Coastal Ocean Observation

Monitoring of coastal waters enhances our ability to operate efficiently, safely and in an environmentally responsible manner, and improves our ability to recognize and respond to a dynamic ocean environment. Necessity is the mother of invention; new and innovative technologies have provided an unprecedented opportunity to recognize and monitor the ocean’s critical signs and, as importantly, has provided a knowledge base to help us adapt to that changing ocean environment.

[Guest Editor Bill Carter]

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Call for Content

Would you like to share your research and experiences in this area with our readers? We are inviting the submission of technical papers, essays, and short articles for these issues. Contact for details.

Rev your motor: switching from internal combustion to electric power  – Summer 2018

Autonomous underwater vehicles – Fall 2018

Polar water operations: mitigating risk – Winter 2018

Tech-knowledge-y: addressing ocean challenges through innovative technology and traditional knowledge – Spring 2019

Tomorrow’s ocean explorers: learning for a marine career – Summer 2019

Sharing the oceans: marine life and anthropogenic sound – Fall 2019

Data tsunami: big data and the digital ocean – Winter 2019

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Parting Notes

Ocean Creatures of the North Atlantic by artist Fatima Hammond