Bidirectional Pressure Controller
With the ability to precisely and rapidly control mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate and...
Prototype Imaging Devices For Jelly Zooplankton
Imaging systems play an important role in the investigation of the...
Advancements and Applications For Doppler Sonar
Acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs) and Doppler velocity logs (DVLs) are...
Extended Range Distributed Serial-Scan Laser Imaging In Turbid Coastal Conditions
One pressing need in the drive to better secure the ...
January 2013 Issue
An undersea meadow of wire corals along Mysterious Bank off the south Texas coast, as observed during a collaborative science mission led by Texas A&M’s Dr. Tom Shirley aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s RV FALKOR. The image was taken by Oceaneering International Inc.’s (Houston, Texas) DSSI ROV Global Explorer operated from the FALKOR during one of the ship’s first shakedown science cruises in 2012.
ADVANCING OCEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE UNITED STATES
José Zayas, Director, Wind and Water Power Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy
ROBUST OCEAN SCIENCE PROGRAMS AND THE FACILITIES THAT SUPPORT THEM
Roxanne Nikolaus, Policy Advisor, and David Conover, Former Director, Division of Ocean Sciences, National Science Foundation
COORDINATED INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON OCEAN-ATMOSPHERE CLIMATE STUDY
Nico Caltabiano, Staff Scientist, and Roger G. Barry, Director, International CLIVAR Project Office, National Oceanography Centre, U.K.
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES: NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHY IN 2013
RAdm. Jon White, Oceanographer, U.S. Navy
U.S. COAST GUARD: PROTECTING THE NATION
By Adm. Bob Papp, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
NEW PARADIGM NEEDED FOR FEDERAL RESEARCH FUNDING
Robert B. Gagosian, President and CEO, The Consortium for Ocean Leadership
TIME TO CHART A NEW COURSE FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR OCEANS
Norman Y. Mineta, Co-Chair, Joint Ocean Commission Initiative; Former Secretary of Commerce, Transportation
STRENGTHENING AMERICA’S OCEAN ECONOMY: THE NATIONAL OCEAN POLICY
Dr. S. Bradley Moran, Acting Director, National Ocean Council Office, Executive Office of the President
ARCTIC NEEDS US LEADERSHIP
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Chairman, U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard
MAINE ADVANCES US CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)
IMPLEMENTING NATIONAL OCEAN POLICY, CLEANING UP AND MONITORING THE OCEAN
Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.)
MOVING TOWARD FAIR REVENUE SHARING FOR COASTAL STATES
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.)
COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE AND CARBON POLLUTION
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Co-Chair, Senate Oceans Caucus
HARNESSING HYDROPOWER AS A NEW ENERGY SOURCE
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
THE YEAR OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AND BEYOND
Randall Luthi, President, National Ocean Industries Association
MANAGING RISK AND SAFETY OFFSHORE IN 2014
Brian Salerno, Director, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
DEEPWATER PROJECTS DRIVE MARKETPLACE, INDUSTRY SET FOR E&P CHALLENGES
By Susanne Pagano, Sea Technology Contributor
FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE: LANDINGS, FARMED PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION DIP
Rick Martin, Publisher, Commercial Fisheries News and Fish Farming News
USGS INNOVATION AND DEDICATION TO MEET PRESSING COASTAL NEEDS
Suzette Kimball, Acting Director, U.S. Geological Survey
FIRING LINE REPORT: ‘OPTIMISTIC BUT CHALLENGING’ OUTLOOK
Aileen Torres-Bennett, Managing Editor, Sea Technology
ADVANCEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS FOR DOPPLER SONAR
Alan Kenny (Teledyne RD Instruments) explains how new technologies can increase capabilities.
SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE IN E-NAVIGATION
Dr. Seojeong Lee (Korea Maritime & Ocean University) and Dr. Lee Alexander (Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping) discuss developing standards to harmonize ship and shore e-Navigation.
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