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AltaSea marine research center in San Pedro gets $3 million federal grant

The Daily Breeze (http://www.dailybreeze.com) By Staff reports A $3 million federal grant for AltaSea, the new marine research facility being created on the San Pedro waterfront, was announced Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Janice Hahn, D-San Pedro. The grant comes from the Economic Development Administration and the funds will go toward modernizing City Dock No. 1, AltaSea’s […]

AltaSea: Beacon – September 14, 2016

September 14, 2016 AltaSea: Beacon provides updates on AltaSea’s activities, education and community programs and other priority initiatives.  San Pedro Celebrates the Arrival of E/V Nautilus This week we welcomed the renowned explorer Dr. Robert Ballard and the Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) to the Port of Los Angeles. The community event, which attracted hundreds of […]

AltaSea: Trending – September 7, 2016

Marine Science Join Scientists as They Explore the Sunken USS Independence Aircraft Carrier (Wired) The ocean is famous for having many secrets. Now, when something new is discovered, the global scientific community gets to participate, all at once. On August 22, scientists aboard the research vessel Nautilus piloted its two ROVs 2,600 feet deep off […]