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The Importance of FAIR Data in Earth Science

, and is exchangeable between departments or organizations to systematically increase its yield with each deployment.These boons of leveraging data as an enterprise asset are the foundation of GO FAIR’s Findable Accessible Interoperable Reusable (FAIR) principles profoundly impacting the data management rigors of geological science. Numerous organizations in this space have embraced these tenets to swiftly share information among a diversity of disciplines to safely guide the stewardship of the earth.According to Dr. Annie Burgess, Lab Director of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP),

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Bibby Taps Real-time Wave Data

to drive operational performance by working closer to their limits, while simultaneously securing the safety of the crew.The Miros WaveFinder delivers accurate, reliable, real-time wave data to all relevant stakeholders in an opertion. For Bibby Marine Services, WaveFinder feeds into BMO’s data management system, facilitating the monitoring of operational limits.WaveFinder not only supports operations in real time, but with detailed project reports delivered to the Cloud, stakeholders based onshore also gain full access to the relevant information.Bibby found the system easy to install and were

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The Importance of FAIR Data in Earth Science

, and is exchangeable between departments or organizations to systematically increase its yield with each deployment.These boons of leveraging data as an enterprise asset are the foundation of GO FAIR’s Findable Accessible Interoperable Reusable (FAIR) principles profoundly impacting the data management rigors of geological science. Numerous organizations in this space have embraced these tenets to swiftly share information among a diversity of disciplines to safely guide the stewardship of the earth.According to Dr. Annie Burgess, Lab Director of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP),

EvoLogics' Sonobot, an autonomous USV for bathymetric surveys. Photo: EvoLogics

MTR100: EvoLogics GmbH

acoustic devices and software tools that offer an open development and testing framework, providing endless opportunities for new implementations. S2C systems have been carefully designed for operations in harsh underwater environments and enhanced with special algorithms for signal processing and data management. The company’s extensive experience with sensor integration allows it to provide customers with turn-key solutions ranging from initial deployment up to recovering the equipment

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N-Sea Invests in Data Management

Survey and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) subsea solutions provider N-Sea announced an investment in its data management capabilities by acquiring a new storage system valued in excess of €1.8 million ($2 million).Based on the latest technology, the upgrade will allow for faster workflow and highly resilient security features, both critical for the processing, analysis and reporting of client survey data.The investment in N-Sea’s Data Center has resulted in one of the industry’s most effective, secure and future-proofed storage systems, as David Murray, N-Sea Data Center

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Bluefin-9 Simplifies Underwater Planning & Monitoring

package for underwater missions and is included with the purchase of a Bluefin-9 UUV. This Windows-based tool suite provides everything necessary to run and manage the system, including vehicle check-out and testing, mission planning, vehicle communications, mission monitoring and execution, data management, and post-mission analysis.Mission Planning & VerificationThe Bluefin Mission Planner graphical tool provides an intuitive interface to pre-plan your survey mission. Operators can specify safety settings, operational constraints, recovery points and return plans. The Mission Planner also

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Asian Ports to Use Handheld XRF Analyzer

sulphur test methods, giving you laboratory-quality testing results onboard.With the mobility to take the instrument anywhere, the X-MET8000 delivers a reliable result in less than 60-seconds to help you quickly make data-driven decisions The X-MET8000 also benefits from ExTOPE Connect, an advanced data management and storage service, that allows the storage of results safely, sharing of data instantly and access in real time from any computer.It also offers fleet management of several instruments under one account. The X-MET8000 uses the same technology found in our benchtop XRF instruments that are

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Ocean Infinity Names Paul Helmore as CCO

Helmore held senior positions in Data Consulting Services leading a consulting led organisation providing world class advice and support in complex oilfield related projects.He also managed global business in the Schlumberger Information Solutions group, providing world class software product, data management and consulting services to the Oil and Gas sector. Paul began his career in the Royal Navy, in which he served for eight years.  He is Harvard 2016 Alumni having studied Leadership and Behavioral Economics.Helmore will oversee all aspects of the group’s commercial activities, ensuring

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First 'DP Digital Survey' Completed

surveying of Dynamic Positioning systems on boardKongsberg, BV and Bourbon announced a first in the maritime industry: the successful testing of a new solution for DP (Dynamic Positioning) system performance and redundancy audits.The ‘DP Digital Survey’ application runs on an industrial data management system to help ensure data consistency for the verification of installed systems. It acquires information directly from the DP system and delivers it to auditors via a secure cloud infrastructure, allowing compulsory surveys to be conducted remotely.Kongsberg Maritime’s plans for the ongoing

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Drones for Coastal Enviro Management

of drones in coastal management.Workshop SummaryThe goals of the workshop were to summarize the state of technology in research- and monitoring-grade UAS, compile examples of current use in this area, understand the limitations and logistical challenges associated with UAS, develop operational and data management/analyses best practices, and describe future developments and applications for coastal ocean observing systems. A comprehensive workshop report is available from the ACT website (www.act-us.info).The workshop also sought to explore the challenges of truly quantitative multispectral and hyperspectral

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