Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Following National Geographic Society’s successful expedition to the Pitcairn Islands (UK territory) in the Pacific Ocean, Coty Inc. has announced the renewal of the partnership agreement for the Pristine Seas program between the National Geographic Society and DAVIDOFF Cool Water.
Sunday, March 17th, 2013
Citizen science surveys compare well with traditional scientific methods when it comes to monitoring species biodiversity – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Research published today in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution shows that methods to record marine diversity used by amateurs returned results consistent with techniques favoured by
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Elephant seals wearing head sensors and swimming deep beneath Antarctic ice have helped researchers uncover how the ocean’s coldest, deepest waters are formed – and how they affect our climate. The tagged seals revealed unprecedented details about the ‘Antarctic bottom water,’ a dense, deep layer of water near the ocean floor that has a significant
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
In a study published today in Nature Climate Change researchers used the latest emissions scenarios and climate models to show how varying levels of carbon emissions are likely to result in more frequent and severe coral bleaching events.
Friday, February 22nd, 2013
OneOcean Corporation beta release its ClipCard, cloud-based innovation for managing, accessing & exchanging marine geospatial data. Ocean data can come in more than 100 file formats, reach terabytes in size, and take a week to download. Users have limited tools for managing their own holdings and even more limited means of exchanging huge files with
Thursday, February 7th, 2013
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is launching a two-year effort to improve ocean business community understanding, collaboration and participation in U.S. ocean policy and marine spatial planning (MSP) developments.
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Supergeo Technologies announced that Woods Hole Group Middle East, U.A.E, purchased SuperGIS Desktop 3 based on the recommendation of Evolving GeoSystems to carry out coastal and oceanographic projects such as coastal management, environmental assessment & remediation, and oceanography & measurement.
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities’ social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, authored by leading scientists and experts, emphasizes the need for increased coordination
Thursday, December 13th, 2012
Europa Technologies is pleased to announce that its award-winning viaEuropa service is being utilised for marine mapping from SeaZone Solutions. HydroView Now offers global coverage of depth area features with shaded relief and intuitive depth soundings.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
From Nov 13th to December 11th 2012 a team of scientists from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, joined by visiting researchers, conducted hundreds of underwater survey dives on reefs in the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia. This study follows research the team did earlier in the Society Islands and has produced some noticeable differences between