Ocean Observation

Statoil Wins Exploration License off Australia

Statoil  expands in Australia with the award of 100% equity share in a large exploration permit located in the prolific Northern Carnarvon Basin on the Northwest shelf of Australia.

Scientists Study Waves’ Effects on Antarctic Ice Shelves

Seismic network will measure the effects of ocean waves on Antarctic ice shelves; researchers to create an innovative way to observe the forces that affect the

Wave Propelled Boat Survives Atlantic Storm

A British wave propelled boat called AutoNaut has arrived back in the Isles of Scilly after a 13 day autonomous mission in which she weathered a 70 mph Atlantic storm while gathering scientific data.

Salamander Energy Updates on SONA Transaction

  Salamander Energy said it has submitted a draft shareholder circular to the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to previously stated plans to divest of an interest in the Greater Bualuang Area.

Canada to Restore Recreational Fisheries Habitat

The Government of Canada to invest up to $5.5 million to restore recreational fisheries habitat through the National Conservation Plan Member of Parliament for Etobicoke – Lakeshore,

Current, Waves and Turbulence Measurement Workshop

IEEE OES will host the 11th Current, Waves and Turbulence Measurement (CWTM) Workshop March 2-6, 2015 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Kongsberg to Deliver Ocean Observatories for Seabed Research

CAGE, Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate has selected Kongsberg Maritime to develop and deliver two ocean observatories. The observatories will

Sea Level Rise ‘Worst Case Scenario’

A paper published this week in Environmental Research Letters by NOC scientist Dr. Svetlana Jevrejeva provides new information about the probability of a sea-level rise reaching of 180cm by 2100.

El Niño Could Kick Off in 1-2 months

The El Niño weather phenomenon is favored to occur in the next 1-2 months and last into next spring in the Northern Hemisphere, the Climate Prediction Center (CPC),

Indonesia Building Sea Wall to Protect Jakarta

Indonesia on Thursday officially launched a $263 million project to build a giant sea wall along the coast of its capital, Jakarta, in an attempt to protect businesses and homes from flooding.

EMGS - Fleet Operation for 3Q 2014

  Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) releases information on vessel activity and utilisation 4-5 working days after the close of each quarter. The Company

New Map Exposes Previously Unseen Details of Seafloor

Accessing two previously untapped streams of satellite data, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues have created a new map of the world’s seafloor,

Fugro SeaWatch Buoy for Technip N. Sea Project

Real-time metocean data transmitted by a Fugro SEAWATCH Wavescan buoy is enabling energy industry construction expert Technip to plan its operations more effectively,

3D Survey off Malaysia for EMGS

  Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a letter of intent worth USD 6.8 million from an International Oil Company for 3D EM data acquisition in Malaysia.

NOAA, NASA & BOEM to Monitor Biodiversity

NOAA, NASA and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have joined together to support three demonstration projects that will

Teams Vie for $2m Ocean Health XPRIZE

Down from 77 initial entrants to 18, a diverse group of competitors vie for the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIXE’s $2 million cash purse. Nonprofit organization XPRIZE,

Tropical Storm Simon Forms off Mexico's Pacific Coast

Tropical storm Simon formed early on Thursday off Mexico's Pacific coast, but it was projected to wheel out to sea in the coming days. The U.S. National Hurricane

Wave Energy Conversion Competition Offers Cash Prize

Ricardo has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to administer a ocean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) prize challenge,

Unlocking Seabed Secrets with Underwater Robots

From September 22 to October 13, 2014, the NATO Research Vessel Alliance is conducting the Multinational AutoNomy Experiment (MANEX ‘14) along the Ligurian coast

RBR Wins MTS Compass Industrial Award

RBR Limited of Ottawa, Canada accepted the Marine Technology Society's Compass Industrial Award, presented at a ceremony at the recent IEEE MTS Oceans 2014 conference in St.

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