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Listening to Seagrass

A new interdisciplinary study by UT’s Applied Research Laboratories, Marine Science Institute, and the Cockrell School of Engineering hopes to refine the important oxygen contribution seagrass meadows have by listening rather than looking. Photo credit: Jace Tunnell Read article icon for an external link

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satellite view of Bikini Atoll and coral reefs

Ice-tracking space laser could also map sea floor and monitor health of coral reefs. In 2018, NASA’s ICESat-2 satellite passed over the Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific, generating underwater reflections of the atoll and a huge reef system underneath it. Read article icon for an external link

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New Earth Orbiter Provides a Sharper Look at a Changing Planet. A first look at data from NASA's laser altimeter mission ICESat-2 reveals very high resolution 3-D profiles of ice on land and sea, forests, and shallow bodies of water. Read article icon for an external link

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Nasa's IceSat space laser tracks water depths from orbit. The IceSat-2 laser mission was launched a year ago to measure the shape of Antarctica and Greenland, and to track the thickness of Arctic sea-ice. Read article icon for an external link

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Virtual Lab on Ship

ARL:UT Partners with NAVSEA. IWS 5.0 developed Virtual Laboratory on Ship (VLOS) in collaboration with Applied Research Laboratory – University of Texas (ARL-UT) and Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport... Read article icon for an external link

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UT Partners with NASA, Using Green Laser Technology to Predict Climate Change. New data gathered using a green laser in space is helping scientists track the melting ice and giving us a new elevated view of climate change.

UT Works with Uber and Army Research Labs on New uberAIR Program. Researchers will work with the U.S. Army Research Labs and Uber Elevate to develop new rotor technology for vehicles in Uber's proposed urban aviation ride-share network.

ARL:UT researcher wins naval research Young Investigator Award. Michael Haberman has been selected to receive a 2018 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (YIP) award for a project titled "Acoustic Wave Redirection and Sensing using Bianisotropic Acoustic Metamaterials."

DOD Awards $1.1 Billion Contract to UT Austin’s Applied Research Laboratories. The U.S. Navy awarded Applied Research Laboratories at UT Austin (ARL:UT) the largest research contract in university history to conduct research and development to improve U.S national security.

Introducing Freshman Research Initiative stream in Quantum . Quantum computers promise to revolutionize computing as we know it. How do they work and what are they really good for? In this FRI stream, students will learn about quantum computing and explore how they may be used to solve real-world problems.

UT Austin's Applied Research Laboratories Hires Executive Director. UT Austin alumnus Karl Fisher has been chosen to lead Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT), one of the largest research units within the University of Texas System.

Center for Quantum Research director Brian La Cour interview with ARL's Dr. Brian La Cour Discusses Quantum Emulation and Childhood Ambition.