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Global-X International Science Challenge

Office of Naval Research Global Leadership Visit to Chile

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global seeks to foster relationships with the international science community and build long-lasting partnerships worldwide. To do so, the command has launched Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $750,000, to encourage groundbreaking research from all around the world. ONR Global will competitively select and fund revolutionary international research projects in

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Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Dr. Christopher Lavers has published a new edition of his best-selling book “Reeds Vol 6: Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers” in the Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series. He is a physics lecturer and subject matter expert in maritime and remote-sensing subjects at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the basic theoretical work required by

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China’s Arctic Ambitions: Q&A with Sherri Goodman

Arctic icebergs

  The Arctic has traditionally been a region where cooperation has been common between nations. Its significance on the world’s geopolitical map is changing, however, as global warming leads to increased ice melt, thus reducing barriers to maritime navigation. Less ice means more shipping traffic and better access to resources, most notably, oil and gas. China, despite not having any

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Arctic Shield 2017

The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters this past weekend with the opening of a forward operating location (FOL) in Kotzebue. As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor through the Bering Strait

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