the branch of engineering that deals with the development of equipment and techniques for the exploration of the ocean floor and exploitation of its resources.
- Also called o·cea·neer·ing [oh-shuh-neer-ing]. /ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɪər ɪŋ/.
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How to use ocean engineering in a sentence
“It’s not in the range of Exxon or that kind of thing, but that doesn’t mean it won’t have localized impacts,” says Nancy Kinner, a professor of civil, environmental, and ocean engineering at the University of New Hampshire.What we know—and don’t know—about the Huntington Beach oil spill | Sara Kiley Watson | October 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
After completing his ocean engineering degree, Shashank spent his career as a leader in floating offshore oil production systems.