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A Green Maritime Future: It’s Time to Talk Thorium

Has the industry been blinkered in its search for alternative fuels capable of enabling a deep sea zero-emissions revolution? Is there a proven, ‘silver bullet solution’ waiting to be explored, right now? Robert McDonald, Principal Engineer, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), says it’s time to shine the spotlight on the unique potential of Thorium and Small Modular Reactors.

A Green Maritime Future: It’s Time to Talk Thorium

PONANT’s New Science-Focused Exploration Vessel Starts Collecting Arctic Ocean Data with FerryBox on Board

Sea water sensor and measuring system manufacturer -4H-JENA engineering’s FerryBox multi-parameter water measurement system is now being used to evaluate the role of global warming and glacial meltwater on the rising level of oxygen in the oceans aboard French designer of inspiring voyages aboard small exploration ships PONANT’s Le Commandant Charcot, the world’s only luxury icebreaker, a hybrid-electric vessel powered by liquified natural gas.

PONANT’s New Science-Focused Exploration Vessel Starts Collecting Arctic Ocean Data with FerryBox on Board

One Year at Sea: Advancing Ocean Data Collection in the Atlantic

Sustainable, effective long-term management of the Blue Economy requires regular and accurate measurements of essential ocean variables. The data required to enable this is scarce due to the collection barriers—the high cost and the logistical challenges of traditional methods such as research ships and buoys.

One Year at Sea: Advancing Ocean Data Collection in the Atlantic

WHOI Leads Multi-Ship Expedition to Study the Ocean Twilight Zone in the Northwest Atlantic

Scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), along with partners from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University of Rhode Island (URI), have embarked on an unprecedented four-ship expedition in the northwest Atlantic to study the Ocean Twilight Zone (OTZ)—a dark, remote, and under-explored layer of the ocean that exists 200 to 1000 meters (650-3,300 feet) below the surface.

WHOI Leads Multi-Ship Expedition to Study the Ocean Twilight Zone in the Northwest Atlantic

Glider Experts Share Knowledge to Improve Global Ocean Health Data

A brand new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the use of oxygen sensors in autonomous vehicles has been released, bringing together expert knowledge from across the glider community, to make valuable oxygen sensor data more accessible to scientists.

Glider Experts Share Knowledge to Improve Global Ocean Health Data
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