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2021 NOIA Safety in Seas Award Winners

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has announced that GATE Energy and TechnipFMC are the winners of the 2021 NOIA Safety in Seas Awards competition, sponsored by Compass Publications, the publisher of Sea Technology. GATE Energy is the 2021 NOIA Safety in Seas Culture of Safety Award winner, and TechnipFMC is recognized for the 2021 NOIA Safety in Seas Safety

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Agile Underwater Glider to Quietly Survey Sea

AUVs have become versatile tools for exploring the seas. But they can be disruptive to the environment or have trouble traveling through confined spaces. Purdue University researchers are studying an alternative: highly maneuverable, low-cost underwater gliders that operate silently. Components and sensors of the glider also can be easily swapped out or added according to a wide range of mission

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Job Posting: USGS Marine Electronics Technician

The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for an electronics technician (marine instrumentation) for the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. Duties include, but are not limited to: working collaboratively both at sea and in the laboratory to operate, maintain, repair and redesign geophysical and sampling equipment; inspecting equipment in the laboratory and/or aboard a research vessel; participating in the

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New Rotating Microscope to Study Microscopic Ocean Life

Stanford ocean microscope

Microscopic plankton’s daily journey between the ocean’s depths and surface holds the key to understanding crucial planetary processes, but has remained largely a mystery. Until now. A new Stanford-developed rotating microscope, outlined in a study published in Nature Methods, offers for the first time a way to track and measure these enigmatic microorganisms’ behaviors and molecular processes as they undertake their daily vertical

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