Tag Archives: Habitat Conservation

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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NOAA Announces its First Seasonal HAB Forecast for the Great Lakes and Nation

By Rick Stumpf and Tim Wynne Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science On July 5, 2012, NOAA scientists at the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science’s (NCCOS) Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA), Ohio … Continue reading

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Partnerships: Great Lakes Restorations Initiative (GLRI) Blog Series – Part 2, Rebecca Held

NOAA Ocean Science Blog sat down with Rebecca Held to learn more about NOAA’s GLERL and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).  This blog is one in a series designed to provide readers with different NCCOS partner perspectives as they … Continue reading

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Partnerships: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Blog Series – Part 1, Julie Sims

Interviewee Biography:Julie Sims is the Regional Coordinator for NOAA Restoration Center and is located in Ann Arbor, MI, at the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. In the Great Lakes Region, the Restoration Center has responsibilities for the protection and restoration … 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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Energy: NOAA Assists New York’s Energy Planning Efforts

By Charles Menza, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Energy Needs and Decision-making on the East Coast States along the eastern seaboard have embraced offshore wind power. These states have robust energy needs and are exploring … Continue reading

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