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Ocean Aero’s Triton to Collect Samples for HAB Monitoring

Ocean Aero

As part of the NOAA-led Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Ocean Technology Transition (OTT) program, the University of Washington, Oregon State University, Ocean Aero, the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS), and NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center partners will receive $1 million in funding over the next three years to enhance and deploy Ocean Aero’s Triton-class autonomous vehicle

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Fast-Moving Undersea Waterfalls Control Submarine Channels

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New research led by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has discovered how fast-moving waterfalls under the sea control the shape and behavior of submarine channels. These underwater channels are the offshore equivalents of rivers, but can be much larger. Submarine channels can extend for tens to thousands of kilometers offshore, providing an important conduit for the transfer of sediment,

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On-Site Monitoring of Ocean Plastic Particles

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By Devin Partida Everything from shopping bags to toys contains plastic, and the material remains widespread around the world. Unfortunately, only 9 percent of all plastic  gets recycled. A related issue is that many of the varieties used today have chemical makeups that prevent full decomposition. These realities mean that plastics in the ocean is a major problem, polluting the

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World’s First Live 3D Subsea Streaming Technology

Rovco SubSLAM camera

Subsea technology company Rovco has launched SubSLAM Live, a 3D streaming technology that allows clients to video and live stream 3D underwater point clouds to any device in the world. The stereo-camera technology system sends images and 3D models of assets from the seabed to a computer browser in any location globally. This offers customers instantaneous access to information as

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