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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Day 7 Part 2 – Fish Acoustics

By Chris Taylor NCCOS Blogger Biography: Dr. Chris Taylor is a research ecologist with NOAA’s Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research in Beaufort, North Carolina. In his research he uses underwater acoustic technologies (like fisheries sonar, fish-finding echo sounders, and multibeam sonar) … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Day 7 Part 1 – Swapping Out: New Arrival on the Nancy Foster

By Shannon Simpson Hello everyone! Antares, the Nancy Foster’s guest blogger for the last week, has passed the torch on to me. I will be writing about the mapping mission for the next three days. I’m a policy analyst, working … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Day 3 – Life on the Ship

By Antares Ramos Álvarez Life On The Ship So how is life on the ship?  Very different than on land!  You are constantly rocking and you can easily lose track of what day of the week it is.  Even the language … Continue reading

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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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