2016 Abstract Rob Terry

Robert Terry, SmartCatch New fishing technologies that can help with by-catch reduction Fishermen, consumers, governments – all want healthy fish stocks and seafood sustainability. Demand for wild seafood is out-stripping supply – a lot of experts are...

2016 Abstract Katherine Ball

Katherine Ball, University of Washington Light Refraction for In-Situ Micro-Plastic Sampling: m-PARR as a Low Cost Sampling Device The persistence of micro-plastics in the marine environment is a global issue with implications for marine organisms and global...

2016 Abstract Eric Munday Hydrophone

Eric Munday, Biosonics Inc. Development of Vertical Hydrophone Array Solution for Marine Mammal Tracking Knowing the location and track of endangered sea mammals has become important as vessel traffic near busy ports increases. Automating the processing of locating...

2016 Abstract Jessica Noe

Jessica Noe, University of Washington Innovation in Undergraduate Ocean Technology Education Over the past 3 years the University of Washington’s School of Oceanography has implemented a new technology curriculum to integrate advances in cabled underwater...

2016 Abstract Seth McCammon

Seth McCammon, Oregon State University Semi-autonomous underwater vehicle (sAUV) based on the Seabotix vLBV-300 observation-class ROV We have developed a semi-autonomous underwater vehicle (sAUV) based on the Seabotix vLBV-300 observation-class ROV. Our vLBV-300 is...