Technology

These posts cover all the gear and gadgets of marine science, from the biggest research vessel to the latest marine science app.

Thermoacoustics: Increasing Fuel Efficiency and Reducing CO2 Emissions

Written by on July 24, 2015 in Technology
Thermoacoustics: Increasing Fuel Efficiency and Reducing CO2 Emissions

The following article is a spotlight on thermoacoustics written by European Thermodynamics, a leading thermal management company in the UK.

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Using Sound to Track Blue and Fin Whales in CA

Written by on July 1, 2015 in Marine Life, Technology, Whales & Dolphins
Using Sound to Track Blue and Fin Whales in CA

“It seems that for fin whales, things are probably improving. For blue whales, it’s a little bit harder to tell.”

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A Dozen Must-Have Apps for Seafarers

Written by on May 22, 2015 in Technology
A Dozen Must-Have Apps for Seafarers

This infographic from Boat Ed gives you all the information you need on the must have apps for seafarers available to download today.

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3D Activity Tracking Enhances Conservation of Caribbean Fish

Written by on April 14, 2015 in Fish, Technology
3D Activity Tracking Enhances Conservation of Caribbean Fish

To enhance conservation efforts of Nassau Grouper, researchers are studying their movements to learn more about fish activity before, during and after spawning events.

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How Does Oil Move From Deep Water to the Beach? (Video)

Written by on April 8, 2015 in Technology
How Does Oil Move From Deep Water to the Beach? (Video)

Using two drones and brightly colored dye, researchers studied how toxins move from deep water to the beach.

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Handheld Sensor Identifies Seafood Fraud

Written by on February 20, 2015 in Fish, Technology
Handheld Sensor Identifies Seafood Fraud

University of South Florida (USF) scientists have developed a handheld sensor that can detect seafood fraud.

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Taking a Bite Out of Shark Mortality Rates

Written by on January 2, 2015 in Marine Life, Sharks, Technology
Taking a Bite Out of Shark Mortality Rates

Two recent articles propose shark management solutions to aid in reducing the alarming number of sharks killed every year by humans.

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Improving the Underwater Cables That Connect Our Planet

Written by on November 3, 2014 in Technology
Improving the Underwater Cables That Connect Our Planet

According to a UN task force, the global system of submarine telecommunication cables that we rely on is “deaf, dumb, and blind to the external ocean environment.”

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iDive: Transforming Our Relationship With the Ocean

Written by on October 24, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Technology
iDive: Transforming Our Relationship With the Ocean

Last week, MST was in the Exumas and it was spectacular .We had the opportunity to test out a very cool new piece of technology: iDive Housing.

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Inventions That Will Save Marine Life: QR Codes on Seafood

Written by on October 17, 2014 in Other News, Technology
Inventions That Will Save Marine Life: QR Codes on Seafood

QR codes are being used with some seafood to let the buyers know exactly who caught their fish and where it came from.

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