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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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Nominations Open for NOIA Safety in Seas Awards

Nominations are open for the 2018 NOIA Safety in Seas Awards competition. The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has held the Safety in Seas (SIS) Awards competition since 1978 to recognize those whose actions, design or influence have contributed to improved safety in the offshore energy industry. Two awards are offered: the Culture of Safety Award honors a company (or companies) for commitment to safety and

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Webinar Today on DoD Funding Opportunity for Environmental Science, Technology R&D

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development proposals. SERDP Acting Executive Director Dr. Herb Nelson and Deputy Director Dr. Andrea Leeson will host an informational webinar about the funding opportunity today, September 25, 2017, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. ET.  SERDP is DoD’s environmental science and technology program,

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Arctic Eider Society Wins Google Award

The Arctic Eider Society won $750,000 in the Google.org Impact Challenge for their work with the Canadian Inuit and Cree communities as part of their environmental citizen scientist program. The data collected helps to better understand large-scale cumulative impacts of environmental change on the region’s ecosystem. The SIKU platform being used incorporates data from SonTek’s CastAway-CTD and Google technology to

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