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S&T ADAC Fact Sheet

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.

Snapshot: More Tests for Arctic Oil-spill-mapping Robot

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.

Written testimony of USCG for a House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation hearing titled “The Federal Radionavigation Plan, the Foreign Spill Protection Act, and the National Icebreaker Fund Act of 2015”

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.

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