Category Archives: Coastal Ocean Assessment, Status, and Trends Branch

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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Partnerships: NOAA Researchers Collaborate with Alaska Native Subsistence Communities to Assess Seafood

By Dr. Dennis Apeti, Physical Scientist Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Alaska Native Communities Approach NOAA for Answers About Status of Potential Contaminants in Subsistence Seafood In 2007, NCCOS scientists at … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, BioEffects, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, Chugach, Climate Change, Coastal Ocean Assessment, Status, and Trends Branch, Contaminants, General, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Status and Trends, Native communities, NOAA, NOAA's National Ocean Service, Ocean Field Work, Ocean Pollution, Ocean Research, Partnerships, Port Graham, Prince William Sound, seafood safety, Southcentral Alaska, subsistence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Technology: NCCOS’ Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment: Science Evolving to Meet Changing Ecosystem Management Needs

By Mark E. Monaco, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Our Mission Applied vs. theoretical science is focused on answering discrete natural resource  management and conservation questions, whether they have to do … Continue reading

Posted in Biogeography Branch, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, Coastal Ocean Assessment, Status, and Trends Branch, Contaminants, Great Lakes, Harmful Algal Blooms, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Status and Trends, Ocean Field Work, Ocean Pollution, Ocean Research, US Contaminant Data | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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Pollution:Guanica Bay, Puerto Rico: NOAA and University of Puerto Rico Partner to Answer Coastal Manager Questions about their Coral Reefs

By Dave Whitall, Ph.D., Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science This blog is one in a variety of pollution posts designed to provide readers with insight into the work being done by NCCOS in the area of … Continue reading

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Pollution: Working in the US Virgin Islands: St. Thomas East End Reserve

By Tony Pait, Ph.D., Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science This blog is one in a variety of pollution posts designed to provide readers with insight into the work being done by NCCOS in the area … Continue reading

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Pollution: Field Research in the Chukchi Sea, Alaska

Below are notes detailing field work done by NCCOS scientist at CCMA, Ian Hartwell, Ph.D., and his colleagues at  AK DEC led by Doug Dasher, Ph.D.This blog is one in a variety of pollution posts designed to provide readers with insight into the … Continue reading

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