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Luxury Icebreaker Doubles as Science Lab

Seawater sensor and measuring system manufacturer -4H-JENA engineering’s FerryBox multiparameter water measurement system is now being used to evaluate the role of global warming and glacial meltwater on the rising level of oxygen in the oceans aboard PONANT’s Le Commandant Charcot, the world’s only luxury icebreaker, a hybrid-electric vessel powered by liquified natural gas.

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ROV Trials Prep for Arctic Research

Forum Energy Technologies’ light work-class ROV, Comanche 38, has successfully completed sea trials with Amundsen Science (Université Laval, Canada). The ROV was sold to the scientific research organization last year and will support exploration of Arctic and sub-Arctic seafloor ecosystems. The vehicle was installed onboard the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.  The ROV’s deployment procedures and versatile capacity trials included: video surveys, high-resolution

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Rivers Melt Arctic Ice, Warming Air and Ocean

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A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming the atmosphere. The study published in Science Advances was led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, with contributing authors in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Finland and Canada. According to the research, major Arctic rivers contribute significantly more

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