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OceansAdvance Board Appoints Interim Executive Director
by admin on June 22, 2016
HARNESSING THE MOTION OF WAVES
by admin on January 26, 2015
Having grown up in coastal Newfoundland, Daniel Hoyles has seen, heard and felt first hand the power of the ocean. Now the ambitious Memorial University bachelor of commerce alumnus and chief operating officer of Grey Island Energy is developing a technology to harness the ocean’s immense wave energy to power everything from a house along the coast to a massive offshore oil rig. Read more.
NEW APPLICATIONS FOR DOPPLER PROFILERS
by admin on January 25, 2015
As more countries consider alternative, renewable sources for energy, the need for accurate methods to assess the impacts of these new technologies is growing.Dr. Len Zedel is the associate dean of Science (graduate and research) and a professor in Memorial University of Newfoundland's Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography. Read more.
REVERSE-ENGINEERING THE OCEAN
by admin on January 14, 2015
A soft-spoken man with a ready wit and a love of practical science, Dr. Michael Graham is the son of an Anglican priest and a nun. The story of how this man with a PhD in the process of water movement in corn became the project lead for the Wave Energy Research Centre in Lord’s Cove is anything but a straight line.
TWO NEW U.S. OCEAN RESEARCH SHIPS TO SET SAIL IN 2015
by admin on January 8, 2015
(Anacortes, Wash.; 05 Jan. 2015) Two new U.S. research ships will take to the seas in the Arctic and Atlantic in 2015, allowing scientists around the world to explore the geology, biology, and health of the oceans.
The U.S. National Science Foundation has commissioned the Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq (pronounced see-KOO-lee-auk), while the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's (WHOI) ship, dubbed Neil Armstrong, will begin science operations late next year, said ocean researchers. Read more.