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October 2018 Voices


Volume 61 • Number 8 10 A “National Hero”

Shanghai Ocean University’s

Professor Cui Weicheng is breaking new ground in the subsea sector, both in science and business.

By Kevin Hardy

Ocean Observation 22 Persistent Pro? ling

Two decades of moored ADCPs off southern Africa, as the Greater

Agulhas Current is suspected to in? uence the global climate system. 10

By Dr. Peter Spain

Instrumentation 30 Seismic From Below

The acquisition of seismic data using nodes placed on the sea ? oor, Ocean

Bottom Seismic (OBS) and its use in deep water with Ocean Bottom Nodes (OBN) have been growing rapidly.

By Claudio Paschoa

Energy 34 Hydrocarbon Hunt

Subsea gliders are taking to the oceans to hunt for an ever wider array of anthropomorphic and chemical signatures to an ever greater accuracy. 38

By Elaine Maslin

Credit: Blue Ocean Monitoring

Ocean Observation 42 Glider Path 42

SeaExplorer Underwater Glider:

A New Tool to Measure Water

Velocity; Glider-based ADCPs yielding promising results for measuring depth-resolved currents pro? les in open-waters.

By Orens Pasqueron de Fommervault,

Florent Besson & Philippe Lattes 4 Editor’s Note 6 Authors in this Edition 8 Trending 50 Arctic/Vessels 54 New Tech 58 People & Company News 63 Classi? ed 64 Advertisers Index

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