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US Navy NAVFAC EXWC Summer Research Intern Program

NAVFAC EXWC intern program

U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) student interns displayed and discussed their engineering and scientific projects with NAVFAC EXWC scientists, engineers and staff members on August 6, 2019. As part of the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) and Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP), 21 students received an opportunity to participate in a

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New Study Spotlights Role of Microbes Living Next to Corals

WHOI microbes coral study Cuba

Symbiotic algae living inside corals provide those animals with their vibrant color, as well as many of the nutrients they need to survive. That algae, and other microbes within the bodies of corals, have been extensively studied—yet until now, researchers have largely ignored the microbial communities just outside of the coral colonies. A new study recently sampled the seawater surrounding

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Standup Paddleboard Expedition for Great Lakes Research

SUP for Great Lakes research

This June, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy plan to paddleboard across Lake Erie, traversing international waters and rough waves and dodging toxic algae blooms, all in an effort to raise awareness of Great Lakes environmental issues. Their goal is to fundraise $10,000 for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research. They’ll begin their adventure at Belle Isle State Park, home of the Dawson Great Lakes Museum, and

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Office of Naval Research Honors 2019 Young Investigators

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program (YIP). The recipients will share $16.5 million in funding to conduct naval-relevant scientific research with direct benefits for sailors and marines. The ONR YIP is a highly competitive program in which academic achievements and potential for scientific breakthroughs are major factors in the evaluation process.

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Cathrine Armour Appointed to UK Hydrographic Office Customer Division

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has appointed Cathrine Armour as the new director of its customer division. Armour brings experience in leading data, science and technology-centric organizations, and she will be instrumental in developing the UKHO as a leading marine geospatial information agency and hydrographic office. Armour joins the UKHO from Catapult’s South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications,

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