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Oceanography Students Deploy WASSP Multibeam

WASSP University of Rhode Island Crandal

Oceanography students at the University of Rhode Island specializing in marine robotics, remote sensing and mapping have started using a WASSP S3 multibeam system as part of a project to survey inland ponds and coastal estuaries.  The students have deployed the WASSP multibeam system aboard a specially developed autonomous kayak. The kayak can be deployed out of the bed of a pickup truck to collect

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World-Renowned Oceanographer, Scientist Walter Munk Dies at 101

Walter Munk, who gave the allies a strategic edge in WWII, helped nurture a university into existence, and became a living synonym for oceanography, died February 8, 2019 at his home in La Jolla, California. He was 101. As a geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, Munk made groundbreaking observations of waves, ocean

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