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Blue Economy and the Global Agenda

June 10, 2018

Forum for Operational Oceanography News Blue Economy on the Global Agenda April 2017 The blue economy has been a headline issue at two recent international ocean science and technology conferences, clearly demonstrating that it is a global agenda. The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting was held in New Orleans during February, with over 4,000 ocean scientists…

Experimental drifting wave buoy observations of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie

April 10, 2017

Forum for Operational Oceanography News Experimental drifting wave buoy observations of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie April 2017 A tropical low developed in the Coral Sea that formed into a low level Category 1 Tropical Cyclone Debbie on the morning of March 25, 2017. Two days earlier the predicted track was to move across the coast…

Latest figures out on Australia’s growing blue economy

March 10, 2017

Forum for Operational Oceanography News Latest figures out on Australia’s growing blue economy March 2017 This month the Australian Institute of Marine Science’s latest ‘AIMS Index of Marine Industry’ was released. The 2016 report says Australia’s marine industries now contribute more than $74 billion directly and indirectly to the annual national gross domestic product. The…

The R&D Tax Incentive: helping businesses innovate in marine industries

June 10, 2016

Forum for Operational Oceanography News The R&D Tax Incentive: helping businesses innovate in marine industries March 2015 The Australian Government’s support of the inaugural Australian Forum for Operational Oceanography recognised the value of enabling greater research/industry collaboration. Marine industries and the marine and climate science community working more closely together can improve national wellbeing and…

Can FOO be part of the ‘ideas boom’?

March 10, 2016

Forum for Operational Oceanography News Can FOO be part of the ‘ideas boom’? March 2016 The Australian Government has just released its National Innovation and Science Agenda with the tag line of ‘welcome to the ideas boom’.  Full details can be found at http://www.innovation.gov.au/. The Innovation Agenda is a call to action.  It says that…

Marine Virtual Laboratory – FOO and the new Shelf Seas Atlas for Australia

December 10, 2015

Forum for Operational Oceanography News Marine Virtual Laboratory – FOO and the new Shelf Seas Atlas for Australia December 2015 The Marine Virtual Laboratory (MARVL) project http://www.marvl.org.au/ has developed a new Shelf Seas Atlas for Australia. The MARVL3 Data Atlas comprises a collated database of in-situ observations from coastal and shelf waters around Australia collected…

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