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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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Underwater Pile-Driving Noise Causes Alarm Responses in Squid

squid

Exposure to underwater pile-driving noise, which can be associated with the construction of docks, piers and offshore wind farms, causes squid to exhibit strong alarm behaviors, according to a study by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers published in December in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin. “This study is the first to report behavioral effects of pile-driving noise on any cephalopod,

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Studying the Ocean in 3D

Nortek Del Mar Oceanographic

Understanding the 3D nature of the ocean is becoming a critical focal point of ocean research, but it can be a costly affair. Paired with Nortek current profilers, Del Mar Oceanographic’s Wirewalker is giving researchers worldwide a cost-effective way to answer vital questions surrounding the functioning of ocean processes. This information helps improve environmental monitoring and climate forecasting, which in

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference 2020

The year 2020 is an important milestone for scientific research within the Gulf of Mexico. It marks the 10th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and signifies the culmination of a decade of dedicated research that has increased our knowledge of marine oil-spill science, Gulf ecosystems, and the impacts of the spill to those ecosystems and communities. Additionally, it presents

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