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ComCam Selected by ePortation on New Maritime Domain Awareness Project

... "The project starts this month in a Group 1 Sea port defined by DHS as the 'highest risk' and will ... of 2009 stimulus specifically targeting the $150m port Security Grant Program (PSGP) ... U.S. Army Joint Task Force, Philadelphia Regional port Authority and private sector clients. ...

Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

... immigrants and terrorists. However, port facilities and ship owners, who usually fund ... onus," explains Kumar. Currently, most port facilities and ships across the European Union ... systems that comply with International Ship and port Security (ISPS) regulations. The maritime ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... containers, drawn from two of the world's largest port terminal operations, they found that there is a ... portals to scan every container as it enters a port terminal, and the results of these scans in ... arise due to the need to divert containers within port terminals for inspection could lead to major ...

IODP to operate 3 drilling platforms in 2009

... of Columbia University. The JR's first port of call will be Honolulu, Hawaii. The riser ... Center for Deep Earth Exploration (CDEX). The port of call for its next expedition is Shingu, ... Shelf is the lift boat, the LB Kayd . Its first port of call has yet to be determined. ...

Mussels to determine how much contamination is in the ports

... Galician city, as well as those in Bilbao and the port of Pasajes: their waters, the sediments and ... over two or three days. Five or six zones at each port are analysed, one of which is believed to be ... some provisional results. "The situation in the port of Bilbao is quite homogenous; we have taken ...

CSTARS to form part of Department of Homeland Security's Center of Excellence for Maritime Security

... mitigation and response; maritime, island and port security; natural disasters, coastal ... learning environments that will strengthen port security and increase maritime domain awareness. ... of a Center of Excellence in maritime, island and port security, said Dr. Otis Brown, dean of UMs ...

San Diego Harbor Police Deploy BIO-key(R) Automated Vehicle Location System

... responsibility within the San Diego Unified port District, which includes cargo and cruise ... said Thomas Lockwood, a member of the San Diego port Information Technology Department. "We are using ... in a restricted area of the airport or other port district facilities. "San Diego Harbor PD is ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

... naval boat as it criss-crossed the waters of Puerto Cortes, Honduras main port and one of Central Americas most important seaports. Aboard the vessel, ... before 4 p.m., the Honduran naval boat slowly maneuvered its way back into port again. Fifteen minutes later, the team of biologists had successfully ...

RAND study finds increase in piracy and terrorism at sea

... of factors have contributed to the recent growth of piracy, including: lax port security and ineffective coastal surveillance; massive growth in ... such as the Container Security Initiative and the International Ship and port Facility Security Code, these measures are limited in scope and lack a ...

DHS, business leaders discuss technology to protect US at Homeland Security conference

... abroad. Industry sponsors included SAIC, Raytheon and the Massachusetts port Authority (Massport). IEEE-USA became a co-sponsor in 2007. ... out what our problems really are, Treece said. Massport operates aviation, port and surface transportation assets in the Boston area. A technology that ...

New Silex SX-560 Enables Enterprise 802.11 Wireless Connectivity for Battery Operated Devices

... run at speeds up to 921.6Kbps. For additional flexibility, a 25MHz SPI port and a 12Mbps USB 1.1 port are also available. "The SX-560 further strengthens our leadership ...

'Microfluidic palette' may paint clearer picture of biological processes

... at its circumferencethree in the prototype, but it could be moreallow various mixtures to flow into the chamber. Beneath the chamber, each access port connects to the long tail of a Y-shaped channel etched into a second layer. These channels deliver test chemicals to the chamber. Fluid flow in and ...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

... come to trust. The XG0224 and XG0448 will feature auto sensing 10/100/1000 Base-T with 4 ports of SFP optics and open slots for 1 or 2 dual port 10GbE uplink cards, depending upon the model. The low-power, 1U high form factor allows for easy integration into existing networks and system ...

World's largest ocean observatory takes shape

... Canada will have wide-ranging policy applications in the areas of climate change, hazard mitigation (earthquakes and tsunamis), ocean pollution, port security and shipping, resource development, sovereignty and security, and ocean management. Its cutting-edge technologies are already generating ...

All in sight

... by Rheinmetall Defence Electronics, Bremen, Germany overcomes these challenges. The system, called FIRST Navy, was installed during Polarstern's last port call on a highly stabilized platform in the ship's crow's nest at a height of about 28 metres. The system generates five thermographic all-round ...

Cells use import machinery to export their goods as well

... In the bustling economy of the cell, little bubbles called vesicles serve as container ships, ferrying cargo to and from the port - the cell membrane. Some of these vesicles, called post-Golgi vesicles, export cargo made by the cell's protein factory. Scientists have long ...

Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability

... underlying the Ceeker and should help fuel its wider use among such first responders as fire and police departments, HazMat teams, postal services, port and airport security, and defense and military authorities." John Delaney is Captain, Arlington County, Virginia Fire Department and Manager, ...

'Bycatch' whaling a growing threat to coastal whales

... hunting, but the level at which it occurs is unknown. In January 2008, Korean police launched an investigation into organized illegal whaling in the port town of Ulsan, he said, reportedly seizing 50 tons of minke whale meat. Other protected species of large whales detected in market surveys include ...

Research vessel Polarstern starts 24th Arctic season

... in the framework of a long-term project to document their distribution, just like in the first journey stage. RV Polarstern is expected to enter port in Bremerhaven on September 25th. ...

City rats loyal to their 'hoods, scientists discover

... Biology, which funded the research through the joint NSF-National Institutes of Health Ecology of Infectious Diseases program. Baltimore's port was a once major delivery point for grain, likely how Norway rats were first introduced to the city. Norway rats, also called wharf rats, sewer rats ...

Sea Grant report synthesizes recent research on New York's clams

... Hard Clam Research Initiative which began in 1999. Funding partners included NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, South Shore Estuary Reserve, port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and New York Sea Grant. These five projects and several related studies addressed the downward trend in hard ...

Olympus advances technology for laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery

... of LESS procedures, including a dual surgery involving the removal of a gallbladder and uterus. "There are a number of advantages in using a single port through the umbilicus compared to typical laparoscopy," said Dr. Ross. "We have found that patients experience less pain because there are fewer ...

Saving energy and the environment with Flywheels

... Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes and sold by VYCON Inc. The 8,000 RTG cranes operating at sea ports around the world contribute significantly to port emissions and, as such, have become a testing ground for new hybrid technologies. The mobile cranes are powered by a diesel generator set (engine ...

Researchers develop flow sensors based on hair structures of blind cavefish

... predators and localize prey, researchers believe the engineered sensors they are developing could have a variety of underwater applications, such as port security, surveillance, early tsunami detection, autonomous oil rig inspection, autonomous underwater vehicle navigation, and marine research. ...

Fighting global warming offers growth and development opportunities

... euro). This is due to an increased number of days where harbors will be forced to close. "Port planners should factor this in when designing port capacities. Their designs must be able to prevent delays and increased downtime due to winds and rain. Similarly, they must plan for sea defenses ...

Lobster traps going high tech

... in the area at fixed locations and depths which could provide needed time-series data at more sites and at far less cost. With the help of NEFSC port agent John Mahoney, Manning approached some local lobstermen in Sandwich and Hyannis, Mass. to see if they were interested in helping collect bottom ...

GEN reports biomanufacturers target a fully disposable process stream

... Allegro 3-D biocontainers and accompanying front-loading stainless steel totes are available in 100 L, 200 L, and 500 L sizes and contain a sampling port and two inlet top ports. Sartorius Stedim Biotech recently added to its BioStat CultiBag family of products, introducing three new products, ...

EPA to study Puerto Rico waters and marine habitat

... Navy Frontier Pier in Old San Juan and will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Feb. 19, the ship will be docked at the Mayaguez port Authority Dock and will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Yesterday, at the request of the Puerto Rico government, the OSV BOLD ...

Little Salt Spring underwater archeological site in Florida receives new funding

... said Hansen. "By supporting the University of Miami's work at the spring, we can help create a significant archaeological research facility in North port while also providing public access and educational opportunities at this fascinating preserve." The project to expand the facilities includes ...

Symposium at UH will address how to put 'sustainability' into practice

... and will talk about local sustainability programs." Other speakers with local ties include Aston Hinds, environmental affairs manager for the port of Houston Authority; Carol E. Dinkins, partner at Vinson & Elkins; Tracy D. Hester, partner with Bracewell & Giuliani; James B. Blackburn Jr. and ...

Wonderful cheese is all in the culture

... across the surface of the cheese, ripening it from the outside in. Other popular smear-ripened cheeses on the Christmas cheeseboard include port de Salut, Livarot, Taleggio, Limburger and the Irish cheese Gubbeen. The team have named the microbes Mycetocola reblochoni after the cheese they ...

Oregon's Rogue River Basin to face climate-change hurdles

... of salmon, steelhead and other native species, as well as protection measures for forests and forest wildlife species. At risk to wildfires will be port Orford Cedar and Brewer's Spruce, which are relics from the last ice age, as well as the Marbled Murrelet, an already threatened coastal seabird that ...

1,000 tags reveal mysteries of giant bluefin tuna

... electronic tracking tag placed on this threatened species when it was caught and released on Monday (October 20) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off port Hood, Nova Scotia. The prized fish, which measured 10 feet in length, was tagged by a scientific team from the Tag-A-Giant (TAG; ...

156th Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami

... waterways including ports and harbors. Applications span a range of military, commercial, and recreational interests including mine detection, port protection, and diver ... http://asa.aip.org/web2/asa/abstracts/search.nov08/asa467.html . 2) WEBSITES OF INTEREST/MORE ...

Evolved Machines Selected as a Prime Contractor for DARPA Program to Engineer an Artificial Olfaction System

... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081021/CLTU138LOGO ) Immediate high-value applications are very diverse, ranging from airport, port and transit screening, to first responder domestic and military hand-held sets, to medical diagnosis, to autonomous 24/7 monitoring of the water ...

Counter-terrorism symposium held at NJIT tomorrow

... at NJIT from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The forum will focus on ways to secure schools, health and transportation facilities, protect customs, borders and port security, strengthen emergency response times and more. Presenters will include NJ State Police, Customs and Border Protection, New Jersey Office ...

ID Solutions Achieves Full-Production Delivery and Payment for Fingerprint Processing Software for TWIC

... without a single false match. Today's TWIC program, and ID Solutions' contribution to it, is considered to be an initial phase covering US port operations only, while extensions to other segments of critical transportation infrastructure, including interstate trucking, airports, trains and ...

RV Polarstern on its way to East Siberian Sea

... Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association, transits the Northwest Passage for the first time. Polarstern left the port of Reykjavik on August 12th, sailed around Greenland on a southern course and is located right in the Northwest Passage. Its destination is the East ...

Successful series of measurements in Arctic sea ice

... in regions up to latitude 82 N, Polarstern of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association will enter port in Reykjavik (Iceland) on August 10th. "This year, we had to cope with exceptional heavy ice coverage", says chief scientist Prof. Gerhard ....

Ikaria(R) Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Inhaled Carbon Monoxide for Delayed Graft Function in Solid Organ Transplants

... a staff of approximately 400 people and is headquartered in Clinton, NJ, with research facilities in Seattle, WA and Madison, WI and manufacturing in port Allen, LA. For more information on Ikaria, please visit http://www.ikaria.com . CONTACTS: Matthew Bennett, Ikaria, (908) ...
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