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About davidfratantoni

David Fratantoni is an engineer, oceanographer, and innovator. As a scientist for 18 years at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, my research emphasized in-situ and remote measurement of ocean circulation and the exploration of relationships between ocean physics and biology. As founder and principal investigator of the Autonomous Systems Laboratory, I conducted pioneering research on eddies in the western Atlantic and Indian Oceans, contributed to the development and novel application of underwater gliders and other mobile autonomous platforms, and developed instrumentation and strategies for sustained ocean observations. At Horizon Marine I served as Chief Technology Officer. The company provides oceanographic expertise, in-situ and remote ocean observations, and detailed environmental forecasting to the global offshore energy industry. My role was to lead research and development of new and existing products, provide oceanographic expertise, and contribute to development of novel business strategies.

Scientists: Half of Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Bleached in 2014-15 by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Nearly half of Hawaii’s coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and fisheries close to shore are declining, a group of scientists told state lawmakers. Published: November 3, 2017 at 12:06PM from … Continue reading

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EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report on Climate by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Environmental Protection Agency kept three scientists from speaking at a Monday event in a move condemned by researchers and Democratic members of Congress as an attempt by the agency to silence a discussion of climate … Continue reading

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E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists by LISA FRIEDMAN

By LISA FRIEDMAN Organizers of a Monday conference on the Narragansett Bay were told three E.P.A. scientists would not be allowed to present their work. Published: October 22, 2017 at 01:39PM from NYT http://ift.tt/2xephMa via IFTTT

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E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists by LISA FRIEDMAN

By LISA FRIEDMAN Organizers of a Monday conference on the Narragansett Bay were told three E.P.A. scientists would not be allowed to present their work. Published: October 22, 2017 at 01:39PM from NYT http://ift.tt/2xephMa via IFTTT

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E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists by LISA FRIEDMAN

By LISA FRIEDMAN Organizers of a Monday conference on the Narragansett Bay were told three E.P.A. scientists would not be allowed to present their work. Published: October 22, 2017 at 01:39PM from NYT http://ift.tt/2xephMa via IFTTT

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This Week in Odd News: Bathtub Gator; Too Fat for Prison? by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: October 20, 2017 at 01:09PM from NYT http://ift.tt/2gxmCKP via IFTTT

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Some Flowers Create Blue Halo to Say Hello to Foraging Bees by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues. Published: October 18, 2017 at 01:16PM from NYT http://ift.tt/2yxGlQH via IFTTT

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