Category Archives: seafood safety

Preparing for Science at Sea – Days 1-2 of HAB-Cyst Sampling

On Tuesday, twelve NOAA and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists left the dock in Rhode Island, made our way through the Cape Cod Canal, and finally found open water in the Gulf of Maine by 2pm. We were ready for … Continue reading

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New Research Cruise in the Gulf of Maine to Improve Red Tide Forecasting

The NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer will leave port in Rhode Island on Nov 6 and head north to the Gulf of Maine.  Forty stations will be sampled throughout the US portion of the Gulf to collect sediment samples.  The researchers … 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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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

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