Innovators: Ocean Observation & Science

New R&D Funding Supports Hiring Highly-qualified Personnel

by Admin on June 14, 2011

If your business is involved in research and development, you may want to consider hiring a recent doctoral (PhD) graduate to add highly-qualified personnel to your team.    Read more.


Underwater Glider Research and Development

by Admin on June 13, 2011

Dr. Ralf Bachmayer is the Canada Research Chair in Ocean Technology at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. In June 2010 he opened the Autonomous Ocean Systems Laboratory (AOSL) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, and is currently supervising five master’s degree students and three doctoral students from Canada, China, and Iran on various projects in Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering. Read more.

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Tec-knowledgy: Why Oceans Matter

by Admin on June 3, 2011

In the grand scheme of things the oceans, which account for 97% of the Earth’s water, play an essential role in sustaining life on the planet. An estimated 230,000 known species make their home in the sea, and, according to the Census of Marine Life, “for every marine species of all kinds known to science, Census scientists estimate that at least four have yet to be discovered.”  Read more.