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  • Panama Canal Marine Resistivity Survey with SuperStingR8

    The AGI SuperStingR8 with marine streamer and graphite electrodes(US Patent 6,674,286) were deployed along the entire 77-km long Panama Canal at 25m transect spacing to total 773 line-km of data.  This is the largest towed marine resistivity survey of this type to date.  AGI SuperStingR8 Marine resistivity data were successfully used to estimate geotechnical properties of the canal ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Survey of attitudes towards marine protected areas gives mixed response

    The views of organisations and industries affected by marine protected areas (MPAs) have been gathered by a new survey. 36 organisations from the UK and France responded to the survey, which asked about the perceived socio-economic and environmental impacts of multiple-use MPAs. Environmental NGOs, managing agencies and research centres gave a largely positive response, while fishers’, ...

  • The Chelsea Mariner Shuttle for Large Marine Ecosystem Monitoring

    The new Chelsea Mariner Nu-Shuttle is based on the successful Nu-Shuttle towed oceanographic vehicle. It is a generic, robust monitoring system designed for regular monitoring of large marine ecosystems. Undulating behind a research vessel or ship of opportunity it enables a wide range of oceanographic measurements to be made underway from the surface to depths in excess of 150 metres. ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Atkins appointed to marine framework

    Scottish Water has appointed engineering design consultancy Atkins to its marine survey services framework. The framework, which is worth up to £5 million and runs initially for two years with scope to be extended to eight, has been developed as part of Scottish Water’s efforts to address changes in legislation, including the Water Framework Directive. It has been designed to support water ...


    By Atkins

  • Funding Boost for Scottish Marine Energy

    Scotland’s marine energy sector is to benefit from a £2.8 million share of the Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) which is run by the Carbon Trust. The news was announced by Energy Minister Fergus Ewing during the RenewableUK ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Entec report on Marine Renewable Energy sector launched

    Entec report on Marine Renewable Energy sector launched. BWEA has launched a State of the Industry report on the UK’s Marine Renewable Energy sector. The report, developed by Entec, provides BWEA with an independent review of the current status of the marine (i.e. wave and tidal stream) renewable energy industry. The focus of the review was to identify the estimated cost of energy for wave and ...


  • Xylem appoints UK Marine and Coastal Director

    Water monitoring specialist Xylem Analytics UK is pleased to announce the appointment of David Goldsmith as Director of Marine and Coastal Business. David has extensive experience in marine technologies, having worked closely with AADI for many years in the oceanographic sector. He will be responsible for bringing the YSI, SonTek and AADI brands together under the Xylem Analytics umbrella and ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey

    The US President’s proposed USD 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 emphasizes cost-containment and program savings while investing in research and development programs to restore and protect the nation’s lands and waters for future generations. To address the President’s priority on fiscal responsibility, the USGS 2012 budget makes vital investments in ...

  • Pollution and overfishing are public’s biggest marine concerns

    A pan-European survey has revealed the public’s awareness, concerns and priorities about human impacts on the oceans. The results show high levels of concern about marine pollution in particular, and that, generally, respondents were most concerned about the issues they felt most informed about. The study could help policymakers develop marine strategies that are more responsive to public ...

  • Energy Harvesting in Action : New Market Survey On ResearchMoz.us

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Energy Harvesting in Action " to its huge collection of research reports. All Points are covered in table of Content of this Report some of them listed here: 1. INTRODUCTION 2. THIRD WORLD AND HEALTHCARE SUCCESS 3. MILITARY AND AEROSPACE ...


  • Water at Marine base linked to birth defects

    A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers. The authors of the study on Camp Lejeune released late Thursday by the CDC's Agency for Toxic Substances ...


    By Associated Press

  • GL at Posidonia 2012 - Allseas Marine receives MLC certification

    Allseas Marine S.A. was presented with Maritime Labour Statements of Compliance by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for the vessels "Calm Seas", “Kind Seas” and “Pearl Seas”. The certificates were presented to Michael Bodouroglou, Managing Director of the Allseas Marine by Oliver Darley, Vice President and Global Head of Systems Certification at GL and Athanasios Reisopoulos, Vice ...


  • Offshore renewable energy sites provide new habitat for marine species

    Offshore renewable energy sites may provide new ‘stepping stone’ habitats for marine species, a recent study suggests. They could allow some species to spread beyond their present range and help vulnerable creatures survive in the face of climate change. However, they may also allow harmful invasive species to spread, the researchers warn, and the effects of such projects must be ...

  • UK’s largest marine robot fleet defies storms to complete successful mission

    A fleet of ten marine robots has successfully completed an ambitious two-week mission off northwest Scotland, despite being hit by a succession of Atlantic storms with winds gusting up to 60 mph and waves up to 7 m high. The mission comprised the largest simultaneous deployment of marine robots yet attempted in UK waters, with seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders operating in ...

  • UK innovator develops `CableFish` to help reduce cost of marine energy

    UK innovator, North Sea Systems, has successfully completed the first full scale trial of its novel CableFish, which was put through its paces at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the turbulent waters around Orkney. The final trial began in November 2014 and was the culmination of a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Underwater survey noise affects feeding and social behaviour of harbour porpoises

    Noise from underwater geological surveys may be affecting the feeding and social interactions of harbour porpoises, new research has found. The study, conducted off the north-east coast of Scotland, found that the buzz clicks used by porpoises to hunt and socialise were reduced by 15% during the surveys. Underwater geological surveys are often conducted using seismic airguns. These repeatedly ...

  • Aquarius MAS with Marine Solar Power Installed on Blue Star Delos

    First ever installation of integrated Aquarius MAS with marine solar power Fukuoka, Japan, Oct 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eco Marine Power is pleased to announce that together with strategic partners it has installed an Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) integrated with a marine solar panel array on-board the Blue Star 'Delos'. The Aquarius MAS has been ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • LNG-Fueled Ship Orders up 26% in Six Months, Zeus Survey Finds

    Following a world survey of the marine industry, Zeus Development Corporation has identified 63 LNG-fueled ships in operation or under development, up from 48 units last December. These ships do not include more than 300 tankers that also consume LNG. June 6-7, Zeus will host an LNG-Fueled Marine Advancements meeting to present the survey, review trends and tour a unique new LNG-turbine ...


    By Marketwire

  • Landmark US Geological Survey study demonstrates how methylmercury, known to contaminate seafood, originates in the ocean

    A new landmark study published today documents for the first time the process in which increased mercury emissions from human sources across the globe, and in particular from Asia, make their way into the North Pacific Ocean and as a result contaminate tuna and other seafood. Because much of the mercury that enters the North Pacific comes from the atmosphere, scientists have predicted an ...

  • New pictures reveal rich Antarctic marine life in area of rapid climate change

    New photographs of ice fish, octopus, sea pigs, giant sea spiders, rare rays and beautiful basket stars that live in Antarctica’s continental shelf seas are revealed this week by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). As part of an international study on sea surface to seabed biodiversity a research team from across Europe, USA, Australia and South Africa onboard the BAS Royal Research Ship James ...

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