1. Extreme Engineering in Five Deeps and First Descent Missions Highlighted at Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop

    I’ve been struck by the number of times I’ve heard from different marine technology companies that they’ve created a custom housing for a television client, or a power supply that can withstand specific temperature or pressure conditions, or a robotic arm built for one special purpose. While at the Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop in San […]

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  2. It’s Time to Prepare for a Maritime Cyber Attack. Though, You’ve Probably Been Hacked Already…

    When working on the water, you may feel like you are a world away from hackers and cyber-attackers, but unfortunately, there is no escape (unless you happen to have washed up on a deserted island). The maritime industries and marine researchers are at as great a risk as anyone to having computer systems and data […]

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  3. In 5 Questions: Learn More About the New U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter

    The United States Coast Guard is getting its first icebreaker in more than 40 years. The new class of ships will be called Polar Security Cutters and will be based in Seattle, Washington. Currently, the U.S. Coast Guard has only one heavy icebreaker in service; commissioned in 1976, it is 13 years past its intended […]

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  4. The Latest from NOAA – A Q&A with Deputy Administrator RDML Tim Gallaudet

    In recent discussions with RDML Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Deputy NOAA Administrator, I was intrigued to learn about some of the initiatives and priorities at the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. We invited him to answer some questions for our membership about NOAA’s vision for the […]

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  5. The National Ocean Sciences Bowl is Developing Future Ocean Leaders

    Part quiz-bowl, part-team building exercise, and a whole lot of studying make up the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) for high school students. With fewer than half of America’s public schools teaching any curriculum in environmental science, the NOSB bolsters education in marine sciences. “Our program is there to fill in the gap left from […]

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  6. Ocean Observation Looks Pretty Cool to an Outsider

    We all have things that turn us into a kid in a candy store, don’t we? Times when we let our inner fan-boys and fan-girls out? What’s yours?  For me, it’s anything exploration. Distant lands…research expeditions…space exploration…or the ocean depths. So, when I was invited, my first day on the job, with the rest of […]

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  7. Marine Technology is Fueling the New Blue Economy

    The New Blue Economy is on fire. By some estimates the value of the oceans to the world’s economy is vast — $24 trillion, according to the World Wildlife Fund, making it the world’s seventh largest economy. The European Union finds that it employs 3.48 million people in the EU with an Annual Gross Profit […]

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