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UP42 Adds exactEarth Ship Tracking Data to Geospatial Marketplace

UP42 exactEarth

Global ship tracking data from exactEarth Ltd. is now offered on the UP42 developer platform and marketplace for Earth observation data and analytics. The exactEarth partnership enables UP42 users to build powerful maritime applications incorporating near-real-time and historical vessel automatic identification system (AIS) track and position information. UP42 gives users direct access to extensive Earth observation data sets and advanced

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RV Sikuliaq Completes Cruise Using COVID-19 Precautions

Sikuliaq in Seward May 2020_by Sarah Spanos

The research vessel Sikuliaq has successfully completed the first science cruise in the U.S. Academic Fleet since the COVID-19 pandemic stand-down began. Special permission was given to three researchers from the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to collect water and plankton samples in the northern Gulf of Alaska, preserving an unbroken string of

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CIO+ Information Overlay Service Free During Pandemic

ChartWorld CIO+ free during coronavirus pandemic

Over the past few months, the shipping industry has faced the issue of limited or restricted crew changes. As a result, there has been an increasing number of reports focusing on the mental and emotional fatigue, and resulting stress, on overworked bridge teams and crew. Under these special circumstances, ChartWorld will offer its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge

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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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Online Database for Northwest Europe Wave, Tidal Energy Sector

RESOURCECODE

A new project, funded by Ocean Energy Era-Net Cofund, has been launched to support investment and growth in the wave and tidal energy sector through the creation of an integrated marine data toolbox. The RESOURCECODE project brings together the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Ifremer, Ocean Data Lab, SmartBay Ireland, Centrale Nantes, University College Dublin, University of Edinburgh and INNOSEA. 

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Cathrine Armour Appointed to UK Hydrographic Office Customer Division

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has appointed Cathrine Armour as the new director of its customer division. Armour brings experience in leading data, science and technology-centric organizations, and she will be instrumental in developing the UKHO as a leading marine geospatial information agency and hydrographic office. Armour joins the UKHO from Catapult’s South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications,

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