Global Oceans and Fugro to Facilitate Modular Seafloor Drills for Scientific Coring

April 1, 2016 – Global Oceans (New York, USA) and Fugro (The Netherlands), have formed a strategic alliance to develop and deploy a long-term program for utilization of Fugro’s innovative modular seafloor drilling systems known as SFDs for scientific seafloor coring. This strategy aligns with Global Oceans’ objective of enabling utilization of commercial sector resources for scientific research, especially where they are facilitated by deployment from science-adapted chartered offshore service vessels, called MARVs – an adaptive research vessel model…

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Global Oceans and JCOMMOPS Form Strategic Agreement to Coordinate IIOE-2 Expedition

  May 15, 2015 – Global Oceans and the JCOMM in-situ Observations Programme Support Centre (JCOMMOPS) in Brest, France, have established a collaborative agreement to jointly support the operational coordination of research and observation activities planned for the 2nd International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2), to be launched from 2015 to 2020. JCOMMOPS is the JCOMM in-situ Observations Programme Support Centre, established by the Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) in 2001. JCOMMOPS manages observational and technology requirements, operational status,…

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Global Oceans Presents at IOGOOS/SIBER Meetings in Phuket, Thailand

January 1, 2015 – Global Oceans recently participated in the October 2014 meeting of the Global Ocean Observing System in the Indian Ocean (IOGOOS) held in Phuket, Thailand in conjunction with the meetings of the Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research Program (SIBER) and the Indian Ocean Resources Forum (IRF). Planning for the 2nd International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) initiative was a primary focus of the meetings, and in that context Jim Costopulos, CEO of Global Oceans delivered…

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