Innovators: Ocean Observation & Science

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DEEP SEA DREAMER

by wade on October 20, 2014

Venturing into the unknown is a natural compulsion for homo sapiens.  From climbing Everest to exploring Mars, to probing the vastness of space with telescopes, our species is driven by curiosity, and the potential for financial gain, to evolve technologies that enable us to master space, time, and distance.  Among the most technically challenging and potentially rewarding areas that remain tantalizingly out of reach are the depths of the oceans.   Read more.

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ROV3D LAUNCHED AT OCEANS '14

by wade on September 22, 2014

As the Oceans ’14 conference got under way in St. John’s last week a local startup debuted the 3D underwater visualization system it has been working on for several years.   Read more.

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OCEANS '14 MEETING CHALLENGES WITH OPPORTUNITY

by wade on September 22, 2014

Oceans’14 was a resounding success. With more than 1,200 delegates and a total attendance of more than 1,700 including post secondary students, it was, according to a source inside City Hall, the largest industry-specific conference in the history of St. John’s. Staged at Mile One Stadium and the Delta Hotel, September 16-18, the conference was well attended and, according to many attendees, very well organized.   Read more.

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ARCTIC RESEARCH PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN YUKON

by wade on September 2, 2014

(Whitehorse, Yukon, 21 August 2014) Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the launch of the National Research Council (NRC) Arctic Program. As part of the Arctic Program, the NRC will enter into research partnerships, which focus on technology aimed at improving the lives of Northerners and advancing Northern economic development.   Read more.

KRAKEN SONAR SYSTEMS NAMED TO MTR 100

by wade on September 2, 2014

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND – AUGUST 28, 2014 — Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., a leading sonar technology company, announced today that Marine Technology Reporter has again included Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. as part of their MTR100 - a list of the 100 most influential companies in the international marine technology.   Read more.