Category Archives: Areas of Special Biological Significance

Research Cruise Investigates Coral Ecosystem Connectivity in the Gulf of Mexico

by Kimberly Puglise, Program Manager Regional Ecosystems Research Branch, Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research (CSCOR), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Visit the Ocean Explorer Website for further information on the project, its use by the National Marine Sanctuaries Program, information on … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Northeast Reserve: where science and management converge.

By Tim Battista Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science The relationship between science conducted to support marine management, and resource management supported by science, is one worth furthering. Historically, these two have not been … Continue reading

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Coastal Economies: Researching Aquaculture for Nutrient Mitigation in Long Island Sound

NOAA Ocean Science Blog sat down with Dr. Suzanne Bricker of NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA), Coastal Ocean Assessments, Status, and Trends (COAST Branch), to talk about her research to leverage aquaculture as a potential … Continue reading

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Pollution :Changes Over Time: How NOAA’s Mussel Watch Program is Adapting to the Needs of Coastal Communities

By Gunnar Lauenstein, PhD, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Beginnings: The NOAA Mussel Watch Program (MWP) is focused on applying the science, methods and approaches our researchers have honed over the past 20 years, … Continue reading

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