Oceanography News

Mobile Labs Enable Research on the Move

A permanent, brick-and-mortar facility is the most common type of lab, but there are certain situations where a mobile lab may prove more useful in bringing resources and testing facilities to a specific location. Mobile labs can be found in cars and trucks, recreational vehicles, ships, aircraft, and more, presenting flexible options to researchers, students, and medical personnel.

Arctic Melt Leads To Enhanced Storms

Freshwater in the ocean leads to extreme cold patches in the North Atlantic, which has major implications for weather over the surrounding land-masses, a National Oceanography Center (NOC) led research team has found.“Traditionally, it was thought that freshwater leads to a decline in the large-scale ocean overturning circulation, which then results in a cooling of the North Atlantic.

Arctic Melt-Water Leads To Enhanced Storms

Freshwater in the ocean leads to extreme cold patches in the North Atlantic, which has major implications for weather over the surrounding land-masses, a National Oceanography Center (NOC) led research team has found.“Traditionally, it was thought that freshwater leads to a decline in the large-scale ocean overturning circulation, which then results in a cooling of the North Atlantic.

L3Harris, Sonardyne pursue precise autonomous navigation under water

A new case study focuses on improving the endurance and navigational precision of underwater autonomous systems.Sonardyne, designer and manufacturer of underwater positioning and inertial navigation, describes the challenges to increase navigation capability for subsea monitoring and inspections. Sonardyne joined the National…

NOAA improving unmanned maritime systems development through 10-year partnership

Dave Nyczepir Jul 24, 2020 | FEDSCOOPThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to improve unmanned maritime systems research, assessment and acquisition through a partnership with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography announced Wednesday.First the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations will establish the structure…

Research cruises gingerly resume | Science

Science's COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons FoundationU.S. research vessels are taking to the sea again after being docked since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the confined space of a ship could favor the spread of the novel coronavirus, the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS), which manages the U.S.

Top 4 UK universities for an ocean and marine science degree

Concerns over environmental issues have skyrocketed in recent years, which means theres never been a better time to study topics relating to the Earth at the tertiary level. Environmental concerns are high on the political agenda; awareness serves as a catalyst for environmental change, paving the way for the implementation…

Unmanned Surface Vehicle Usv Market Overview with Detailed Analysis, Competitive landscape, Forecast

Market research report acts as a backbone for the growth of any business, be it a small size or large size. Unsurpassed and well established tools and techniques such as SWOT analysis and Porters Five Forces analysis have been used in the whole report for the purpose of forecasting, analysis and estimations. Competitive…

Pre and Post COVID-19 impact on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Market – Cole of Duty

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected almost every industry and this unpredicted change has affected global AUV market in a marginal way. Autonomous underwater vehicles are self-controlled robots that are utilized to provide accurate information and data regarding quality map of the deep-sea floor. These vehicles are unmanned…

News From the Board of Governors: June 2020

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Tuition and Fee Freeze for 2020-2021 Academic YearRecognizing the financial stress of the COVID-19 pandemic on students and their families, the Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a freeze on tuition and all fees for undergraduates for the 2020-2021 academic year. While…

Space flight is a family affair for SpaceX crew

It's one thing to watch a spouse blast off on a rocketship, especially when the spacecraft is making its first flight with people on board. But it's altogether another matter when the anxious spouse is an astronaut as well.That's the case for Karen Nyberg and Megan McArthur, both veteran astronauts married to the two men…

FEATURE: Scientists excited about Guam return

Taiwanese scientists are set to return to Guam after 26 years, as the government vows to boost the nations maritime power and is set to reopen a representative office in the US territory. The visit to Guam, scheduled for December, is to be led by National Taiwan Universitys Institute of Oceanography on the nations newest research vessel…

Remote Sensing Technology Market Set for Rapid Growth and Trend 2020-2026 | COVID19 Impact Analysis

The latest Remote Sensing Technology market report estimates the opportunities and current market scenario, providing insights and updates about the corresponding segments involved in the global Remote Sensing Technology market for the forecast period of 2020-2026. The report provides detailed assessment of key market dynamics…
Research Vessel Roger Revelle off La Jolla, July 7. (Photo: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego Publications)

Daily Business Report-July 13, 2020, San Diego Metro Magazine

Brookfield Properties rendering, one of several proposals for redevelopment of Sports Arena area.San Diego seeks input on developer plans for Sport Arena siteCity News Service via Times of San DiegoThe city of San Diego revealed several developer plans for the San Diego Sports Arena Friday and announced it was beginning…

New Tall Ship- the birth of the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

Latest rendering of SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, as she will look when finished Ezra Smith Design, LLC http://www.ezrasmith.com/TweetFor all of us who love the sight of a tall ship under full sail, the creation of a new one always remains an exciting event. It will all happen in the Spring. In Washington State, dozens of riggers…

DVIDS - News - U.S. Coast Guard marine science manager serves nation for 48 years

WASHINGTON After earning his PhD in geophysics from University of Wisconsin-Madison, the U.S. Coast Guard marine science program manager served his nation for nearly half a century. Dr. Jonathan M. Berkson, a former U.S. Army officer, U.S. Navy civilian and U.S. Coast Guard civilian, recently concluded a 48-year uniformed and civilian career at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters.Part of the U.S.

NIOT developing deep-sea mining system, says Venkaiah Naidu - education

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) is developing a deep-sea mining system to meet the nation’s growing mineral needs.Speaking at NIOT’s silver jubliee celebrations here, Naidu said that he has been informed that NIOT is working towards developing a deep…

Aquabotix's Newest Drone Swarm Can Dive on Command

Australian start-up Aquabotix this week introduced SwarmDiver, a micro-aquatic drone that can tackle surface and underwater missions as a single vehicle or in a swarm.In swarms of 30 units, the drones can dive on command and collect underwater data for surveying, aquatic research, surveillance and reconnaissance for military…

Construction Begins On New Research Vessel

WUSF's Mark Schreiner reports on the construction of a new Florida Institute of Oceanography research vessel.Next summer, a group of marine researchers and local politicians who gathered at a Tarpon Springs shipyard for a ceremonial keel laying plan to return for the dedication of a new research ship.With the touching of a blow torch to the keel Wednesday morning…