Guest Editor Yanwu Zhang kicks off our third quarter theme with a sneak peek at what lies ahead in future autonomous underwater vehicle designs.
An emerging blue economy supported by sustained and robust ocean observations may offer new opportunities and help answer questions about a changing environment. Dr. Richard Spinrad is a busy fellow. As the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) first chief scientist in 18 years, he’s a man on a mission. Spinrad attends conferences, goes to meetings on Capitol Hill, speaks … Read More
A new effort is getting underway to monitor and understand one of the least explored regions on Earth: the Atlantic Ocean, from pole-to-pole and from the surface waters to the bottom of the deepest trenches. Ocean researchers have learned much since the American biologist Rachel Carson observed in 1937: “Who has known the ocean? Neither you nor I.” But, says … Read More
This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Virginia Water Resources II Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office ÛÒ Wise County, Virginia and NASA Langley Research Center ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Arika Egan Zachary Tate Jakub Blach Jessica Jozwik Tyler Rhodes Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross … Read More