Honouring Ocean Science Pioneer Walter Munk

Organisers of the first Oceanology International North America (OINA) exhibition and conference, taking place from 14-16 February 2017 in San Diego, USA, have announced that ocean science pioneer and ‘living legend’ Walter H. Munk will feature in a special edition of the Catch the Next Wave (CTNW) conference which will be integral to next year’s three-day programme. During the year of his 100th birthday, oceanographer Walter Munk, of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to ocean science and technology. Reed Exhibitions has confirmed a distinguished speaker line-up in which Scripps Oceanographer Munk will present on... (read more)
2016-12-06 01:06:43

Uncovering the Mysteries of the Oceans

What is Oceanography and How to Become an Oceanographer
This article will dig into the field of Oceanography and the trends and methods developed over the past decades. Did you know that marine species compound more than 80% of the Earth’s biodiversity? Or that seaweed and other sea plants living in the ocean produce around 50% of the oxygen in the atmosphere? With this in mind, many efforts are now concentrated on studies of the ocean, such as identification of those beneficial to ocean resources and organisms that can be used as medicines for many critical ailments. Within this article, you will also get familiar with terms like biomimicry,... (read more)
2019-02-26 09:44:32

Vice-President Falmouth Scientific

Falmouth Scientific, Inc. has announced the appointment of Rick Babicz as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining FSI, Mr Babicz was the Senior Product Line Manager of the Benthos, Inc. Acoustic, Modem and Locator lines. He also served as an Oceanography Officer in the US Navy. He holds a B.S. in Oceanography from the US Naval Academy and an MBA from Golden Gate University. Mr Babicz will be responsible for all sales and marketing strategies at FSI/Acoustikos. (read more)
2003-10-21 12:00:00

We Visited for You

International Hydrographic & Oceanographic Industry 2005, Conference & Exhibition (IHOCE’05)
The Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was again the venue for the Second International Hydrographic & Oceanographic Industry 2005: Conference & Exhibition (IHOCE’05) held from 5th to 7th July 2005. The first IHOCE was organised in 2003 with the intention that it should be held biennially to promote both hydrography and oceanography, especially for the Southeast Asia Region. In the wake of the tsunami disaster of December 2004 that devastated many areas of the region and around the Indian Ocean, renewed emphasis has been placed on the necessity of acquiring and upgrading existing hydrographic and oceanographic... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

Second-level Master in Marine Sciences: Ocean Physics and Technology

The second-level master in ocean physics and technology is a joint degree between University of Naples Parthenope and University of Bologna, Italy, in cooperation with the Italian Hydrographic Institute of the Navy. Its aim is to advance education in oceanography in order to face the challenges of the sustainable management of ocean resources and the development of marine activities. Deadline for applications is 30 September 2016. The new Master in ‘Ocean Physics and Technology’ wants to advance education in oceanography in order to face the challenges of the sustainable management of ocean resources and the development of marine activities. The specific high... (read more)
2016-06-06 01:39:05

Oceans '09

The MTS/IEEE Oceans Conference has returned to Biloxi, MS (USA), for Oceans ‘09. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center previously hosted Oceans ‘02 in October 2002. Oceans ‘09 welcomed over 1,400 attendees, 163 exhibitors and 33 student posters from 35 different countries. In addition to hardware companies, this year’s exhibitors included local universities, government offices and military research laboratories. The opening ceremonies had keynote and plenary speakers from the US government at different levels, US military, private industry and academia. All speakers expressed the theme of co-ordinating ocean research efforts across this broad spectrum of interests. Captain John Cousins... (read more)
2009-12-29 02:02:39

Canadian REA Analysis

OEA Technologies Inc. has initiated a study of Canadian Forces requirements and opportunities in the field of maritime Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA). The study, led by Defence Research and Development Canada Ð Atlantic (DRDC Atlantic), an agency of Canada's Department of National Defence, will capitalise upon OEA expertise in oceanography and DRDC Atlantic expertise in ocean acoustics. This investigation of REA expands on an earlier OEA/DRDC Atlantic investigation of the use of Earth-observation satellite sensors and coastal HF radar systems for purposes pertaining to military oceano-graphy. The previous investigation also involved representatives of Canadian Forces Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) operation... (read more)
2004-02-02 12:00:00

Rear Admiral Titley Named as Deputy Under Secretary for Operations

Administrator Jane Lubchenko has announced Rear Admiral David Titley as the next Deputy Under Secretary for Operations (DUS/O) at NOAA, USA. As NOAA’s Chief Operating Officer, Dr Titley will be responsible for managing operations across NOAA’s entire portfolio and will serve as one of Dr Lubchenko's key advisors on NOAA programme and policy issues. Dr Titley brings to this position experience in leading large, complex organisations and directing major operations around the world. A naval officer since 1980, Rear Admiral Titley’s career has included seven deployments to the Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean, and Western Pacific region and multiple commands (Fleet... (read more)
2012-06-27 03:29:31

Ocean Business Week Anticipates More than 1500 Delegates

Up to 1500 delegates are expected to attend the first Ocean Business event and plans to accommodate and cater for them are well underway. Intelligent Exhibitions Ltd are actively working with the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), and the city of Southampton to ensure that both the venue and the city are prepared for the ocean industry's newest arrival. The organisation anticipates to host 100 exhibiting companies, more than 150 training hours, the Offshore Survey conference, and a social event during every night. The Offshore Survey conference will focus on the technology and business issues in the global field of... (read more)
2006-11-02 12:00:00

First Visit to Vietnam

The US naval ship Bruce C. Heezen arrived in Da Nang on Thursday 17 October 2007, one of seven hydrographic and oceanographic survey vessels that are part of the 24 vessels in Military Sealift Command's Special Mission. The four-day visit, the first by a ship of this kind to Vietnam, aimed to familiarise counterparts from Vietnam's weather and hydrographic agencies, military and civilian, with the oceanography programme and capabilities of the US Navy hydrographic and oceanographic survey vessels.   The visit included tours for representatives of Vietnam's Hydro-Meteorological Service, Maritime Safety Administration, and other related agencies. Briefings and displays gave... (read more)
2007-10-22 03:38:31
Search Filter