Tag Archives: Caribbean

Technology: BIOMapper Opens Window to Decision-making for Coastal Managers

By Ken Buja, IT Project Manager Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Much of what we do at NCCOS’ Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA) involves collecting data in the field and translating the … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Day 2 – The Northeast Great Reserve and the Science Team

By Antares Ramos Álvarez, Entry 2 The Northeast Great Reserve Overview The Northeast Great Reserve is Puerto Rico’s first marine corridor, established by the PR Government as a protected on June 30th of 2011, covering around 9,932 acres of land and … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Day 1 – On Our Way to the Northeast Great Reserve

By Antares Ramos Álvarez, Entry 1 Guest Blogger Biography: Antares Ramos Álvarez works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as Puerto Rico’s Coral Management Liaison and Coastal Specialist where she assists with both coral reef conservation and coastal zone management issues … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Mission Overview

By Alicia Clarke, Science Writer and Editor, Entry 1 Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Mapping Puerto Rico’s Coral Reef Ecosystems: April 3-20, 2012 A team scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science … Continue reading

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Partnerships: NOAA in the Caribbean Newsletter: Connecting NOAA and Partners across the Caribbean

Guest Blogger Biography: Jeffrey Payne, Ph.D., has served as the Deputy Director of NOAA’s Coastal Services Center (CSC) since 1998.  Dr. Payne also serves as NOAA’s Southeast and Caribbean Regional Team Lead and is responsible for leadership of a 20-member cross-NOAA team focused on improving … 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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