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Free EMODnet Geology Shoreline-Migration Map

The new EMODnet Geology shoreline-migration map has been released and is free to access from the EMODnet Geology portal. It allows policy makers, together with national and regional coastal managers, to determine large-scale coastal behavior and identify areas of rapid change. It is based on field measurements and aerial photography, and covers time periods up to decades. This technique is particularly valuable

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Norway Supports Offshore Wind

Wenche Nistad GIEK CEO

State-backed Export Credit Guarantee Agency GIEK hits another milestone as it almost doubles its guarantee tally to the burgeoning sector. GIEK’s mission is to promote Norwegian exports–and it is doing that big time in the offshore wind market in Europe and further afield. Having reached around NOK 4 billion in June, its latest NOK 3.6 billion (GBP 300 million) risk-sharing splash

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Nautical College Offers Wind-Assisted Propulsion Course

MV Copenhagen Scandlines

The Enkhuizen Nautical College, founded in 1978, is the only nautical college in Europe that focuses on teaching students to navigate vessels under sail. Regular subjects such as (astronomical) navigation, collision regulations and marine engineering are supplemented with specialized subjects such as square-rigged sailing, sailing vessel design and sailing vessel stability. This year, the college will add a technical introduction

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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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Applied Acoustic Engineering Hires Hollie Moran in Sales

Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd. hired Hollie Moran to the company’s sales team as the new sales manager for the EMEA region. Moran will focus on expanding the sales of the Applied Acoustics range of USBL positioning and tracking systems and sub-bottom profiling equipment, and supporting the company’s distributors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa where opportunities have grown significantly

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