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MTS Awards
The Marine Technology Society (MTS) has opened nominations for its annual awards, three of which are sponsored by Compass Publications
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Measuring Polar Ice
The Arctic will be a tad busier over the coming weeks as numerous researchers join forces to measure ice on
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Sunlight Holds Information on Ocean Waves
Scientists are using Sun glitter in images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission to map the motion of the sea surface.
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Ballast Water Exchange Is Problematic
A new invasive species study by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) discovered one of the main tactics ships use
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New E-Learning Course: Cyber Awareness for Mariners
The United States Maritime Resource Center (USMRC) has launched an e-learning course: Cyber Awareness for Mariners. It provides mariners aboard
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theBlu Virtual Reality Series
Los Angeles-based virtual reality studio and distributor Wevr has created theBlu, a virtual reality (VR) series showcasing the wonder of
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First Manned Sub Survey of Titanic Since 2005
OceanGate Expeditions will conduct the first manned submersible expedition to the wreck of the RMS Titanic since 2005. The survey
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Sea Technology, Vol. 58, No. 3—March 2017
March 2017 Electronic Charting / Vessel Management / Ports & Harbors / Dredging / Homeland Security
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The Crowd & The Cloud–Citizen Science Documentary Series
Citizen science is growing as smartphones, computers and mobile technology are enabling regular folks to help scientists advance knowledge. A
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Study Finds Diver Interaction Doesn’t Affect Sharks
A new study on Palmyra Atoll by scientists at UC Santa Barbara and Florida International University found that human interaction–or
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