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October 2014 Issue

ENVIRONMENTAL
MONITORING
REMOTE SENSING
& POLLUTION CONTROL


COVER
The Fugro Equator vessel has been involved in the bathymetric survey of the search area of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. It will be joined by the Fugro Discovery vessel to search for the missing aircraft. Both are fitted with specialist deep-tow survey systems for the work. (Photo Credit: Fugro)

 


FEATURE ARTICLES


ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT USING THE SEDIMENT ECOTOXICITY ASSESSMENT RING
Gunther Rosen (U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific), John Radford (Zebra-Tech Ltd.) and Chris Stransky (AMEC) describe applications for an integrative in-situ bioassay system.

HYDE GUARDIAN GOLD: THE EVOLUTION OF BALLAST WATER TREATMENT
Mark Riggio (Hyde Marine Inc.) and Adrienne Fazio (Calgon Carbon Corp.) review how an improved system offers updates with a smaller footprint.

NEAR-REAL-TIME ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING OF ALL AUSTRALIAN WATERS
Dr. Magnus Wettle, Dr. Thomas Heege and Karin Schenk (EOMAP) discuss assessing water quality with satellites.

NEW TOOLS FOR WATER COLUMN FEATURE DETECTION, EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS
Lindsay Gee (QPS Inc.), Lindsay McKenna (ERT Inc.) and Jonathan Beaudoin (QPS Canada) outline how FMMidwater interactively visualizes time-varying geospatial data.

AUVSI’S UNMANNED SYSTEMS PROGRAM REVIEW
Conference Preview

HIGH-RESOLUTION TUNNEL SURVEYS BY ROV
Bob Clarke (ASI Group Ltd.) and Rick Fletcher (Pacific Hydro Chile SA) explain the ASI ROV multibeam sonar system inspection of a hydroelectric infrastructure.

LIVE BROADCASTING OF DEEP-SEA HYDROTHERMAL VENTS
Itaru Kawama (JAMSTEC) offers a look at how the Shinkai 6500 manned submersible transmitted images in real time from the seafloor.

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ANTI-FOULING SYSTEM FOR OCEANOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT
Victor Villagrán, Gadiel Alarcón and Oscar Pizarro (University of Concepción) discuss using a freshwater reserve to prevent colonization.

COLLABORATIVE ARCHAEOLOGY WITH NOAA SHIP OKEANOS EXPLORER
Kimberly L. Faulk (GEMS, Forum Energy Technologies) and Kelley P. Elliott (NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program) detail insights for the oil and gas industry.

OPTIMIZING FEED RATE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COLD CORROSION
Dr. Steve Dye (Parker Kittiwake) describes constant real-time monitoring to prevent engine cylinder liner damage.



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