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Oceanology International 2012 Call for Papers Open Until Sept. 30, 2011

by wade on August 10, 2011

Daniel Tibbetts, Trade Commissioner for the Canadian High Commission in London, England, wishes it to be known that the call for papers for Oceanology International 2012 is open until 30 September 2011.  The broad areas of interest are:
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Student-Built “Sailbot” Competes in Maryland

by wade on August 10, 2011

By Andrew Safer: A team of seven Memorial University engineering students entered The Missus, a 2-meter autonomous sailboat, in a robotic sailing competition that was held in Annapolis Maryland in mid-June. It was a first for Memorial. Project manager Nathan Smith, 26, and his colleagues had the time of their lives showcasing the “sailbot.” It was designed and built over two years by 25 students of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Memorial and of Naval Architecture from the Marine Institute. Ages in the all-male team ranged from 18 to 28. Read more.

Making NL More Productive: Harris Centre Seeks Your Advice

by wade on August 2, 2011

Is Atlantic Canada a productivity back-water? Are Atlantic Canadian businesses less productive than their Canadian cousins? What makes a company productive, anyway? And how can we make Atlantic Canadian businesses even more productive than they already are?
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First Meeting of Ocean Industries at National Business Forum on Marine Spatial Planning

by wade on August 2, 2011

29 July 2011--The World Ocean Council (WOC) convened the first-ever meeting of ocean industries at the National Business Forum on Marine Spatial Planning (MSP), Washington D.C., 13-14 July 2011, to foster, facilitate and plan for cross sector business involvement in the U.S. MSP process. Read more.

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Spotlight on Underwater Vehicles

by wade on July 26, 2011

by Andrew Safer republished from the Marine Technology Reporter, New York, November/December 2010: Oceans Week in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador focused a spotlight on underwater vehicles at both the Ocean Innovation conference and the 6th Biannual National Research Council-Institute for Ocean Technology (NRC-IOT) Workshop on Underwater Vehicle Technology between October 17 – 23, 2010.  Now in its eighth year, Ocean Innovation was the brainchild of Randy Gillespie, Director of Applied Research at the Marine Institute’s School of Ocean Technology. Asked why St. Read more.