Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
The U.S. ocean economy outpaced the domestic economy between 2011 and 2012, with an increase of $22 billion in gross domestic product, from $321 billion to $343 billion, according to a new NOAA analysis.
Monday, August 17th, 2015
From 26 August to 9 September 2015, the NATO Research Vessel Alliance will be conducting the oceanographic campaign GLISTEN ‘15, in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of Elba Island. The trial will be preceded by five days of engineering tests (from 17 to 21 August). Scientists from the NATO STO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) and
Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
WASHINGTON — An initiative to better understand how melting ice sheets will contribute to sea-level rise, efforts to decode the genomes of organisms to understand evolutionary adaptations, and a next-generation cosmic microwave background experiment to address fundamental questions about the origin of the universe are the top research goals for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science
Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
July 29, 2015 —Thanks to a new system developed by scientists in the UK, taking to the waves for a spot of surfing can benefit research into the health of coastal waters, and could help confirm satellite measurements of sea-surface temperature.
Monday, July 13th, 2015
Australia’s new ocean-going research vessel Investigator has discovered extinct volcanoes about 250 kilometres off the coast of Sydney in 4,900 metres of water.
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Bonn, Germany, July 1, 2015—IUCN’s advice to continue close monitoring of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef was adopted in full today at the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting taking place in Bonn, Germany.
Monday, June 29th, 2015
LAWRENCE, Kansas, June 29, 2015 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans to participate in the upcoming 55th annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) scheduled for July 12-15 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Singapore/Seefeld, Germany, June 16 2015—EOMAP Asia Pacific today launch the most up-to-date and detailed data set for the islands in South China Sea, generated by groundbreaking Satellite Derived Bathymetry techniques.
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
April 29, 2015—The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs, and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study.
Monday, April 20th, 2015
April 20, 2015—On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) rig caused a release of 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well was capped on July 15, 2010. Close to 100,000 kilometers, including more than 1,000 total linear miles of coastlines in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and