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Marine Technology Reporter • Volume 51 Number 4

SEAPerch 20 SEAPerch Rocks Virginia

George Mason University, Fairfax campus, was the venue for a successful SEAPerch event which showcased subsea innovations from high school students.

Operations 24 Low Visibility Meets High Tech

Visibility issues can hamper ROV efficiency. Read about the application of some new tools to keep operations humming in the most demanding environments. — By Jeffrey Z. Snyder, SeaVision & Matthew Cook, SeaView

Subsea Defense 36 Increased Vigilance Required

While time may heal all wounds, it has also served to lessen the vigilance paid to critical port security issues. — By Paul Singer, Securewest 40 Protecting the Tech that Protects Us

Companies operating in the subsea defense space must be cognizant of all regulations to comply with complex government regulations. — By Barbara D. Linney

Canada 45 PAL’s Eyes in the Sky

Provincial Aerospace Ltd. (PAL) has carved a unique niche in flying above the water to gather information on surface and subsea technologies. — By Greg Trauthwein

Pictured in the background is the final standings for the “innovative Design” award at the recent SEAPerch subsea robot competition, held April 26 in Virginia. Turn to page 12 for the full story. 2 MTR May 2008

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