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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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US Navy Researches Biological ITL Ecosystems

copepod NOAA

By Kayla Matthews Some of the U.S. Navy’s biggest tactical obstacles are tiny sea creatures. Intermediate trophic level (ITL) organisms can interfere with navigation and surveillance equipment, making it difficult to carry out some operations efficiently. To address the issue, the Navy started researching this marine life last year. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) oceanographer Brad Penta led the research project

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Ocean Aero to Work with DHS S&T

Ocean Aero

Ocean Aero Inc., designer and builder of environmentally powered autonomous, underwater and surface vehicles (AUSVs), announced a multimillion-dollar agreement to deliver a variety of its AUSV models to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) for a groundbreaking research, evaluation and testing program. Ocean Aero will be delivering a mix of its Navigator and Discovery models and working

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Funding for American Lobster Research

American lobster fishery

The 2020 American Lobster Research Program funding opportunity is now open. This program will support research to address critical gaps in knowledge about how the American lobster and its fishery is being impacted by environmental change. It is informed by listening sessions with regional fishing industry stakeholders; state and federal fisheries managers; and university, state and federal fisheries researchers.  

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MIT Sea Grant Scholar Opportunities

MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant administers a number of programs, fellowships, internships and awards that directly support those pursuing studies in marine research. It works with high-school students, undergraduates and graduate students from MIT, Massachusetts schools and U.S. universities, as well as international visiting scholars. Currently, applications are being accepted for: NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Deadline: January 17, 2020   NMFS-Sea Grant

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