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GEOMAR Director Professor Katja Matthes and H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco at the christening of the AUV Albert I de Monaco. Photo: Thomas Eisenkrätzer (via GEOMAR)

Prince Albert II of Monaco Christens Geomar's New AUV

Prince Albert II of Monaco on Thursday today christened the new autonomous underwater vehicle "Albert I. de Monaco" at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel.The AUV “Albert I de Monaco” was built by IQUA Robotics in Spain. It is about 1.5 meters long and can dive up to 200 meters deep. Being equipped with various sensors, including a side-scan sonar and an oxygen sensor, the device can be used both for measurements in the open water and for seafloor mapping. "With the new vehicle, we want to support research projects near the coast in particular, but also

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When It Comes to Inspiring Innovation, 'X' Marks the Spot

pH sensors. Within 22 months of launch, deep-sea tests to depths of 3,000m were successfully conducted on the 5 final sensors (until then, most pH sensors operated at a maximum of 2,000m depth).    Prizes are being offered by others too. The World Climate Research Programme and Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation announced the Polar Challenge to incentivize autonomous underwater sensing capabilities under ice. On the 300-year anniversary of the original Longitude Prize, the New Longitude Prize was launched to address the issue of antibiotic resistant drugs.    XPrize is

Oceans Can’t Take Any more: Researchers Fear Fundamental Change

marine life forms can successfully adapt to these rapid changes. The Ocean 2015 initiative was launched to provide extensive information on the future of the oceans as a resource for decision-makers participating in the COP21 conference. The international research team is supported by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Center of the International Atomic Energy Agency; the BNP Paribas Foundation and the Monégasque Association for Ocean Acidification. Over the past several years, publications by researchers from the Alfred Wegener

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BLUE: Ocean Film and Entertainment

which life on Earth is dependent. Mini-BLUE in Monaco A one-day version of its larger week long BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit, a mini-BLUE was held at the world-renowned Oceanographic Museum of Monaco last week, where BLUE’s new partnership with the Museum and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation was launched. Long standing defender of protective ocean policy, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco endorsed BLUE’s mission to use the power of film, photography, entertainment and science to educate, empower and inspire ocean stewardship across the globe. “This is

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