Sea Technology

JAN 2018

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Page 5 of 52 January 2018 | ST 5 7 Editorial 47 Product Development 8 Soundings 48 Professional Services Directory 45 Ocean Business 49 Soapbox 46 International 50 Advertiser Index 37 OCEAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY = SECURITY FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW By Jon White, President and CEO, The Consortium for Ocean Leadership 38 THE OFFSHORE ENERGY INDUSTRY MAY HAVE FOUND ITS TRUMP CARD By Randall Luthi, President, The National Ocean Industries Association 40 SAFEGUARDING OUR NATIONAL ECONOMIC SECURITY: INVESTING IN THE INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIRED FOR A THRIVING MARINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM By Lillian Borrone, Former Chair, Eno Center of Transportation, Member, Joint Ocean Commission Initiative Leadership, Council 41 OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, WARMING WATERS ENDANGER GLOBAL FISHERIES By Brian La Shier, Policy Associate, Environmental and Energy Study Institute 42 FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE: LANDINGS SLIP WHILE FARMED PRODUCTION SHOWS MODEST INCREASE By Rick Martin, Publisher, Commercial Fisheries News and Fish Farming News 43 FIRING LINE REPORT By Aileen Torres-Bennett, Managing Editor, Sea Technology magazine DEPARTMENTS ┬ęCopyright 2018 by Compass Publications, Inc. Sea Technology (ISSN 0093-3651) is published monthly by Compass Publications, Inc., Suite 1010, 1600 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 524-3136; FAX (703) 841-0852. All rights reserved. Neither this publication nor any part of it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of Compass Publications Inc. Periodicals postage paid at Arlington, Virginia, and additional mailing offices. Subscriptions may be purchased at the following rates: domestic, $60 one year; $80 two years; foreign air mail, $144. Single copies $4.50 plus shipping and handling (current issue only). POSTMASTER: send address changes to Compass Publications, Inc., P.O. Box 600, Deer Isle, ME 04627-0600. CUSTOMER SERVICE, Tel. 1-800-989-5253 or 1-207-348-1057. COVER IMAGE Greg Murphy is the executive director of The Maritime Alliance (TMA), the nonprofit industry association and organizer of the largest BlueTech Cluster in the United States, with more than 85 member organizations. Based in San Diego, California, it helped launch the global BlueTech Cluster Alliance with nine clusters from seven countries, and it actively promotes BlueTech and Blue Jobs regionally and internationally. See editorial on p. 7. (Cover photo by Ron Estevez, courtesy of The Maritime Alliance) 25 rue Michel Marion 56850 Caudan - France +33 (0)297 898 580 - UNDERWATER LISTENING SYSTEMS New Noise Processing Features Versatile Acoustic Recorders Real-Time Listening Remote Buoys International Standard and Guideline Compliant (ANSI, MSFD...) NEXT MONTH The Maritime world in the cyber-physical revolution ... Techniques to calibrate essential defense technology ... Unmanned vehicles for remote data collection, sensing and sampling at the North Pole ... Integrating fluorometers with autonomous vehicles for ocean studies ... WWII chemical munitions threats in the Baltic Sea ... Conference previews: Oceanology International, Canadian Hydrographic and National Surveyors' Conference.

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