Oceanography News

More problems surface in troubled refit of coast guard vessel

There are new setbacks, delays and costs in the life-extension refit of the storied Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson.As the refit runs late, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is searching for a replacement vessel to carry out ocean climate science missions on the East Coast in the first half of 2020.Asbestos and deficient parts were discovered inside the 56-year-old ocean science vessel…

FAU Lands $11 Million From U.S. Office of Naval Research For Oceanic Bioluminescence | 2020-09-18 |

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From the ocean surface to the deep seafloor, bioluminescent creatures are found throughout marine habitats. This "glowing" energy released from chemical reactions emitted by these organisms is used to warn or evade predators, lure or detect prey and communicate with members of the same species.

Graham Hawkes, HAWX Open Ocean

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual "MTR100", recognizes Graham Hawkes a subsea innovator, explorer, inventor and pusher of boundaries. A pioneer in the realm of ocean engineering, he’s designed and built more than 60 manned submersibles—everything from atmospheric dive suits to flying subs.

FSU-led team earns National Science Foundation grant to study effects of heat waves on sea urchins

By: Tom Morgan | Published: September 17, 2020Newswise — A team of researchers, led by a Florida State University biologist, has received a $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant to better understand how rapid and extreme warming events impact the reproduction of sea urchins.Daniel Okamoto, an assistant professor…

RDML Gallaudet Steers NOAAS Path Toward

NOAA and the United States Navy recently signed a new agreement to jointly expand the development and operations of unmanned maritime systems in the nation’s coastal and world’s ocean waters. Headlining MTR’s Autonomous Vehicle Operations coverage this month is our interview with retired Navy Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D.…

AUV Market Size Scope and Comprehensive Analysis by 2028 – The Daily Chronicle

“The AUV Market study analysis offers a complete evaluation of the AUV Market which contains facts, thoughtful insights, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market information. AUV Market analyses also contain forecasts that are derived from an appropriate set of conventions and practices.This…

FAU Lands $11 Million from U.S. Office of Naval Research for Oceanic Bioluminescence

Newswise — From the ocean surface to the deep seafloor, bioluminescent creatures are found throughout marine habitats. This “glowing” energy released from chemical reactions emitted by these organisms is used to warn or evade predators, lure or detect prey and communicate with members of the same species. Research surrounding…

Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) Market is estimated to reach US$ 3.99 Bn by 2025 – The Daily Chron

In the research study on unmanned underwater vehicle market, we have segmented the market on basis of types, application, and geography. Under the segmentation scope, the types segment consists of a remotely operated underwater vehicle and autonomous underwater vehicle. The application segment is classified as commercial, military, and research.

Historic research cruise sailed with first all-women science team

As Chief Scientist Angela Klemmedson checked her teams roster for this summers research cruise of the California Current, she realized they had something in common: every scientist sailing was a woman.The July cruise marked the first time in its 71-year history that the California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations…

Aboard the Sally Ride, an all-female team makes history

As chief scientist Angela Klemmedson checked the team roster for this summers research cruise of the California Current, she realized they had something in common: Every scientist sailing was a woman.The July cruise marked the first time in its 71-year history that the California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations…

DVIDS - News - Naval Oceanography Conducts Real-World Exercise in Mississippi Sound

Naval Oceanography is testing emerging, unmanned technology in the Mississippi Sound this year as part of a larger showcase known as the Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) co-hosted with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) based in Newport, R.I. Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC), partnered with NUWC for a second straight year…

Environmental DNA Emerging In The Ocean Science

There is a new buzzword in the ocean science/sensing community. The word is eDNA, an abbreviation for environmental DNA. This refers to DNA that can be extracted from environmental samples without first isolating any target organisms. In the maritime community such samples are taken from water. All living organisms leave…

Strategic Depth: The potential causative factor of post-Taliban Afghan Armed Conflict

The recent turn of events regarding Pakistans maritime ambitions and development programmes, can be seen as an attempt to maximize power. This power politics is quite obvious, as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project sets new horizons for regional connectivity and trade for Pakistan, which concerns India to the very core.