Category Archives: Science for Coastal Ecosystem Management

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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Climate: First Climate Sensitivity of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System blog series, Part 3 of 3, Interview with Dr. Patrick Robinson on socioeconomic findings, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Extension

NCCOS is responsible for working with researchers from across sectors to provide internal, regional, state and local coastal and ocean resource managers with the best science tools for monitoring and mitigating existing and emerging threats to the nation’s coastal and … Continue reading

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Climate: First Climate Sensitivity of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System blog series, Part 1, Overview Interview with Dr. Dwight Trueblood, NERRS Science Collaborative Program Manager

NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science is responsible for working with researchers from across sectors to provide internal, regional, state and local coastal and ocean resource managers with the best science tools for monitoring and mitigating existing and emerging … Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIPS: The Growth of Collaborative Research at a Regional Level Series, Part 3: Interview with Sean Morton, Sanctuary Superintendent

Part 3 of a three-part series on the Tortugas Ecological Reserve, NOAA Ocean Science Blogger is pleased to sit down with Mr. Sean Morton, Superintendent of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) of NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.  As Superintendent, … Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIPS: The Growth of Collaborative Research at a Regional Level Series, Part 2: Socioeconomics Focus with Dr. Bob Leeworthy

In an effort to show illustrate the role of economics in coastal and ocean resource conservation and management decision-making, NOAA Ocean Science Blogger sat down with Dr. Vernon (Bob) Leeworthy to talk about a study he conducted before and after … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: Predicting Mesophotic Coral Distributions in Hawaii Blog Series, Part 2 – A Word with Dr. Malia Chow, Superintendent of NOAA’s HIHWNMS

Dr. Malia Chow is the Superintendent of NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (sanctuary), a role that necessitates experience working with stakeholders, researchers and government officials, etc. on varying levels. What readers might not know is that Malia … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: Predicting Mesophotic Coral Distributions in Hawaii Blog Series – Part 1, Bryan Costa

By Bryan Costa, Geospatial Scientist, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Project Overview The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHWNMS) is jointly managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the … Continue reading

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Resource Management: Mapping Coral Reefs in the Marshall Islands, Matt Kendall

An atoll not at all what I expected The Mission The Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA) within the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) at NOAA is among those responsible for creating maps of coral reefs. Maps … Continue reading

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Partnerships: NOAA and St. Thomas Fishing Community Study Impacts of Marine Debris

By Randy Clark Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Here at NCCOS, much of our research is prompted by coastal managers and resource users. We aim to provide managers with data on … Continue reading

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Vol. 1, Issue 2 – NOAA in the Caribbean Newsletter: Connecting NOAA and Partners across the Caribbean

Forecasting hurricanes, mapping coral reefs, monitoring climate change, operating tsunami warning systems, managing fisheries and producing navigation charts are just a few of the NOAA services of economic and environmental importance to the people of the Caribbean. Given the diversity … Continue reading

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