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World Ocean Forum Features Sea Level Exhibit

The World Ocean Observatory is a community advocating for the health and sustainability of the ocean by providing a network of worldwide information. Specifically, W2O  hosts World Ocean Radio, a weekly series of five-minute audio essays on ocean issues, along with other information resources online. W2O recently launched an updated version of its World Ocean Forum. The forum is hosted

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Alaskan Ecosystem Observatory Uses Moored Sensors to Gather Data

Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks recently published an article using data gathered with a submerged observatory in the Chukchi Sea. The Chukchi Ecosystem Observatory is in its fifth year of observation, and it is located near a known walrus feeding area. The site allows expansion of research to include ice-covered portions of the year, improving the amount of

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USCG Cutter Returns Home after Four Months in the Arctic

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Healy has returned to their home port in Seattle following a four-month deployment in the Arctic. In addition to providing presence and access in the Arctic during the 129-day summer deployment, the Healy crew completed three research missions in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Satellite Technology to Inform Coral Reef Monitoring System

Satellite technology is informing a global coral reef monitoring system and providing imagery that will help scientists understand the current health of the reef and better monitor its change over time. This fall, five pilot sites were developed in order to refine mapping methods, including Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Moorea, French Polynesia; Lighthouse Reef, Belize; West Hawaii Island,

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Coral Sculpture Exhibit in Maldives Immerses Ocean Art in Tidal Waters

The Sculpture Coralarium is an art installation in the center of the largest developed coral lagoon in the Maldives, on the island resort of Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi. The artwork is a semi-submerged tidal gallery that exhibits a series of sculptural artworks on the skyline, inter-tidal area and seabed. The 200-ton tidal building is cube shaped, six meters tall, with its

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