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May 2015 Issue
Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership researchers deploy a buoy 5 nautical miles south of Atlantic City, New Jersey, in February 2015, in order to collect information on atmospheric and oceanographic conditions during winter storms. The buoy was designed by the University of Maine, as part of the broader NOAA-run Cooperative Institute in the North Atlantic Region (CINAR) Tempests project. (Photo Credit: Michael Smith/Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership)
US GOVERNMENT FISCAL YEAR 2016 BUDGET
Sea Technology’s annual review of the president’s budget takes a look at funding for various ocean-related agencies.
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MULTICASTING TECHNOLOGY TO MEET INCREASED BROADBAND DEMANDS AT SEA
Rick Driscoll and Bob Balog (KVH) discuss how IP-MobileCast can deliver big data to multiple vessels simultaneously.
UNDERSEA DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY
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SMALL DATA: APPLICATIONS FOR SCALED-DOWN SATCOM
Nick Farrell (Rock Seven) describes using satcom to connect to monitoring networks.
BIG DATA MANAGEMENT AT PORT OF ROTTERDAM
Guy Noll and Marten Hogweg (Esri) explain how using a GIS platform is streamlining IT at a growing maritime hub.
DIVER TRACKING SYSTEM FOR ENHANCED SITUATIONAL AWARENESS
Josh Swiger, Gene Garcia and Bill Green (Azimuth Inc.) review Diver6’s capability to monitor key elements for dive operations.
USING LOW-COST INERTIAL SENSORS TO MEASURE SUBSURFACE MOORING MOTIONS
Jon D. Wood (Ocean Data Technologies Inc.), J. Anthony Schanzle (JAS Research Inc.) and Dr. Eugene A. Terray (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) provide an overview of an IMU correcting upward-looking ADCP measurements.
SEA ICE DRIFT MONITORING BASED ON SAR IMAGERY
Dr. Hequan Sun, Dr. Jiguang Wang and Zhigang Zhang (Dalian Naval Academy) determine polar ice drift with high-resolution satellite images.
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