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AML Moving Vessel Profiler to Augment NSCC’s Seafloor Mapping

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A newly acquired AML Moving Vessel Profiler (MVP) will help Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) develop improved methods of mapping the seafloor. With its ability to conduct real-time, vertical profiles continuously and automatically, the MVP200 is expected to improve the efficiency and quality of data collection. Looking to add ground-truthing to the process of multibeam data acquisition, AML and NSCC are working together to

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Multibeam Sonar Provides Mapping at Extreme Depths

The all new WASSP F3X model from Furuno is a quantum leap forward in multibeam sounder technology. Both the WMB4340 and WMB6340 professional multibeam sonar packages  provide superior target detection of fish in water columns, track fish targets deeper than ever before, and allow navigators and surveyors to map the seabed and structure below with confidence. WASSP F3X penetrates the

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Expedition in Seychelles Explores Ocean Health

Teledyne Marine has entered a partnership with Nekton Deep Ocean Exploration as an official subsea technology partner through value-in-kind contribution of equipment, technology and support. Teledyne Marine and Nekton have a shared common goal to lead the discovery and increase the understanding of the ocean. The purpose of the expedition in the Seychelles is a major global scientific collaboration that

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$7M Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Announces Semifinalists

Nineteen semifinalists will undergo the first round of judging in the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a $7 million competition geared toward deep-sea technologies for autonomous, fast and high-resolution ocean exploration and mapping of the ocean floor. The 19 semifinalist teams are working on projects including: “hybrid systems that mobilize gliders and drones, underwater robotic swarms, autonomous underwater vehicles, robotics, artificial intelligence and

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