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June 2016 Issue

SEAFLOOR MAPPING SYSTEM
SONAR SYSTEMS
VESSELS


COVER
A commercial trawler uses Furuno Sonar to assist with navigation. (Photo Credit: Furuno Norge AS)

 


FEATURE ARTICLES


APPLICATION OF SONAR FOR OIL SPILL RESPONSE
Dr. Tim McClinton (Research Planning, Inc.), Lt. Greg Schweitzer (NOAA) and Dr. Jacqueline Michel (Research Planning, Inc., NOAA) show how sonar can be used for acoustic detection,evaluation and monitoring of sunken oil spills.

SmartICE FOR ARCTIC MAPPING
Andrew Safer (freelance) talks about how real-time sea ice data are being used to facilitate travel in northern Canada.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FOR VESSEL SAFETY
Scott Finley and Jon Rollins (GulfSafe) present new technology that addresses navigation safety with a notification system that provides infrastructure alerts.

NOIA 2016 ANNUAL MEETING
Conference Review

DEVELOPMENT OF DOLPHIN 2D SONAR
Brian Evans (Marine Electronics) and Paul Eastaugh (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) discuss the 2D digital imaging sonar Dolphin Sea View.

MULTISENSOR DIVER TRACKING AND LOCALIZATION
Hengli Liu, Dr. Yi Yang and Dr. Jun Luo (Shanghai University) explain how underwater monitoring systems are used in marine mapping for ship wrecks.

SUBMERSIBLE CAGE SYSTEM FOR ABALONE
Dr. Taeho Kim and Dr. Moo-Hwan Oh (Chonnam National University) look at how using a submersible cage system helps abalone production.

SLOCUM GLIDERS AS RELOCATABLE WAVERIDERS OF OPPORTUNITY
Bartolome Garau and Dr. Alberto Alvarez (CMRE) talk about underwater gliders’ popularity and how they allow monitoring of a wide range of environmental parameters.

GYROSCOPE-BASED FLOATING LIDAR
Kameswara Sridhar Vepa and Wim Van Paepegem (Ghent University) explain a proposed design for a floatable lidar platform that could help in accurately recording wind velocity.

REINVENTING THE THREAD
Dale E. Van Cor (Van Cor Threads) shows how the Van Cor Threads are helping revolutionize the engineering of how components are adjoined.

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Marine Renewables International Marine Electronics
Marine Resources Meetings Navy Currents
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