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Oceanographic Instrumentation: Measurement, Process & Analysis
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John C. O’Malley pressed to ? nd anyone who truly enjoys this cyclical ‘shaking of the trees,’ there could be firstname.lastname@example.org a long-term silver lining for the subsea sector, particularly for companies and technologies moving forward faster on autonomy, as it is times like these that tend to produce some of
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To that end, our “View from the Top” interview is with Dan Hook, managing director of ASV. ASV is a company that has grown steadily and strong from a two-person start-up
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Contributing Editors starting on page 46 contends that the age of unmanned surface vessels has evolved ‘from
Capt. Edward Lundquist, USN (Ret.) concept to service.’
Claudio Paschoa, Brazil
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For those visiting Oceanology International 2016 in London and in need of a ? nal ‘tech
Production Manager ? x,’ we offer our preview starting on page 70 of new technology scheduled for unveiling
Irina Vasilets and display March 15-17 at the Excel in London.
Switching from technology to markets, the centerpiece of this edition is our conversa-
Production & Graphic Design tion with Zdenka Willis, Director, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). In
Nicole Ventimiglia firstname.lastname@example.org mid-February 2016 NOAA of? cially released its report which aims to give shape and size to the U.S. Ocean Enterprise, a collective entity estimated to be in excess of $7 billion
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