ADAC develops and transitions technology solutions, innovative products, and educational programs to improve situational awareness and crisis response capabilities related to emerging maritime challenges posed by the dynamic Arctic environment.
To help the Coast Guard map oil spills under ice, the DHS S&T has been working on an underwater robot for the past four years through a DHS Center of Excellence, the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage, in partnership with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
We are creating robotic systems that are small, mobile, connected, and enduring, making them a perfect match for the remote Arctic.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Director of Marine Transportation Systems Gary Rasicot and USCG Director of Incident Management and Preparedness Policy Mary Landry address the Coast Guard’s icebreaking needs, radio navigation plan, and oil spill response capabilities.
On the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon incident U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) addresses how the Coast Guard has implemented the lessons learned and the accomplishments that have strengthened the federal government’s ability to prevent, prepare for, and respond to oil spills across the nation.
Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, discussed the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Budget Request before the the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation.