Sea Technology

FEB 2018

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Page 5 of 52 February 2018 | ST 5 7 Editorial 42 Ocean Research 9 Soundings 44 Marine Electronics 31 Ocean Business 46 Contracts/Meetings 33 International 47 People 36 Marine Resources 48 Professional Services Directory 38 Marine Renewables 49 Soapbox 40 Product Development 50 Advertiser Index February 2018, Volume 59, No. 2 CONTENTS FEATURES DEPARTMENTS ©Copyright 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 Measurement during a French North Pole expedition using a CTD probe from Sea & Sun Technology GmbH. NEXT MONTH Removal of rust staining caused by crevice corrosion … Analyzing changes in coastal areas using satellite data … New techniques in ship design and CFD … A docking station for underwater drones with port monitoring applications. 10 THE MARITIME WORLD ENTERS THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Rafael Ponce (Esri) calls for a revolution in the processing, analysis and use of data in today's new era. 15 OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL —Conference Preview 17 PROPER CALIBRATION OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT Todd Chaikin (NSCA Technologies, Tra-Cal Lab) and Darwin Phillips (Tra-Cal Lab) outline techniques for calibrating essential defense technology. 23 CANADIAN HYDROGRAPHIC AND NATIONAL SURVEYORS' CONFERENCE —Conference Preview 26 FLUOROMETERS: EXPERIENCES WITH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES Lawrence Younan (Turner Designs Inc.) explains how integrating fluorometers into AUVs enables extensive ocean studies. Let's cut the cable. Teledyne Benthos ATM-900 Series Acoustic Telemetry Modems are the culmination of over twenty years of experience in the design and manufacture of advanced acoustic communication technology, ensuring the success of your next mission. From shallow water to the depths of the ocean, Teledyne is there to deliver proven a-comms solutions. We bring advanced wireless communication capabilities to these platforms: Subsea Vehicles Divers Sensors Positioning Acoustic Releases Contact us today to learn how we can assist you! +1-508-563-1000 or

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