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Open Call for Marine Renewable Energy Tech Testing

Billia Croo Wave Energy Test Site, Orkney

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project is now open.  The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including EMEC’s test sites. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component or sensor level. Following a simple application process,

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Canada Launches $29 Million Ocean Sustainability Project

Kelowna BC Parker Ulry

By Devin Partida Microplastics are very tiny pieces of plastic either created intentionally for abrasive purposes or formed from larger pieces of decomposed plastic. They’re small enough to infest natural underwater vegetation or be eaten by wildlife. As such, microplastics pose a significant threat to our oceans and marine conservation efforts. In the past, microplastics were removed by placing filters in

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US Navy Researches Biological ITL Ecosystems

copepod NOAA

By Kayla Matthews Some of the U.S. Navy’s biggest tactical obstacles are tiny sea creatures. Intermediate trophic level (ITL) organisms can interfere with navigation and surveillance equipment, making it difficult to carry out some operations efficiently. To address the issue, the Navy started researching this marine life last year. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) oceanographer Brad Penta led the research project

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Webinar This Friday: Coronavirus Business Relief

AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “Coronavirus Relief Package: What Unmanned Systems Businesses Need to Know,” on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 2 p.m. EDT. Last week, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law. This sweeping $2.2 trillion emergency stimulus package was passed on a bipartisan basis to

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VideoRay Photo, Video Contests Open

Joshua Vela Fonseca VideoRay

VideoRay is now accepting entries for its 2019 photo and video contests. Grand prize winners will receive a tablet, and runners-up will receive a VideoRay jacket. Plus, all approved submissions will receive a VideoRay t-shirt. In addition, the top images as determined by VideoRay will be included in the 2020 VideoRay Calendar, which will be distributed in early 2020. All images/videos submitted will be displayed

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