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NOAA’s Cloud and Data Strategies to Unleash Emerging Science and Technologies

to improve the management and overall value of NOAA’s data at a time when emerging science and technology have dramatically expanded the agency’s data collection for the greater benefit to the agency, its partners and the nation. This strategy codifies a number of existing environmental data management directives across the agency, and ensures that NOAA is aligned with the Federal Data Strategy. NOAA’s strategies for Unmanned Systems, Artificial Intelligence and ‘Omics will seek to improve the coordination and use of emerging science and technology across the agency. The NOAA Cloud

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A New Role for Service Providers Amidst Energy Upheaval

projects, the knowledge needed to manage the transition will have to come from somewhere. More than ever, operators will be looking externally for these answers.Finding the Right ApproachThe energy sector is facing some vast challenges. As it works to juggle ongoing issues such as project and data management, along with the wild card of COVID-19 and its economic impact, the market must not become blinkered in its response.The right blend of human capital and data insights will take on new prominence. While every operator and service provider wishes they have a crystal ball to foresee the future

Forum Energy Technologies’ remotely operated vehicle (ROV), the Perry XLX-C, has reportedly completed harbor trials for the Vietnam Navy. Photo: Forum

Forum ROV Completes Trials for Vietnam Navy

the Vietnam Navy with a VisualSoft, four Channel VisualDVR, system. This is a multichannel digital video recorder with dynamic overlay and was supplied by Forum’s VisualSoft team in Aberdeen, UK. The VisualSoft product line has been synonymous with underwater digital video recording and data management since the company pioneered the use of the technology 20 years ago.  

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New Depth Data Management System for Danish Hydrographic Office

The Danish Geodata Agency (DGA) has completed a project to implement a new depth data management system, including the CARIS Bathy DataBASE, migration tools, system configuration and implementation. The project also delivered a range of training and consultancy.The depth data management system from Teledyne CARIS, a Teledyne Technologies, provides the Danish Hydrographic Office efficient storage and management of depth data while supporting the current and future requirements, both internally and externally."DGA is a dynamic, data-centered, industry-leading agency that provides high resolution

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ROVOP Launches In-house Inspection Service

underwater vehicles (ROV) including work class, light work class and observation class, ROVOP now has the ability to provide its clients with a complete inspection service, covering the preparation of inspection procedures, project execution offshore, reporting and inspection and asset integrity data management, the company said.Working closely with its survey and non-destructive testing (NDT) partners, ROVOP’s capabilities include a full suite of inspection and survey services globally, which includes pre-lay surveys, as-built surveys, metrology, decommissioning, pipeline/structural inspections

About the Author: Jans Aasman is a Ph.D. psychologist, expert in Cognitive Science and CEO of Franz Inc., an early innovator in Artificial Intelligence and provider of AllegroGraph, the leading Semantic Graph Database.

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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