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Rivers Melt Arctic Ice, Warming Air and Ocean

NASA Arctic Canada

A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming the atmosphere. The study published in Science Advances was led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, with contributing authors in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Finland and Canada. According to the research, major Arctic rivers contribute significantly more

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‘Ocean Aware’ Film Premiere

Ocean Aware

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry Newshave co-produced “Ocean Aware,” a short film that draws attention to the challenges facing the ocean,explaining the mechanisms we have to defend them and steward their resources. It showcases the stories ofscience, innovation and sustainability that are transforming the marine sector. “Ocean Aware” aims to shine a

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LADAR for Marine Plastic Detection

Ladar installation on test vessel

Anglo-Norwegian R&D company Ladar Ltd. has developed a compact LADAR (laser detection and ranging) system that can supercharge plastic detection capabilities for end-users involved in everything from environmental research and monitoring to marine cleanup campaigns and harvesting plastic for recycling. Huge amounts of plastic waste get dumped into our oceans every year, despoiling not only coastlines but triggering the agglomeration

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Maritime Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping what’s possible when collecting and analyzing data. Here are two examples of how IoT applies to the maritime world. Providing Data Insights Arranmore Island lies about 3 mi. off the western coast of County Donegal in Ireland. Although it only has less than 500 residents, it’s a popular tourist destination. The people who

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Deep Sea and Marine Research Exhibit in Frankfurt

Senckenberg Museum- Deep Sea. Photography- Marcus Sies

The Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt am Main invites visitors to dive into the themes of “Deep Sea and Marine Research.” They will learn about technical challenges and fascinating forms of life. The immersive exhibition experience is the first part of a modular master plan, which was decided on in 2015 and is now being successively implemented. It envisages four large

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Open Call for Marine Renewable Energy Tech Testing

Billia Croo Wave Energy Test Site, Orkney

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project is now open.  The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including EMEC’s test sites. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component or sensor level. Following a simple application process,

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