Tag Archives: Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment

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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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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Ocean Discoveries: Marine Ecological Gap Analysis for the National Park Service

By Dan Dorfman, Marine Conservation Planner Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science NCCOS/CCMA Blogger Biography: Dan Dorfman is a Marine Conservation Planner with the NCCOS’ Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, Biogeography Branch.  His work … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 NOAA Bring Your Kid to Work Day: NCCOS Scientists Reach Out to Show Kids Examples of Ocean Research

By Tracy Gill, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science NCCOS Blogger Biography: Tracy Gill has worked as a physical scientist for NOAA for over 30 years. Her main research focus is on the development of maps … Continue reading

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Tourism: Benthic Habitats of Buck Island Reef National Monument

By Bryan Costa, Geospatial Scientist, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Overview of Buck Island Reef National Monument Buck Island Reef National Monument (BIRNM or Monument) is located north of St. Croix in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission: Field Notes/Day 15 – Backscatter Imagery Completes the Picture of the Sea Floor

By Will Sautter, Acoustic Mapping Specialist, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Painting a Portrait of the Seafloor This is Will Sautter again. We have been steadily painting the portrait of the Great Reserve boundary with … Continue reading

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