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JOIN LOCAL MISSION TO OMAE 2014
by wade on April 6, 2014
NATI, in partnership with OceansAdvance, ADIANL and ACOA, invites eligible NL companies to participate in the upcoming mission to the 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2014), to be held in San Francisco, CA, June 8 – 13, 2014. Read more.
FOLLOW-UP FROM VP ERA-CAN+ ON LOCAL ACCESS TO HORIZON 2020
by wade on March 31, 2014
As a follow-up to the ERA-Can+ Information Session in St. John's, NL on 20 Mar. 2014, the public policy forum and its project partners sent the following message which includes a link to the presentation sl;idfes adn other relavent sites on the web. Read more.
SMART OCEANS - SMART INDUSTRIES FOR CANADA
by wade on March 18, 2014
(Montreal, QC,17 March 2014) The World Ocean Council (WOC) and Canada’s Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network are co-organizing an international workshop to advance ocean industry data collecting and sharing. The event will set the stage for an initial Canadian Atlantic pilot project on ocean observations by industry, in support of Canada’s commitment to trans-Atlantic research under the “Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation,” with potential for future expansion to the Pacific and Arctic Oceans.
ECHOSOUNDERS VERSUS AIR BUBBLES IN RESEARCH VESSELS
by wade on March 15, 2014
(HYDRO INTERNATIONAL: 28/02/2014) It is widely recognised that air bubbles may have a negative effect on echosounding systems. Klaus von Bröckel from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany, has written an article about dealing with air bubbles from sweep-down and cavitation processes and outlining experiences with the last three large research vessels (RVs Polarstern, Meteor and Maria S. Merian). The practical experience resulted in the development of an optimised new hull form for the replacement of RV Sonne. Read more.
LOCAL SONAR INNOVATOR STACKS UP WELL AGAINST INTERNATIONAL COMPETITORS
by wade on March 4, 2014
The Feb. 20, edition of HYDRO International featured a story on the introduction of EdgeTech's 2205 AUV-based sonar system which they billed as “Ultra-high-resolution sidescan sonar” but no quantifiable numbers were used. That makes it difficult to determine whether or not they have a competitive advantage over, for example, locally based Kracken Sonar Systems Inc.
OCEANS'14 MTS/IEEE TAIPEI REGISTRATION OPEN
by wade on February 25, 2014
You are cordially welcome to attend the world-class OCEANS event in the center of Asia this spring.The registration page of OCEANS'14 MTS/IEEE Taipei has been opened. The early bird deadline of the registration is 7 Mar. 2014. CLICK HERE to go to the registration page. Read more.
EXTREME WEATHER - THE ARCTIC CONNECTION
by wade on February 3, 2014
When it comes to science, climate change and weather, it is always a tricky business to try to definitively establish cause and effect. Separating the real cause from a mere coincidence, and then connecting the dots between the extreme meteorological events that we witness on our television news and identifying their specific cause is - to say the least - challenging. Read more.
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: CANADA-BRAZIL MISSION IN OCEAN OBSERVATION TECHNOLOGY
by wade on January 19, 2014
International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTPCanada), the Ocean Technology Alliance Canada (OTAC), and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) Canada, in collaboration with leading Brazilian ocean technology organizations, are pleased to host the Canada-Brazil Mission in Ocean Observation Technologies from February 10-14, 2014 in Brazil. Building on the outcomes of two Canada-Brazil R&D workshops and a trade mission in ocean technologies hosted in 2012, this mission aims to: Read more.
CALL FOR INTEREST: SEA, AIR SPACE EXPOSITION AND TRADE MISSION
by wade on January 19, 2014
ADIANL in partnership with the Government of NL and our local ACOA office will conduct a mission to the Washington DC area in April 2014. An anchor event for the mission will be attendance at the annual Sea Air Space exposition April 7-9, 2014. Other mission activities will include networking opportunities through/with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) and other trade and business development activities coordinated with the Trade Commissioner Service at the Canadian Embassy in Washington.