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RRS Sir David Attenborough Prepares for Sea Trials

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The RRS Sir David Attenborough (SDA) is getting ready for its next round of sea trials. This is an important part of the preparations for the ship’s first Antarctic mission. The ship has been in dry dock at Cammell Laird shipyard since March to enable engineers to carry out technical fixes and refinements identified during the first round of trials, as well as commissioning new scientific equipment in the ship’s hull and laboratories. 

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REV Ocean Joins Seabed 2030 Project

Seabed 2030 REV Ocean

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with REV Ocean to work together to advance understanding of the ocean floor and support the United Nations’ Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between The Nippon Foundation and GEBCO to inspire the complete mapping of the world’s ocean by

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MTS Webinar: SeaBed 2030

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A virtual symposium on May 20 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EDT will introduce the global Seabed 2030 project and its role within the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.  In order to achieve the ambitious goal of mapping the world’s oceans by the year 2030, we will need to develop and deploy the next generation of

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First Annual Report on US Seafloor Mapping

unmapped US seafloor Jan 2020 NOAA

NOAA has released the first annual report on the progress made in mapping U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes waters. Knowledge of the depth, shape and composition of the seafloor are foundational data elements necessary to explore, sustainably develop, understand, conserve and manage U.S. coastal and offshore natural resources.    The 2019 Presidential Memorandum on Ocean Mapping of the United States

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