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What's New

August 26, 2020
Yellow surface buoy floating in the water during testing of the first flotation controllable ocean mooring system

 Flotation Controllable Ocean Mooring (FCOM) system resurfacing during testing in Puget Sound. 

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In the News

June 03, 2021

A seafaring drone can sail where people can't: straight into a hurricane. During the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season (it's predicted to... more

June 02, 2021

Though some folks chase storms for the thrill, and others out of curiosity, there are also those who pursue severe weather events for... more