Oceanography News

Microplastics plague Arctic region

04 Sep 2022  |   05:58am ISTIn recent years, the contamination of our oceans with plastic debris is a problem of growing environmental concern. Every year, around 8 to 12 million tons of plastic enter the ocean as marine debris by mishandling of waste in the coastline areas. Now scientists from Goas scientific institution…

MTS Names Ostrander Executive Director

The Marine Technology Society announced that Chris Ostrander was selected as the organization’s new executive director, effective March 8, 2022. An oceanographer and business development executive, Chris has more than 15 years of experience in building and leading complex organizations, advancing mission-driven partnerships…

President Croppers visit highlights Cal Pacs 2022-23 Student-Athlete Council Summit

VALLEJO, Calif. Seminars led by Cal Maritime President Thomas A. Summit," said Yoder. Commissioner Dr. Council Summit, as the events on-site student representative. me more than I thought I needed," said Dr. Ott. confidence, and connection was a perfect way to start this next year. program and initiatives. to the Cal Pac's committee of school presidents…

Glosten Tapped To Design Scripps' New Hydrogen-Hybrid

UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography today announced that naval architecture and marine engineering company Glosten has been selected as the naval architect for the university’s new California coastal research vessel. The new vessel will feature a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system.Selected after participating in the university's request for proposal process…

KAUST Announces Partnership with Ocean Aero for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) announced a new collaboration agreement with Ocean Aero, a manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going Autonomous Underwater and Surface Vehicles (AUSVs). Ocean Aero and Shelf Subsea, a service company for the marine industry, will bring the AUSVs into Saudi Arabia, which will enhance KAUST research of the Red Sea.

May 20, 2022-Follow the Voyage

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Overlooked contribution of the biological pump to the Pacific Arctic nitrogen deficit

Newswise — This study is led by Dr. Chen Jianfang and Dr. Li Hongliang from the Second Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources. Based on the field observation though two Chinese National Arctic Research Expedition (CHINARE) cruises in 2003 and 2008, the team focused the N/P uptake ratio by phytoplankton…

May 22, 2022-Follow the Voyage

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DVIDS - News - Pacific Allies Interns Address Climate Change in the RMI

We toured the island communities and spoke with the residents about what they consider to be the most pressing climate related challenges, said Master Sgt. John Phillips, team leader for the two-person U.S. Army Pacifics Oceania Engagement Team to U.S. Embassy Majuro. The primary concern is drought and the depletion of freshwater reserves.

On a Viking cruise of the Great Lakes, comfort and adventure sail with science and submarines

Our pilot stood on the roof of the yellow submarine named John, floating beside a Lake Superior islet where cliffs rise straight from the water and end in a shock of pines. Six passengers from the cruise ship Viking Octantis approached on an inflatable Zodiac motorboat. One by one, we climbed on top of the sub, then down the hatch into a submerged cockpit.

2022 Convocation: The Future is Bright

The Future is Bright at Cal Maritime! bright future while also acknowledging our past accomplishments. and the best is yet to come. maritime academy on the West Coast. in engineering, transportation, international relations, business, and global logistics. The new oceanography degree program launched in the fall of 2020. a number of extended learning programs and courses.

Underwater technology makes ocean floor a laboratory for deep sea sponges

Advanced Canadian technology is allowing scientists off Nova Scotia to carry out tests on the ocean floor that once had to be done inside the laboratory.Agile robotic arms controlled from a Canadian Coast Guard vessel 120 metres above are plucking delicate sponges made of glass from the ocean floor and placing them inside a special chamber where respiration is being measured.

Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) ... To Clear The Air, Look Beneath

Participants at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (better known as COP26) late last year in Glasgow reiterated humanity needs to accelerate change in the coming decades to limit global warming to 1.5°C (or even to the 2°C as agreed up in the Paris Agreement). Meeting this goal by 2050, the formidable deadline agreed upon across environmental sectors to prevent dooming the planet…
Research ship conducts climate change study in Northeast Atlantic

Research Ship Sails to Continue Atlantic Ocean Climate Change Study

The National Oceanography Centre’s Royal Research Ship Discovery recently departed Southampton, England continuing a long-term observation as part of a climate change study in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. According to the team, the research and observations are critical to understanding long-term changes in the oceans.“This…

New RV Tom Crean Research Vessel Heading for Galway After Official Hand Over in Spain

Irelands new marine research vessel will be named the RV Tom Crean after the renowned County Kerry seaman and explorer who undertook three major groundbreaking expeditions to the Antarctic in the early years of the 20th Century which sought to increase scientific knowledge and to explore unreached areas of the world, at that time.Due to be completed in summer 2022…

The Canadian Coast Guard celebrates 59 years of renowned vessel, the CCGS Hudson

DARTMOUTH, NS, July 7, 2022 /CNW/ -  For 60 years, the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has played an essential role in ensuring the protection of Canada's marine environment through supporting ocean sciences on its vessels. For 59 of those years one vessel was at the forefront of all of Canada's oceanographic science work: the CCGS Hudson.Today…

The Picture Show : NPR

Pale Octopus, Octopus pallidus; specimen No. 9; mantle is 4.5 inches long; Moonlight Bay Resort, Rye, Victoria, Australia. Pale Octopus, Octopus pallidus; specimen No. 9; mantle is 4.5 inches long; Moonlight Bay Resort, Rye, Victoria, Australia. "Nature loves to hide" a famous quote by Heraclitus…

Inspiring PhD Student named in Top 50 Women in Engineering List for 2022

Developing new technologies to make nuclear power a sustainable energy solutionSarah is developing a novel lab-on-chip sensor to detect difficult to measure radionuclides.“The technology looks at how to improve environmental monitoring and process control in nuclear facilities, and the marine environment.”“I’ve been developing…