Citations with the tag: OCEANOGRAPHIC research ships

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  • Subzero scientists will break their own ice.
    Dane, A.; Pope, G. // Popular Mechanics; Dec91, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p15 

    Gives details on the brand-new Nathaniel B. Palmer, an oceanographic icebreaking vessel. Built by North American Shipbuilding, the vessel will ferry researchers wherever they desire and park while they conduct their studies.

  • Oceanographic research vessels: Then, now, and in the future.
    Pittenger, Richard F.; Dinsmore, Robertson P. // Oceanus; Summer93, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p80 

    Discusses the developments in oceanographic vessels. Research vessels during World War II; Ocean-going vessels influenced by the focus on blue-water research in the 1960s; Coastal research vessels and the organization of coastal zone management in the 1970s; Oceanographic community's fleet...

  • Disestablished.
    Pittenger, Richard F.; Dinsmore, Robertson P. // Naval Aviation News; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p8 

    Presents news items on disestablished oceanographic research ships in the United States as of September 1994. VXN-8 World Travelers; HSL-34 Greencheckers; HSL-32 Invaders; HSL-74 Demon Elves; HC-16 Bullfrogs.

    Pittenger, Richard F.; Dinsmore, Robertson P. // Sea Power; Jan2015, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p51 

    The article lists the U.S. twenty-one civilian oceanographic research ships which are used as part of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) fleet along with their operators and homeports including Sikuliaq, Atlantis, and Roger Revelle.

    Pittenger, Richard F.; Dinsmore, Robertson P. // Sea Power; Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p129 

    Features several oceanographic research ships component of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System fleet in the U.S. Owners of the ships; Enumeration of the ships; Names of the ships.

    Pittenger, Richard F.; Dinsmore, Robertson P. // Sea Power; Jan2009, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p54 

    The article lists the civilian oceanographic research ships that are part of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System fleet which include the Kilo Moana ocean ship, the Seward Johnson intermediate ship, and the Urraca local near-shore ship.

  • Oceanographic Research Vessels.
    Pittenger, Richard F.; Dinsmore, Robertson P. // Sea Technology; 2012 Buyers Guide, p113 

    A directory is presented of U.S. and foreign oceanographic research vessels, including brief information on their equipment, missions, and availability.

  • 3,000 feet down.
    Allen, Jeremy // All Hands; Apr98, Issue 972, p26 

    Features the US Navy's smallest nuclear-powered submarine called the NR 1. Dimensions of the vehicle; Past deployment; Unique characteristics; Technological capabilities in ocean floor investigation.

    Allen, Jeremy // PM Network; Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p1 

    The article provides information on the underwater sea station SeaOrbiter, a pressurized workspace that allows divers to undertake daily missions and oceanographers to study the underwater world, with construction set to begin in September 2010.

    Dalgleish, Sharon // Hidden World; 2003, p26 

    Research ships make the exploration of some of the huge area of oceans possible. They often have a crew of about 20 to run the ship, and 30 scientists working in well-equipped laboratories. The scientists study the currents, structure of the ocean floor, the effects of burning fossil fuels, and...

  • 1997 worldwide survey of seismic vessels includes 32 companies and 151 vessels.
    DeLuca, Marshall // Offshore; Mar97, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p44 

    Presents a chart showing the results of a survey of seismic vessels worldwide in 1997. Includes the name of vessel; Year rigged or converted; Total length; Total beam; Streamer configuration; Average streamers length; Acquisition capability; Technical capability; Onboard processing; Onboard...

    DeLuca, Marshall // BioScience; Aug1964, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p61 

    A photograph of a new $1.2 million ship for biological oceanographic research, built by the Duke University, Durham, North Carolina is presented.

    Anderson, Guy // Professional Fisherman; Nov2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p32 

    Features Souther Survivor, an oceanographic research vessel designed by Burness Corlett. Construction material; Overall length; Beam; Draught; Speed; Main engine; Gear box; Fuel capacity.

  • Being There: The Case for the Oceanographic Submarine.
    Walsh, Don // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings; Dec2000, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p87 

    Discusses the evolution of oceanographic submarines. Development of the self-contained underwater breathing apparatus after World War 2; Manned submersible development in the 1960s; Introduction of remotely operated vehicles and operational autonomous untethered vehicles in the 1970s.

    Walsh, Don // Oceanus; Fall2012, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p53 

    The article reports that oceanographic research vessel operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will be named the R/V Neil Armstrong, after the name of the famous astronaut.

    Walsh, Don // Monkeyshines on America; Mar99 Oceans & Oceanography Issue, p10 

    Presents information on oceanography. Impact on oceanography by the voyage of the HMS Challenger led by scientist Wyville Tomson; Building of the Albatross ship for ocean research; Improvement of research vessels; Use of submarines such as Trieste; Use of equipment such as trawls, computers,...

  • Phytoplankton of the northern coastal and shelf waters of the Yucatan Peninsula, southeastern Gulf of Mexico, Mexico.
    Merino-Virgilio, Fany del Carmen; Okolodkov, Yuri B.; Aguilar-Trujillo, Ana C.; Herrera-Silveira, Jorge A. // CheckList; 2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p771 

    Based on long-term monitoring (2001-2012) and four oceanographic cruises (2010-2012) in the coastal and shelf waters of the Yucatan Peninsula, SE Gulf of Mexico, a list of 306 strictly phytoplanktonic and tychoplanktonic species from 131 genera is presented: centric diatoms (83 species), raphid...

  • SSV Corwith Cramer Returns for 'Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean'.
    Merino-Virgilio, Fany del Carmen; Okolodkov, Yuri B.; Aguilar-Trujillo, Ana C.; Herrera-Silveira, Jorge A. // Caribbean Compass; Dec2014, Issue 231, p7 

    The article focuses on the arrival of SSV Corwith Cramer, a sailing ship for oceanographic research operated by Sea Education Association (SEA) of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in Dominica and mentions the educational program entitled "Colonization to Conservation in the Caribbean."

  • FSO fast-track conversion assisted by evaluation, classification.
    Liu, S. Victor // Offshore; May99, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p68 

    Provides information on Ta'Kuntah, the first floating storage and offloading unit for Gulf of Mexico installation. Classification of Ta'Kuntah; Capabilities; Design evaluation.

  • New `Tradewind' blows added capability to marine seismic market.
    Schmidt, Victor // Offshore; May99, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p146 

    Presents information on Compangnie Generale de Geophysique's flagship, the CGG Alize, which is designed for three-dimensional seismic acquisition. Features of the ship's diverters and streamers; Power source of the ship; On board data processing capabilities.

  • Charting New Territory: Alaska's Seamounts.
    SENKOWSKY, SONYA // BioScience; Nov2002, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p968 

    Discusses the investigation of deep-ocean life by teams of explorers in Astoria, Oregon. Use of the Atlantis research vessel which is docked at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Characteristics of Alvin, a deep-diving submersible launch; Responsibilities of the researchers; Research of...

  • NOAA corps commander Roger L.Parsons takes over command of oceanographic research ship Ronald H...
    SENKOWSKY, SONYA // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Mar1999, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p490 

    Reports on the appointment of Roger L. Parsons as the commander of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration oceanographic research ship Ronald H. Brown. Job experiences of Parsons; Complement and crew of the research ship.

  • Navy Names New Ship for Oceanographer Mary Sears.
    SENKOWSKY, SONYA // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Feb2000, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p340 

    Reports that the United States Navy named its oceanographic survey vessel for Mary Sears, honoring one of thee country's pioneer in oceanography. Sears' contributions to the field of oceanography; Features and capabilities of the oceanographic vessel named after Sears.

  • Manned Submersible Technology To Manage and Understand the Sea.
    Kohen, William // Sea Technology; Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p29 

    The article focuses on the usefulness of manned submersible technology. It is considered that manned submersibles operate efficiently in shallow and deeper depths. The specific capabilities of manned underwater vehicles that make them useful are the immediate presence of a human in the loop,...

  • With a big splash, a new ship honors an Arctic explorer.
    Weintraub, Boris // National Geographic; Apr97, Vol. 191 Issue 4, Preceding p3 

    Shares news of the launch of the ship Henson, the United States Navy's newest oceanographic survey ship. The vessel as the fourth in a series of ships designed to gather data in both coastal and deep waters; Naming the ship after Matthew A. Henson, a pioneering black Arctic explorer;...

  • New Survey Vessel Discovery Starts Work for Fugro Survey.
    Weintraub, Boris // Sea Technology; Aug2007, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p61 

    The article announces that Fugro Discovery, the newly commissioned survey vessel of Fugro Survey Ltd., has begun its inaugural survey program. The vessel cruised for a variety of clients of acoustic and visual pipeline inspection work in the North Sea. Fugro Discovery features a dual Focus-2...

  • Private research ship makes waves.
    Witze, Alexandra // Nature; 3/28/2013, Vol. 495 Issue 7442, p420 

    The article focuses on the R/V Falkor ship, the 83-metre former fishery-protection vessel that was retrofitted by Schmidt Ocean Institute in Palo Alto, California, which brings a fresh direction for ocean study. It mentions Google Inc. board chair Eric Schmidt and her wife, Wendy Schmidt, as the...

  • New NOAA ship honors late Commerce secretary.
    Witze, Alexandra // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Mar1997, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p518 

    Focuses on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's research ship `Ronald H. Brown.' Capabilities of the vessel; Usefulness of the ship; Qualifications of officers manning the ship.

  • Charter ship highlights research squeeze.
    Clery, Daniel // New Scientist; 10/13/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1738, p22 

    Reports on the launching of the privately owned research ship Ocean Surveyors and how it highlights the financial condition of marine geologists in Great Britain. Swathe sonar equipment that may be too expensive for British marine geology researchers to use; Description of swathe sonar technology.

  • Calypso's Odyssey.
    Wills, Steven R. // Odyssey; Dec98, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p10 

    Reports on the role of the ship Calypso in Jacques-Yves Cousteau's exploration of the ocean. Original use of the ship as a minesweeper built to remove explosives from harbors during World War II; Acquisition of the ship in 1950; Use of the ship for 46 years for exploration; Sinking of the ship...

  • Nuevo patrullero chileno, "Comandante Tom", entregado.
    Vial, Daniel Prieto // Tecnologia Militar; 2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p54 

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  • From the Lower Depths.
    Vial, Daniel Prieto // Time; 4/21/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 16, p95 

    The article reports on the Danish underwater expedition aboard the Galathea, an oceanographic research ship. The expedition, headed by oceanographer Anton F. Bruun, explored the bottoms of the ocean, including the Philippine Trench off the east coast of Mindanao. According to the article, the...

  • A Parting Shot.
    Vial, Daniel Prieto // National Driller; May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p77 

    The article reports on the refurbishment of the scientific drilling ship Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling (JOIDES) Resolution in the U.S. The ship is used for carrying out scientific research on ocean drilling under the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). In...

  • Refitted drilling ship sets sail.
    Vial, Daniel Prieto // Nature; 2/5/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7230, p648 

    The article discusses the rebuilding and launching of the U.S. research vessel JOIDES Resolution from Singapore. The overhaul which took two years and cost about $130 million departed for Hawaii January 25, 2009. JOIDES is the only research vessel participating in the Ocean Drilling Program,...

  • Earthquake Zone Research.
    Vial, Daniel Prieto // National Driller; Aug2009, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p41 

    The article reports that deep sea drilling vessel Chikyu has again started its drilling operations in the off the coast of Japan under the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program. The first goal of the program was to make a borehole 1 mile below the seafloor. It included fitting of a riser pipe and a...

    Vial, Daniel Prieto // Naval Forces; Apr2002, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p122 

    Reports that Intermarine SpA has delivered hydro-oceanographic survey vessels to the Italian Navy. Number of orders; Names of the vessels; Capabilities of the ships.

  • Robotic submarines make waves in the oil and gas sector.
    Excell, Jon // Engineer (Online Edition); 4/15/2014, p7 

    The article reports on the role played by the changing demands of the offshore energy sector in driving the uptake of unmanned submarines. Topics discussed autonomous underwater vehicle, oceanographic research, and remotely tethered vehicles. Also mentioned are high-frequency sonar systems and...

  • Análisis de nutrientes en aguas estuáricas. Efecto de la salinidad.
    Arjonilla, M.; Blasco, J. // Ciencias Marinas; oct2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p389 

    The continous flow autoanalyzer is an instrument commonly used for nutrient analysis in coastal laboratories and oceanographic vessels. The determination of micronutrient concentrations (ammonium, nitrites, nitrates, silicates and phosphates) makes it necessary to evaluate precisely how...

  • ocean research.
    Arjonilla, M.; Blasco, J. // Sea Technology; Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p55 

    The article presents several studies about the ocean. Researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have expanded the Great Ocean Conveyor model for describing global ocean circulation. Nereus deepsea robotic vehicle aboard the research vessel Kilo Moana has successfully reached the...

  • Alvin Gets an Interior Re-design.
    Nevala, Amy E. // Oceanus; Dec2010, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p16 

    The article focuses on the effort to get an interior re-design of the deep-diving research vessel called Alvin. Engineers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) led by Patrick Hickley, Alvin operations manager, plans to start a multimillion-dollar overhaul to ultimately allow Alvin to stay...

  • Antarctic icebreaker buys time for research.
    Anderson, Ian; Peterson, Christian // New Scientist; 10/27/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1740, p25 

    Reports on the maiden voyage of the ice breaker, Aurora Australis, to Mawson in Antarctica as research vessel designed to afford researchers an extra month to conduct studies in the area. Description of the ship; Research possibilities.

  • Costs to keep ocean drilling ship in port.
    Jones, Nicola // Nature; 5/12/2011, Vol. 473 Issue 7346, p137 

    The article reports on the cost governing the launch of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program's (IODP) JOIDES Resolution, an ocean drilling ship in the U.S. It reveals that the battles over government spending have some in the drilling community concerned that the programme's cost will make it a...

  • RV Mt. Mitchell Advances Science Through Ocean Mapping.
    Gale, Megan // Sea Technology; Jun2010, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p31 

    The article describes how multibeam echosounders from Kongsberg Maritime AS have been used to map cable routes, create nautical charts and further Alaskan king crab habitat research. It highlights RV Mt. Mitchell, a hydrographic research vessel permanently equipped with the Kongberg Maritime AS...

  • Rethinking Research Ships.
    Loughnane, Dermot // Journal of Ocean Technology; Jun-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p108 

    The article emphasizes the need to reevaluate the way research ships are being owned and operated particularly in Canada. According to the author, a reevaluation is necessary as government funding for research declines and the costs for ships and operations increase. The author suggests aligning...

  • The New German Deep Sea Research Vessel Sonne.
    von Bröckel, Klaus // Journal of Ocean Technology; Jun-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p10 

    An essay is presented about the Research Vessel (RV) Sonne, which is being retrofitted for the Federal Republic of Germany as of 2013. The vessel was built as a fishing trawler in 1969. The RV Sonne will be developed as a multi-purpose working platform to operate in the Pacific and the Indian...

  • The Importance of RESEARCH VESSELS.
    Brown, Thomas J.; Fudge, Susan B.; Rose, George A. // Journal of Ocean Technology; Jun-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p28 

    The article discusses why research vessels are important. According to the authors, research vessels are important because they are being used in ocean research. The authors note that gaining knowledge about the state of the oceans is necessary to guide ocean policies and improve ocean...

  • Multidisciplinary Research Vessel Operations in the North Atlantic.
    Gillooly, Michael; Fitzgerald, Aodhán // Journal of Ocean Technology; Jun-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p48 

    The article focuses on the Research Vessel (RV) Celtic Explorer of the Marine Institute of Ireland. The vessel is said to be intended for multidisciplinary marine research operations in the North Atlantic. The RV Celtic Explorer's design as well as its equipment and other components are...

  • Adventures in Sea Keeping.
    Fleming, Tim // Journal of Ocean Technology; Jun-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p56 

    The article discusses a process for ship design requirements validation developed by the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). According to the author, the CCG clarifies the sea keeping requirements for vessel design under the process. The application of the process to two vessel projects, namely, the...

    Nieuwejaar, Per Wilhelm // Journal of Ocean Technology; Jun-Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, following p70 

    The article looks at the challenges surrounding the future development and utilization of research vessels worldwide. One significant challenge mentioned is the decline in funding for new vessels and equipment. The decision by the European Union (EU) to fund the EUROFLEETS projects is tackled....

  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Exploration of the Ocean Cavity Beneath an Antarctic Ice Shelf.

    The article discusses findings of autonomous underwater vehicle exploration of the ocean cavity beneath an Antarctic ice shelf focusing on the Pine Island Glacier (PIG) in Amundsen Sea, Antarctica. It relates the rise of the global mean sea level due to the mass loss from the Antarctic Ice...

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