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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 
NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Liquid Robotics Collaborate to Protect Vulnerable Marine Sanctuaries and Ecosystems

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Liquid Robotics Collaborate to Protect Vulnerable Marine Sanctuaries and Ecosystems

Liquid Robotics and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) Pacific Islands Region (PIR) announced a multi-year agreement to develop solutions to help protect and preserve the Hawaiian and American Samoa marine sanctuaries and monuments.
Science meets commerce: Aerial data collection helped this small business soar

Friday, May 12, 2017

Science meets commerce: Aerial data collection helped this small business soar

A small business that teamed up with NOAA to design a new tool that NOAA is using to improve the nation’s elevation measurements is now taking flight in the commercial market.
NOAA Big Data Project at Work

Friday, April 21, 2017

NOAA Big Data Project at Work

 

Man Overboard Rescue Device Developed by NOAA

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Man Overboard Rescue Device Developed by NOAA

Recovering an unresponsive person in the water and bringing them aboard a vessel has been a longstanding problem in marine safety and training. Until now. A new invention from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Milford Laboratory looks like a practical and effective tool for saving lives at sea.
Novel, Inexpensive Temperature Sensor Unlocks Coral Monitoring Challenge

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Novel, Inexpensive Temperature Sensor Unlocks Coral Monitoring Challenge

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.  
Deepwater Lionfish Trap (U.S. Patent Pending)

Monday, March 6, 2017

Deepwater Lionfish Trap (U.S. Patent Pending)

NOAA scientists have developed two new trap designs that can target invasive lionfish in deep water and reduce negative effects on native species that are ecologically, recreationally, or commercially important. 
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