The November 2022 newsletterfeatured the paper "Maka Niu: A low-cost, modular imaging and sensor platform to increase observation capabilities of the deep ocean," recently published in Frontiers in Marine Science.
The August 2022 newsletterfocused on the field testing of our first generation camera system, Maka Niu, designed in collaboration with the MIT Future Ocean Lab. The newsletter featured five to six field projects and milestones of these pilots.
The July 2022 newsletter discussed the United Nations Ocean Conference that occurred in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference's stated goal was to focus on innovative solutions to the many crises facing the world's oceans.
The April 2022 newsletter highlighted our new partnership with the Experiment Foundation on the Ocean Solutions Fund, supporting experiments that seek to better understand and improve the health of our world's ocean.
In the March 2022 newsletter we celebrated Katy Croff Bell's participation the Smithsonian Institution's hosting of the #IfThenSheCan Exhibit, the most women statues ever assembled in one location, at one time in celebration of Women's Futures Month.
In the February 2022 newsletter we shared a pivotal new paper on creating safe working environments for underrepresented scientists at sea by Diva Amon, Zoleka Filander, Lindsay Harris, and Harriet Harden-Davies.
In the January 2022 newsletter we kicked off the year with the announcement of the launch of FathomNet, an open-source underwater image database for training, testing, and validating state-of-the-art artificial intelligence algorithms.