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June 2017 Issue

25 Years Ago 1992. After five years of extensive research, development and testing, 15 implementation manuals for hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) seafood inspections became available from the National Fisheries Education & Research Foundation. ... The U.S. Department of Energy selected Continental Shelf Associates Inc. to conduct a three-year study of the environmental and health impacts of wastewater and sand discharge from oil and gas production in and around the Gulf of Mexico. ... In the wake of the Soviet Union’s breakup, the Russian RV Professor Logachev sailed to the coast of South Africa for a one-month research cruise for the University of Cape Town.


15 Years Ago 2002. NOAA announced a four-tiered plan to protect the marine life and ecosystem of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. The region is the largest coral reef area in the U.S. ... An international group of scientists wrapped up an Ocean Drilling Program expedition that was the first ever to concentrate on the study of the deep biosphere, particularly microbial life in deep-sea sediments. ... MacArtney UK secured an order for the Seaeye Falcon ROV, which was shown for the first time at the Oceanology International show. The customer was a U.K.-based research company.


10 Years Ago 2007. One of the U.K.’s biggest studies into the environmental effects of marine renewable energy was conducted in Scotland. The Scottish Executive set a target to produce 1,300 MW of energy capacity from marine renewables by 2020. ... NOAA’s Chesapeake Bay Office deployed its first smart buoy as part of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historical Trail—the first water-based national historical trail in the U.S. ... Gardline Geosciences had recently acquired the Lankelma Andrews Organisation and started trading as Gardline Lankelma. The company said it would continue to work closely with other Gardline Marine Sciences Group companies.


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