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January 2017 Issue

ANNUAL REVIEW
& FORECAST


COVER
Deployment of an AquaTROLL 600 Multiparameter Sonde on the coast of Gulfport, Mississippi, on August 20, 2016 for the MDEQ Oyster Restoration and Management Project. (Photo Credit: Ashley Steinbach/In-Situ and Malcolm Lynch/CC Lynch and Associates)

 


FEATURE ARTICLES


ACCELERATING OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY
Jose Zayas, Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy, and Jim Ahlgrimm, Acting Director, Water Power Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy

LEGENDARY SHIPWRECKS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND OCEANOGRAPHY
Warren Duffie Jr., Writer and Editor, U.S. Office of Naval Research

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHY STRENGTHENS COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN INFORMATION WARFARE
Brian Leshak, Corporate Communication Director, Office of the Oceanographer, U.S. Navy

COUNTERING THREATS WITH 21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGY
Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

RESILIENCE THROUGH RESEARCH: INNOVATIONS FOR TACKLING COASTAL RISK
Jane McKee Smith, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

ENHANCING ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION FOR OUR OCEANS AND OUR NATION
Manson K. Brown, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction, Deputy Administrator, NOAA

MAKING GOOD ON COMMITMENTS: AN INNOVATIVE OCEAN RESEARCH PORTFOLIO
Roxanne Nikolaus, Policy Advisor, and Richard W. Murray, Director, Division of Ocean Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation

COLLABORATIVE MONITORING OF US COASTAL WATER LEVELS
Suzette Kimball, Director, U.S. Geological Survey

CLOSING THE SALTWATER GAP
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Co-Chair, U.S. Senate Oceans Caucus

CONTINUING THE FIGHT FOR SMART OCEAN POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), Co-Chair, U.S. House Oceans Caucus, Member, U.S. House Appropriations Committee

ENSURING US LEADERSHIP IN THE ARCTIC
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), Chairman, U.S. House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

STRONG LEADERSHIP NEEDED TO NAVIGATE CHANGING SEAS AHEAD
Norm Mineta, Co-Chair, Joint Ocean Commission Initiative and Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Transportation, and Christine Todd Whitman, Co-Chair, Joint Ocean Commission Initiative and Former EPA Administrator, Governor of New Jersey

THE NEW CONGRESS MUST SUPPORT OUR NATIONAL OCEAN POLICY
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), Ranking Member, U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

A NEW ADMINISTRATION BRINGS HOPES OF BALANCED ENERGY POLICIES
Randall Luthi, President, National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)

WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE OCEAN
Jon White, President and CEO, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

PLAYING POLITICAL HARDBALL FOR OCEAN SCIENCE
David Wilmot, Ph.D., President and Founder, Ocean Champions

ENVIRONMENTAL, DIPLOMATIC CHALLENGES ABOUND IN RAPIDLY CHANGING ARCTIC CIRCLE
Brian La Shier, Policy Associate, Environmental and Energy Study Institute

TRANSFORMING THE US-CUBA FUTURE BY CONNECTING A SHARED OCEAN
Jean-Michel Cousteau, Founder and President, Ocean Futures Society and Trustee Emeritus, U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and Donald Baur, Trustee, U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

CHARTING THE COURSE FOR CLIMATE AND OCEAN RESEARCH
Nico Caltabiano, Deputy Executive Director, International CLIVAR Project Office

MUNITIONS IN THE SEA: TIME FOR GLOBAL ACTION
Sandro Carniel, CNR-ISMAR, Italy, Jacek Beldowski, IO-PAN, Poland, and Adam Cumming, University of Edinburgh, UK

THE US-CHINA ASW CALCULUS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA
Richard Tanter, Senior Research Associate, Nautilus Institute

FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE: LANDINGS IMPROVE; FARMED PRODUCTION DIPS; CONSUMPTION UP
Rick Martin, Publisher, Commercial Fisheries News and Fish Farming News

FIRING LINE REPORT
Aileen Torres-Bennett, Managing Editor, Sea Technology

WATER-BACKED WELDING PROCEDURE
Ken Whittaker (Whittaker Engineering) discusses in-situ repair work and how it prevents dry docking of vessels.

SAILBOAT NAVIGATION EVOLVES
Dr. Craig Summers (SailTimer Inc.) talks about the SailTimer mobile app for improving navigation.

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