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GOOGLE JOINS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS FOR TRACKING ILLEGAL FISHING IN OCEANS
by admin on November 20, 2014
(15 Nov. 2014) To halt unlawful over-fishing across the globe, Google has announced that it will join forces with environmental groups SkyTruth and Oceana. Associated Press has reported that besides providing financial support to the effort, the company will also be using its cutting-edge mapping technology. Read more.
SATELLITE TAGGING PROJECT FOR ATLANTIC COD RECEIVES MORE FUNDING
by wade on October 28, 2012
Through a $50,000 investment under the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Research Grant Program, researchers at the Marine Institute's Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research will continue a satellite-tagging project to gain further insight into Atlantic cod. The research, coordinated by Dr. George Rose, will continue this fall in the Bonavista Corridor.
SOLAR-POWERED FISH-TRACKING DRONE SUCCESSFUl OFF N.S.
by wade on October 12, 2012
22 Aug. 2012--In the deep waters off Sambro, N.S. on Wednesday, scientists and fishermen successfully recovered a solar-powered robot that communicates with satellites to solve mysteries about the lives of fish. Dalhousie's Ocean Tracking Network is on a mission to find out where fish in the waters surrounding the Maritimes go, and why. Read more.
New Shrimp Research BY CFER Garners International Attention
by wade on August 10, 2012
Using high frequency echosounders Dr George Rose, scientific director for the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystem Research in St. John’s, Newfoundland, is piecing together a comprehensive picture of the distribution and behaviour of northern shrimp on the Northern Grand banks in response to ecological changes in the offshore region. His results could have huge implications for the shrimp fishery, Read more.
CFER SUPPORTS PROVINCIAL FISHERY
by wade on April 27, 2012
April 26, 2012: Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today to highlight the positive work being undertaken by the Marine Institute’s Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, in part through funding from the Provincial Government. The work of Dr. George Rose and his team, without a doubt, is making a positive contribution to our province’s fishing industry of the future. Read more.
Lotek Achieves Breakthrough with Miniature “Message in a Bottle”
by wade on August 15, 2011
By Andrew Safer: 215 Atlantic salmon smolts were fitted with archival tags and released into the ocean from Campbellton River near Lewisporte this past May. This is the first time that such small, juvenile fish packed miniaturized tracking devices on their migration from a river to the ocean and back. Read more.
May 3, 2011
Provincial Aerospace (PAL) is a global leader in aerospace and defence, providing highly tailored airborne and maritime surveillance solutions: from custom aircraft design and modification, to mission system design and integration, to mission operations, training and support. PAL has 35 solid years of fixed wing operations experience and 25 years of surveillance experience, flying over 135,000 hours and 20,000 incident-free missions worldwide for government, military and industry clientele, in the harshest maritime climates around the world. Read more.
Memorial University - Department of Ocean Sciences - Ocean Sciences Centre
May 2, 2011
The OSC is a major facility for marine research on the Atlantic coast, and is one of Canada's largest marine laboratories. By virtue of its location, the department provides Canadian and international scientists and students access to the flora and fauna of the northwest Atlantic Ocean and is uniquely situated for shore-based studies of the cold-ocean processes and subarctic, Arctic and deep-sea organisms. Read more.