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OCEAN INDUSTRIES AND THE GLOBAL OCEANS ACTION SUMMIT

by wade on April 6, 2014

(Paris, Fr.; 2 April 2014) The World Ocean Council is working to help ensure ocean business community participation in the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth (The Hague, 22 - 25 April 2014).   Read more.

OCEANS'14 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE EXTENDED

by wade on April 6, 2014

The OCEANS'14 Local Organizing Committee along with the Marine Technology Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers OES is pleased to advise that it will be extending the deadline for the Call for Abstracts for our September 14-19, 2014 event.  The new deadline for Submission of Abstracts is Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. NST (Newfoundland Standard Time).  We have had quite a few enquiries requesting an extension and we would like to afford everyone the opportunity to participate in this exciting international OCEANS Conference and Exhibition.
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MI RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING NEW GRADUATES

by wade on April 1, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 28 Mar. 2014) Some of the Marine Institute's brightest and most dedicated students were honoured at the institute’s annual Spring Presentation of Scholarships and Awards today.

One award and thirty-seven scholarships were awarded to thirty-five students who have distinguished themselves in their respective programs through academic achievement, strong leadership skills, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
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NEW CHAIR IN MECHANICS OF COOL

by wade on March 31, 2014

(St. John's, NL; 26 Mar. 2014) Dr. Rocky Taylor is the new CARD Chair in Ice Mechanics. The chair is funded by CARD, a centre of excellence for medium- to long-term Arctic research and development. CARD was founded by the Centre for Cold Ocean Resources Engineering (C-CORE) in 2011 with a core funding of $12.5 million over five years from the Hibernia and Terra Nova projects. The new chair will be funded using $500,000 over five years from the CARD program.   Read more.

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USING SHIPPING INDUSTRY DATA TO ADVANCE ARCTIC SCIENCE

by wade on March 31, 2014

(Paris, France; 24 March 2014) The World Ocean Council is advancing the role of industry in gathering Arctic ocean, weather and climate data by:

  • Convening a roundtable on data collection from vessels at the Arctic Shipping Forum (Helsinki, 8-10 April, 2014)
  • Leading discussions on science and industry collaboration on ocean/climate observations at the Arctic Observing Summit (Helsinki, 9-11 April, 2014)
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