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Documentary Highlights Deepwater Spill Impacts on Deep-Sea Corals

“Jewels of the Gulf” is a 16-minute documentary that highlights research by the ECOGIG Global Program into Deepwater Horizon’s continued impacts on deep-sea corals. Synopsis: “On April 20th 2010, approximately 50 miles from the Louisiana coastline, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig experienced a catastrophic failure that resulted in the largest marine oil spill in history. Over the course of 87 days,

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$12.5 Million Investment Funds Sea Machines Technology Research

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics closed a $10 million investment, bringing the total capital the company has raised to $12.5 million. Sea Machines will use the funds to expand the global reach of its recently released line of products, grow its R&D and engineering teams and further develop advanced situational awareness systems for vessels.   The industrial marine sector encompasses a

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Pioneering Oceanographer Honored By Navy, American Geophysical Union

By Warren Duffie Jr., ONR For his work in the establishment of a new scientific field, Dr. Nicklas Pisias received the Maurice Ewing Medal, sponsored jointly by the U.S. Navy and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Pisias, a professor emeritus at Oregon State University, accepted the award at the AGU fall meeting in December 2018. Named after Dr. Maurice Ewing,

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US, British Navies Perform Drills in South China Sea

Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea Jan. 11-16. At sea, McCampbell and Argyll conducted communication drills, division tactics and a personnel exchange designed to address common maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability and develop relationships that will benefit both navies for many

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