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Neptune’s Laboratory: Fantasy, Fear, and Science at Sea

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A eyewitness to profound change affecting marine environments on the Newfoundland coast, Antony Adler argues that the history of our relationship with the ocean lies as much in what we imagine as in what we discover. We have long been fascinated with the oceans, seeking “to pierce the profundity” of their depths. In studying the history of marine science, we

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Deep Carbon Observatory: A Decade of Discovery

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Thousands of diamonds that formed hundreds of kilometers deep within the planet paved the way to many of the most historic discoveries about Deep Earth, which were shared and celebrated by more than 250 international scientists October 24 to 26 at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.   Scientists with the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO), a 10-year, $300 million

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New Issue of BOEM Ocean Science

The latest edition of BOEM’s Ocean Science magazine focuses on acoustics research. It includes articles on technologies for passive acoustic monitoring; research to reduce impacts from seismic surveys and pile driving; marine life behavioral responses to noise; BOEM studies conducted through partnerships; and international collaboration.   Understanding and reducing the impacts of noise on marine life is important to BOEM in

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MacArtney Tech for Largest Polar Expedition

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MacArtney Germany has designed and delivered an underwater ice camera system for the RV Polarstern, a German icebreaker that has embarked on a global climate mission to investigate and research previously inaccessible regions during an Arctic winter. The MOSAiC International Arctic Drift Expedition, led by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, will collect vital data on climate change

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Oceanography Students Deploy WASSP Multibeam

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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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Investment Opportunities in Washington’s Blue Economy

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Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identifies investment opportunities. The highest growth sectors in the blue economy include technology solutions for water transportation, shipping, science and other ocean systems. The blue economy is the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved

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