MARAD Designates 27 Centers of Excellence

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE). The CoE designation recognizes community colleges and training institutions that prepare students for careers in the U.S. maritime industry. These academic institutions are located in 16 states and one U.S. territory. Continue reading “MARAD Designates 27 Centers of Excellence”

Symposium June 7-9: Carbon Reduction Efforts by Academia

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic and the most recent governmental and industry targets made around the world to curb greenhouse gas emissions and phase out fossil fuels, universities and research institutes have been steadily leading by example to advance a strong environmental future.  The Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France inContinue reading “Symposium June 7-9: Carbon Reduction Efforts by Academia”

Linda Fagan Nominated Vice Commandant of US Coast Guard

Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan has been nominated by the White House to be the next vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. She currently serves as the commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area, overseeing all Coast Guard missions from the Rocky Mountains to the waters off the East Coast of Africa. Fagan concurrentlyContinue reading “Linda Fagan Nominated Vice Commandant of US Coast Guard”

Webinar Apr. 14: Ocean Enegry Outlook in US, Canada, Mexico

IEA-OES will hold the “Ocean Energy Outlook in U.S.A, Canada and Mexico” webinar on Apr. 14. This is the first of a webinar series focused on ocean energy projects and key policies for IEA-OES member countries. This webinar will provide an outlook on the latest initiatives and projects in the ocean energy sector in the threeContinue reading “Webinar Apr. 14: Ocean Enegry Outlook in US, Canada, Mexico”

Lidar Research to Improve US Navy Oceanographic Models

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) researchers from the Ocean and Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate and the Scientific Development Squadron (VXS) 1’s UV-18 Twin Otter conducted airborne research last month in Homer, Alaska. NRL’s lidar system consists of a self-contained unit installed in a weatherproof enclosure, designed to be mounted on the Twin Otter’s researchContinue reading “Lidar Research to Improve US Navy Oceanographic Models”