member of Cryosphere Innovation. As a technologist, engineer, and full-stack developer, Cameron has sought to apply his multiple passions & hobbies at the intersection of climate science and engineering. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State and a PhD in Engineering and Geophysics from Dartmouth.
James is a founding member of Cryosphere Innovation. James has used his passion for electrical engineering and design to advance geophysical sciences through technology in instruments like the SIMB3. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Norwich University and a Master of Science in Engineering from Dartmouth.