Tag Archives: climate change

Studying the Ocean in 3D

Nortek Del Mar Oceanographic

Understanding the 3D nature of the ocean is becoming a critical focal point of ocean research, but it can be a costly affair. Paired with Nortek current profilers, Del Mar Oceanographic’s Wirewalker is giving researchers worldwide a cost-effective way to answer vital questions surrounding the functioning of ocean processes. This information helps improve environmental monitoring and climate forecasting, which in

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MacArtney Tech for Largest Polar Expedition

Polarstern

MacArtney Germany has designed and delivered an underwater ice camera system for the RV Polarstern, a German icebreaker that has embarked on a global climate mission to investigate and research previously inaccessible regions during an Arctic winter. The MOSAiC International Arctic Drift Expedition, led by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, will collect vital data on climate change

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IPCC Report Urges Action on Ocean, Cryosphere

IPCC logo

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere. The report is a key scientific input for world leaders gathering in forthcoming climate and environment negotiations, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (COP25) in

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UK, Norway Co-Host Greenhouse Gas Research Center

ICOS buoy

The U.K. and Norway will co-host the Ocean Thematic Centre within ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System), a European research infrastructure measuring greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, land and oceans. Long-term measurement of the seas is important since the oceans take up about one-quarter of the carbon dioxide humans release to the atmosphere, reducing the rate of climate change. ICOS’s ocean

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Great Barrier Reef Underwater Museum

Museum of Underwater Art

Jason deCaires Taylor is drawing closer to the installation of his latest and most ambitious underwater art project to date: MOUA, the Museum Of Underwater Art, within the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The new museum will feature a series of galleries located throughout Townsville, Magnetic Island, Palm Island and the Great Barrier Reef region. The first galleries are due to open to

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