Monday, August 21, 2017
 
Novel, Inexpensive Temperature Sensor Unlocks Coral Monitoring Challenge

Novel, Inexpensive Temperature Sensor Unlocks Coral Monitoring Challenge

Novel design and minimal cost propel interest in global deployment at reefs.

Warm ocean water can be a killer for coral reefs, and AOML recently developed a new inexpensive sensor to drastically improve our ability to measure and monitor changing temperatures on reefs at an unprecedented scale.  The low cost sea temperature sensor, known as InSituSea, costs roughly $10 in parts to produce while providing high accuracy (0.05-0.1 C) in measurement. With a production cost that is 10% of an off-the-shelf temperature sensor, colleagues have expressed strong interest in deploying the InSituSea sea temperature sensor at coral reefs around the world.  
Thursday, March 23, 2017/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Robot Sailboats Scour the Oceans for Data

Robot Sailboats Scour the Oceans for Data

Last summer, working with scientists and engineers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the boats skimmed along the edge of the retreating Arctic ice cap, giving scientists a detailed account of temperature, salinity and ecosystem information that would have been difficult and expensive to obtain in person.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NOAA Weather App Goes Global - Submit Your Own Weather Reports Using mPING!

NOAA Weather App Goes Global - Submit Your Own Weather Reports Using mPING!

Citizen scientists around the world, not just those in the United States, can now submit weather observations and view reports on the go using the newly upgraded mPING smart phone application.
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Arctic Shield 2015:  Autonomous and Piloted Aircraft Fly Search and Rescue Exercise

Arctic Shield 2015: Autonomous and Piloted Aircraft Fly Search and Rescue Exercise

On July 14, 2015, NOAA conducted a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) north of Alaska on board the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy  This effort successfully integrated an Unmanned Aircraft Systemor UAS into a simulated response incident.  This exercise is one of many NOAA's UAS Program is conducting under Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) with US industry. 

Monday, August 3, 2015/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (3163)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Hollings Lab and Algaeventure Systems:  Looking for Benefits in Harmful Algal Blooms

Hollings Lab and Algaeventure Systems: Looking for Benefits in Harmful Algal Blooms

The NOAA Ocean Service Hollings Laboratory Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), with Algaeventure Systems (dba Biosortia Pharmaceuticals), which was originally signed in 2012 and recently amended in 2014, has resulted in a wide array of successful outcomes for NOAA, and for its CRADA partners.  
Wednesday, July 29, 2015/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (3640)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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NOAA and Envera LLC: Exploring Probiotics for Shellfish Aquaculture

NOAA and Envera LLC: Exploring Probiotics for Shellfish Aquaculture

The Milford laboratory seeks to transfer new knowledge and technology directly to the U.S. aquaculture industry through key partnerships and collaborations.  Most recently, the lab has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Envera LLC of West Chester, PA, to evaluate a newly isolated probiotic strain for possible commercial use in oyster hatcheries.
Monday, July 27, 2015/Author: Derek Parks/Number of views (2959)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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