Ocean Observation

NOAA: US to See More Floods from Sea Level Rise

Most of U.S. coast may see 30 or more days a year of floods up to 2 feet above high tides. By 2050, a majority of U.S. coastal areas are likely to be threatened

Scientists Discover 107 New Marine Life Species

Five-year Gulf of Mexico study examined chemosynthetic communities, cold water corals and other animals   The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced

Mooring-free Buoy Launched

Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) have teamed up with U.K.-based ASV Ltd. to offer a low-cost, mobile alternative to a permanent moored buoy system for all monitoring applications,

Damanaki to Lead Nature Conservancy's Global Oceans Program

Maria Damanaki, former European Union Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will join the Nature Conservancy (TNC) as Global Managing Director for Oceans.

DYT Yacht Transport Carries M/V OCEARCH

The 126-foot research vessel M/V OCEARCH is currently making its way from Port Everglades, Florida to Brisbane, Australia on board DYT Yacht Transport’s semisubmersible

Funding Secured for Ocean Radar

Three years of additional operational funding in place for the WERA NorthernRadar system on the north shore of the Lower St. Lawrence Estuary The shore-based WERA

Talisman Sinopec Closes North Sea Platform Ahead of Storm

Talisman Sinopec Energy UK has closed its Buchan Alpha platform in the North Sea, the company said on Wednesday, ahead of an expected severe winter storm. The

Congressman Farr, NOAA's Spinrad to Co-Chair OCEANS '15

The Local Organizing Committee of the OCEANS ’15 MTS/IEEE Washington, DC conference and exhibition announced that Rep. Sam Farr, co-chair of the House Oceans Caucus (HOC), and Dr.

Extreme European Summer Heat Risks Up Sharply

The chances of extremely hot summers in parts of Europe have risen tenfold this century because of man-made global warming, a study by British scientists said on Monday.

Easing Wind, Cold Push Spot Prices Higher

Forecasts for cold weather and lower wind generation levels pushed Czech, Slovak and Hungarian European power prices higher on Monday, traders said. On regional exchanges,

Typhoon Rips Philippines, Mass Evacuation Underway

A powerful typhoon roared into the eastern Philippines on Saturday, bringing lashing rain and strong winds that felled trees, ripped off tin roofs and toppled power

USS Fort Worth Arrives in US 7th Fleet

Littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Dec. 4, marking a key initial milestone in its 16-month rotational

300th Anniversary of Historic Fleet Sinking

2015 will mark the 300th anniversary of the sinking of a dozen Spanish ships known as the 1715 Plate Fleet; plata being the Spanish world for silver. On the 30th of July 1715 twelve galleons,

MTU Powers Ice-Capable Research Vessel

MTU, a Rolls-Royce brand, was chosen to power the Sikuliaq, a U.S. academic research vessel tailor-made for oceanographic research. The Sikuliaq, one of the most

WMO: This Year May be Warmest on Record as Oceans Heat Up

Record high ocean temperatures will make 2014 the hottest year on record, or at least among the very warmest, in evidence of a long-term trend of global warming, the U.

Robot Fleet Completes Pioneering Mission

  The second phase of an ambitious project to gather valuable information on ocean processes and marine life using a fleet of innovative marine robots has just reached its conclusion.

DongBang & OHT Select OCTOPUS Advisory Solution

  Amarcon, an ABB Group company, today announced that the company will deliver OCTOPUS-Onboard vessel advisory solutions to a total of three vessels owned by Norwegian

STR SeaSpyder Explores IFCA Habitats

Great Yarmouth based marine technology experts Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR) announced the supply of 2 SeaSpyder underwater camera systems to the Association

Optech Announces Titan

Optech's latest addition to its innovative line of airborne laser terrain mappers (ALTM), the Optech Titan, allows multispectral active imaging of the environment by day or night,

Adonis for Flagship Research Vessel

Schmidt Ocean Institute Selects Adonis AS Personnel Manager to Automate HR and Payroll Processes for Flagship Research Vessel. Adonis AS has announced that Schmidt

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