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March 2016 Issue

25 Years Ago 1991. Professor Walter Munk, oceanographer at Scripps Institute, made oceanographic history when an underwater low-frequency acoustic signal went from a ship off Heard Island, in the southern Indian Ocean, and was received on both coasts of the U.S., as well as other stations 11,000 mi. away. ... Search and salvage experts from Eastport International reported finding the scattered wreckage of the freighter Lucona, providing crucial evidence in a politically explosive Austrian murder and insurance fraud trial. ... Capt. Paul G. Gaffney II became the 30th naval officer to head the Navy’s corporate research facility in Washington, D.C.


15 Years Ago 2001. The Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education (CORE) announced the appointment of VAdm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher Jr. to the position of president of CORE. ... Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld wanted an increase in the defense budget but had to await decisions until after he reviewed all the defense programs per President George W. Bush’s request. ... The French National Institute for Maritime Research, known as Ifremer, set a world record with its VICTOR 6000 ROV, covering nearly 7 mi. of ocean floor in a single dive at depths of more than 16,000 ft.


10 Years Ago 2006. David B. Zilkoski was named director of NOAA’s Office of National Geodetic Survey, where he oversaw the organization’s responsibilities for the nation’s spatial reference system. ... Norfolk, Virginia, was the first East Coast city declared tsunami ready with a well designed response plan for its residents. ... Northrop Grumman Corp. unveiled its new Aviation Ship Integration Center during a dedication ceremony held in Newport News, Virginia. This state-of-the-art facility was established in partnership with the U.S. Navy to conduct research for CVN 21-class aircraft carriers.


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