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NOAA Invitational Open House

Welcome in a new era of science in support of marine ecosystem management with the arrival of NOAA’s most technologically advanced

Fisheries Survey Vessel, NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada R-227

Invitational Open House

October 12, 2010

1pm – 3pm

Navy Pier, 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego

The newly commissioned NOAA ship Bell M. Shimada is the fourth in a

series of the most technologically advanced fisheries vessels in the world.

Equipped with a full suite of modern instrumentation for fisheries and

oceanographic research, the new technologies will dramatically improve

NOAA’s ability to monitor to the region’s valuable fisheries and protected

species and welcome in a new era in ecosystem-based research in support

of management for the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem.


Event will begin promptly at 1pm, followed by guided tours of the ship, scientific displays and casual interactions with command, crew and scientists.

SD Shimada invitation 2010

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