Innovators: Feature Stories

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EASTERN PROMISE

by wade on March 11, 2013

Pro-dive Marine Services is steaming ahead in Eastern Canada. When I was in Newfoundland last October for the fifth Underwater Conference it seemed too good an opportunity to miss not to spend some time with one of the leading diving contractors based there, Pro-Dive Marine Services.
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LOCAL INNOVATIONS MAKE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES

by wade on March 5, 2013

C-CORE was the world’s first research and development organization to use altimeter data to detect icebergs. Virtual Marine Technology developed the first freefall lifeboat training facility, and the list goes on. Published in 13 international-circulation trade magazines, 33 articles highlighting ocean technology innovations in Newfoundland and Labrador, plus 11 blog entries, have made headlines around the world over the past three-and-a-half years, thanks to the City of St. John’s Ocean Technology Media Program (OTMP). Read more.

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RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR INTERACTION BETWEEN U.S. SOCIETY AND THE OCEAN

by wade on March 2, 2013

The U.S. has just released a report which presents national research priorities in key areas of interaction between society and the ocean. In releasing Science for an Ocean Nation: An Update of the Ocean Research Priorities Plan, this past February, John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy felt this was a necessary step to advance the nation's marine research priorities.   Read more.

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U.S. RELEASES ARCTIC RESEARCH PLAN: FY2013–2017

by wade on March 2, 2013

The Arctic environment is undergoing rapid transition as sea and land ice diminish, with tremendous implications for natural environments, human well-being, national security, transportation, and economic development. The United States and the other Arctic nations require strong, coordinated research efforts to understand and forecast changes in the Arctic.
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LOCAL INNOVATIONS MAKING INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES

by wade on March 1, 2013

C-CORE was the world’s first research and development organization to use altimeter data to detect icebergs. Virtual Marine Technology developed the first freefall lifeboat training facility, and the list goes on. Published in 13 international-circulation trade magazines, 33 articles highlighting ocean technology innovations in Newfoundland and Labrador, plus 11 blog entries, have made headlines around the world over the past three-and-a-half years, thanks to the City of St. John’s Ocean Technology Media Program (OTMP). Read more.