Tag Archives: ocean mapping

MTS Webinar: SeaBed 2030

Industry-role-in-Seabed-2030

A virtual symposium on May 20 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EDT will introduce the global Seabed 2030 project and its role within the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.  In order to achieve the ambitious goal of mapping the world’s oceans by the year 2030, we will need to develop and deploy the next generation of

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House Ocean Caucus Introduces Bill to Accelerate Ocean Research

Blue Globe Act

During National Ocean Month, Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK), Co-Chairs of the House Ocean Caucus in Washington, D.C., introduced legislation to improve our understanding of the ocean, bays, estuaries, and coasts. The Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries (BLUE GLOBE) Act will strengthen ocean data collection and monitoring efforts, as

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XPRIZE Announces Winners

XPRIZE, which designs and operates incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced the winners of the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. The grand prize winner, receiving a total of $4 million, was GEBCO-NF Alumni, an international team based in the United States, while KUROSHIO, from Japan, claimed $1

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Inaugural Ocean Mapping Meeting Held in New Zealand

A gathering of ocean mapping experts and maritime officials in Wellington, NZ, was the inaugural mapping meeting of The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project’s South and West Pacific regional data center. Among the outcomes of the meeting was a commitment to identify unmapped areas within the center’s remit – around 124 million square kilometers of ocean – with the ultimate

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