Public Resources

Public Resources (6)

Jan 09

The first webinar, as part of the Connecting Ocean Exploration and Technologies to Your Classroom series, was held on Monday, December 18, 2017.  During this webinar, Inner Space Center (ISC) staff and a MaTTS Project Teacher Leader (Dr. William Hurley - Melrose High School, Melrose, MA) presented an overview of the MaTTS Project, ocean exploration activities, and information about basic observation systems.  View the recording of the webinar below to learn how to incorporate these topics into your classroom curriculum. 


Jun 24

See attached files for resources from this PD session.

Jun 23

Please see this post's attached files for resources from this PD session.

Jun 23
Mar 17


Saturday Professional Development Session Schedule

Saturday, March 8: Underwater Sound

Saturday, April 12: Constructing Sensors

Saturday, May 17: Remotely Operated Vehicles

Saturday, May 31: Basic Observation Buoys

Saturday, June 14: BOBs follow-up and Summer Institute Orientation


Summer Institute Schedule

Monday through Friday, July 14-18, 2014

Feb 06

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Technology: ROVs
Tech publication:  Michael L. Brennan.  2013.  High-resolution Imaging of the M/S Dodekanisos Shipwreck Site off Deveboynu Burnu, Turkey.  The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 42.1: 204-208.
Science publication:  Steven Carey, Paraskevi Nomikou, Katy Croff Bell, Marvin Lilley, John Lupton, Chris Roman, Eleni Stathopoulou, Konstantina Bejelou, and Robert Ballard.  2013.  CO2 degassing from hydrothermal vents at Kolumbo submarine volcano, Greece, and the accumulation of acidic crater water.  Geology.  41(9): 1035–1038.
Technology: Gliders
Tech publication:  Stephen L. Wood and Cheryl E. Mierzwa.  2013.  State of Technology in Autonomous Underwater Gliders.  Marine Technology Society Journal.  47(5): 84-96.
Science publication: Jun Zhao, Chuanmin Hua, Jason M. Lenes, Robert H. Weisberg, Chad Lembke, David English, Jennifer Wolny, Lianyuan Zheng, John J. Walsh, Gary Kirkpatrick.  2013.  Three-dimensional structure of a Karenia brevis bloom: Observations from gliders, satellites, and field measurements. Harmful Algae. 29: 22–30.

Technology: Buoys
Tech publication: Zdenka Willis and Laura Griesbauer.  2013.  U.S. IOOS: An Integrating Force for Good.  Marine Technology Society Journal.  47(5): 19-25.
Science publication:  Sofie M. Van Parijs, Chris W. Clark, Renata S. Sousa-Lima, Susan E. Parks, Shannon Rankin, Denise Risch, Ilse C. Van Opzeeland.  2009.  Management and research applications of real-time and archival passive acoustic sensors over varying temporal and spatial scales.  Marine Ecology Progress Series.  395: 21-36.
Technology:  AUVs
Tech publication:  Antoine Y. Martin.  2013.  Unmanned Maritime Vehicles: Technology Evolution and Implications.  Marine Technology Society Journal.  47(5): 72-83.
Science publication: Brian Bingham, Brendan Foley, Hanumant Singh, Richard Camilli, Katerina Delaporta, Ryan Eustice, Angelos Mallios, David Mindell, Christopher Roman, Dimitris Sakellariou. 2010.  Robotic Tools for Deep Water Archaeology: Surveying an Ancient Shipwreck with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.  Journal of Field Robotics.  27(6): 702-717.