Innovators: Ocean Observation & Science

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A NEW WAVE OF SCIENTIFIC TRANSATLANTIC COOPERATION

by Barry Snow on April 16, 2015

Brussels, 16 April 2015 - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. today joined with Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affa Read more.

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ARCTICNET, STATOIL AND RDC COLLABORATE ON RESEARCH EXPEDITION

by Barry Snow on April 14, 2015

ArcticNet, a Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada, the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) of Newfoundland and Labrador, Statoil Canada and Husky En Read more.

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KRAKEN DELIVERS DEEP-SEA SONAR SYSTEM TO FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE

by wade on March 30, 2015

(ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND; March 25, 2015) – Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has delivered a deep-sea rated Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (INSAS) system to Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technology and Image Exploitation (IOSB). Read more.

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NEW RESEARCH CENTRE TO HOUSE LARGEST MARINE ENERGY RESEARCH GROUP

by wade on March 2, 2015

(Cork, Ireland 30 Jan. 2015) Ireland’s marine renewable energy sector could ultimately be worth as much as $12.6 Billion (€9 billion) by 2030, and be supporting thousands of jobs on the island, according to Energy Minister Alex White.   Read more.

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MASTERING THE CURRENTS OF SUCCESS

by wade on February 28, 2015

OFFSHORE LABRADOR IS NOT A PLACE FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. So Judith Bobbitt felt completely in her element when, in 1978, she took her dream job as a physical oceanographer aboard an oil industry vessel. “At sea I felt completely at peace,” she says recalling her short career as a working member of the team collecting data on temperature, salinity, current speed, and interpreting it for multinational drilling operations in the Davis Strait and on the Labrador Shelf. Not even the initial seasickness on each trip could deter her. Read more.