Navigation Links
Speed installation of system to monitor vital signs of global ocean, scientists urge

e intensity and location of severe weather events;

  • Early identification of pollution-induced eutrophication that spawns algal blooms responsible for health problems in humans and marine species, and harm to aquaculture operations;

  • Timely alerts of changes in distributions of marine life that would allow identification of areas needing protective commercial re-zoning, and of immigration by invasive species;

  • Minimized biodiversity loss on coral reefs, the importance of which, for species diversity, is comparable to that of the planet's rainforests.

    Says Dr. Suyehiro: "What happens in the world's oceans profoundly affects the success of life throughout the Earth. We now have remarkable and proven ground-based, ocean-drifting, air-borne and space-based technologies to measure and report changing ocean conditions quickly, often in real-time. The right kind of data streams from the ocean will help us forecast regime shifts in weather patterns over continents and their consequences for agriculture, fisheries, tourism and other sectors. The value of the knowledge within our reach - to human health, security and commerce - is overwhelmingly large relative to its cost."

    "The situation of scientists today is akin to that of a doctor schooled in the range of technologies that could record a patient's vital signs, sound an alarm when required, and suggest remedial options - if only we would make the investment."

    Says Tony Knap, Director of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences and a leader of POGO: "The top three meters of the oceans hold as much heat as Earth's atmosphere and changes in marine conditions are felt on land in profound ways. To obtain clear warning of weather-related disasters, we need to monitor oceans in an integrated, continuous and systematic manner. It will not be cheap, but it has to be done."

    Elements of the ocean monitoring system in place today include:


  • Contact: Terry Collins
    Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

    Related biology news :

    1. Galloping and breathing at high speed
    2. Bee swarms follow high-speed streaker bees to find a new nest
    3. Nanoscopic screening process to speed drug discovery
    4. Landmark study unlocks stem cell, DNA secrets to speed therapies
    5. Weather woes emphasize need for SSPEED
    6. New $11 million center to speed production of new compounds for drug discovery
    7. Streamlining brain signals for speed and efficacy
    8. Friend or foe? How the bodys clot-busting system speeds up atherosclerosis
    9. Systems biology brings hope of speeding up drug development
    10. Grays Paradox solved: Researchers discover secret of speedy dolphins
    11. Common food additive found to increase risk and speed spread of lung cancer
    Post Your Comments:
    Related Image:
    Speed installation of system to monitor vital signs of global ocean, scientists urge
    (Date:1/22/2015)... S.A. ("Company") (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON), is pleased to inform its ... of Washington,s Department of Licensing, in the United ... system for driver,s licenses and identification cards to its subsidiary, ... will start in January 2015, with enrollment and card production ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... Technology Showcase, Hall E -   EyeLock Inc. , a ... will showcase its EyeLock ID technology integrated in a 3D ... Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) at the 2015 ... authentication technology is being used to validate the driver and ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) a biometric authentication company ... of the Wocket™ smart wallet at CES 2015 in Las ... one of the "11 Hot Products at CES" in a review published ... Far" by and "The top 10 gadgets from CES 2015" by ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valid USA Signs Contract For Washington Driver's License Issuance 2EyeLock Debuts First Iris Authentication Technology Embedded in 3D Printed Automobile 2EyeLock Debuts First Iris Authentication Technology Embedded in 3D Printed Automobile 3CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 3
    ... BAHAMAS (September 29, 2009)It is well known that people from ... the pristine waters, spectacular coral reefs and great fishing. Tourism ... employs up to 60% of the total workforce in the ... possible for visitors to come and enjoy the natural beauty ...
    ... new study of microscopic marine microbes, called phytoplankton, by ... University of South Carolina has solved a ten-year-old mystery ... ocean. Roughly a decade ago scientists discovered ... matter. Not only were the researchers surprised to find ...
    ... ARBOR, Mich.---Brain implants that can more clearly record signals ... the University of Michigan. The findings could eventually lead ... Parkinson,s disease and paralysis. Neural electrodes must work ... the electrodes are implanted, the brain first reacts to ...
    Cached Biology News:Combining sun, sand and science in the Bahamas 2Combining sun, sand and science in the Bahamas 3Mystery solved: Marine microbe is source of rare nutrient 2Mystery solved: Marine microbe is source of rare nutrient 3A step toward better brain implants using conducting polymer nanotubes 2A step toward better brain implants using conducting polymer nanotubes 3
    (Date:1/22/2015)... 2015  Transwestern | RBJ today announces the firm brokered a ... Shire a leading biopharmaceutical company, at Two Ledgemont Center in ... Robert Richards , president, and Brian Cohen , senior ... five-floor building at 95 Hayden Ave. Photo - ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Protocol Networks brings independent technology ... of brand-neutral, independent consultants, Protocol Networks has recently announced ... over the years, his company has attracted several clients ... Plainfield, as well as others. With the success of ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 zFlo Motion ... pleased to announce an exciting product from a new partner. ... analysis solutions over the past 15 years, with offerings in ... recently, their 3D IMU system (inertial measurement unit), iSen, is ...
    (Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Selexis SA, a serial innovation ... Banks (RCBs) used for drug discovery to commercial manufacturing, ... include Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data packages. The ... manufacturing by ensuring the integrity of the gene, validation ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:Transwestern?RBJ Advises Shire in 202,000 SF Lease, Creating Boston's Largest Suburban Biotech Campus 2Protocol Networks Brings Independent Technology Consulting to the Constitution State 23D Motion Capture Just Got Easy 2Selexis Generated Research Cell Banks Now Fully Sequenced Using Next-Generation Sequencing 2
    ... the stress of the Second Lebanon War suffered fewer attacks ... focusing on feelings. This has been shown in a new ... the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Carmel Medical Center. "Because ... is important to uncover all the factors that impact the ...
    ... biggest Roman candle has got nothing on this. Using ... Earth or on a giant planet, Washington State University ... storing vast amounts of energy. "If you think about ... storage outside of nuclear energy," says Choong-Shik Yoo, a ...
    ... A major breakthrough in remote wave sensing by a ... for detecting hidden explosives, chemical, biological agents and illegal ... new, all-optical system, using terahertz (THz) wave technology, has ... it can "see through" clothing and packaging materials and ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Can multiple sclerosis attacks be minimized in a war zone? 2A revolutionary breakthrough in terahertz remote sensing 2
    Allophycocyanin (APC) anti-human CD193 (CCR3, CKR3) 25 tests...
    Mouse monoclonal [YLI-90] to Ly49I (Biotin) ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
    Goat polyclonal to PPP2R5D Immunogen: Peptide with sequence KRAEEFLTASQEAL, from C Terminus of the protein sequence according to NP_006236...
    Rabbit polyclonal to KIAA1276 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 27146 SwissProtID: Q9ULE4...
    Biology Products: