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Archive: Science Update: The Technologies of Ocean Exploration - Today and Into the Future, July 16, 2020

NOAA technologyLearn about some of the amazing tools that are helping us to map, identify, characterize, and manage ocean resources now and for future generations.

The cutting-edge technologies of today and those that are newly emerging for tomorrow are allowing us to explore the ocean in increasingly more effective, scientific, and noninvasive ways. The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) promotes the innovative use of existing technologies while investigating new technologies, platforms, and vehicles. 

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "As a former marine geologist that went on oceanic campaigns, I am very glad that you offered this seminar. I think continuing education webinars like this one are necessary to give more resources to teachers so they can pass this knowledge on to their students."
  • "Great job. I taught oceanography for first time last year and I used some of their resources. Happy to learn about the latest tech."
  • "I enjoyed the most when they presented how they collect the data from the ocean and share the information to the world. I think that’s pretty cool. I love how Susan and Mike answer the questions that related to education."
  • "I think pausing for questions halfway through was very beneficial! I also really enjoyed learning about current and new technologies being researched and utilized."

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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