The international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage. (BBC News - Science & Environment) More
Iceberg 'doodles' trace climate history
It contains mostly images produced from ship echosounders, which pulse the ocean bed and then build depth maps from the resulting return signal (the "false colours" will usual denote different depths). A first version of the book came out in 1997, but ...
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 6:43 am | Google News
Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Aims to Reveal the Deepest Secrets of the Sea
The $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition aims to bring down these costs and to encourage the development of new ways to explore and map the ocean floor. Teams from around the world are now competing for the $7 million prize, ...
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 11:25 am | Google News
URI Today (press release)
URI ocean engineering graduate is semifinalist in international contest for deep-water exploration
URI Today (press release)
Rhyner, 36, who graduated from URI in 2007 with a degree in ocean engineering, is one of 21 semifinalists for the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, an international contest featuring the latest technology in rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean ...
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 1:33 pm | Google News
Trent University grad Ryan Cant and his new Envirodrone company the only Canadian finalist for millions in research ...
Yet here they are, recently named one of 21 promising teams from around the world looking to win millions of dollars in prize money offered by the Shell Ocean Discovery XPrize competition. They are the only Canadian ... Two years ago he came back home ...
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 2:00 am | Google News
Ghanaian advances to semi-final of $7M Shell Ocean Discovery competition
A Ghanaian, Mark Amo-Boateng, has made it to the semi-finals of the $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a three-year global competition challenging teams to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and ...
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 2:30 pm | Google News
Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE: Semi-finalists set sail on a journey to illuminate the ocean
Registration closed at the end of September 2016 with 32 bold Teams stepping forward to take on the challenge of mapping and imaging our ocean as never before. Today, we announce the 21 semi-finalists Teams advancing in the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE.
Windsor tech firm in global hunt for multimillion-dollar research prize
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 10:30 am | Google News
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