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ONR Global-X International Science Challenge Open

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global, in its sustained mission to become the partner of choice for the worldwide international science and technology (S&T) community, has launched the second round of Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $500,000, to encourage groundbreaking research from all around the world. The decision comes after a successful 2020 inaugural

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New Age of Ocean Science Communications

NOAA

By Monica Allen, Director of Public Affairs, NOAA Research Communication and ocean technology are revolutionizing ocean science. This comes at a time when we urgently need progress in understanding, protecting, restoring and sustainably using the global ocean. In January 2021, the United Nations launched a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to bring together all nations to address significant

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ROV Trials Prep for Arctic Research

Forum Energy Technologies’ light work-class ROV, Comanche 38, has successfully completed sea trials with Amundsen Science (Université Laval, Canada). The ROV was sold to the scientific research organization last year and will support exploration of Arctic and sub-Arctic seafloor ecosystems. The vehicle was installed onboard the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.  The ROV’s deployment procedures and versatile capacity trials included: video surveys, high-resolution

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Sea Grant Lobster Research Funding

Sea Grant has a new funding opportunity to support research on how the American lobster and its fishery are being impacted by environmental change in the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank and southern New England.    The program seeks applications from research teams and encourages research partnerships between state agencies, academia and/or industry stakeholders that address life-history parameters, distribution and

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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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Shellfish Aquaculture Funding Opportunity

The U.S. National Sea Grant Office and the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program are funding a joint competition to finance proposals that seek to establish, continue and/or expand collaborations between researchers and the shellfish aquaculture industry. Specifically, applications to this competition should utilize new or existing research/industry partnerships to study how ocean and coastal acidification in combination with other stressors impacts

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