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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission: Field Notes/Day 18 – Education and Outreach aboard the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster!

by Alicia Clarke and Tracy Gill, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science We are sad to announce that the 2012 NOAA ship Nancy Foster mapping mission has come to an end. But, before we left the mission for good, … 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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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission: Field Notes/Day 10 – Reef Smart Puerto Rico: Bringing Coral Reef Ecosystem Science to Policy and Decision Makers

By Alicia Clarke, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Today was our last day in port, but before we went back out to sea the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster played host to some very … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission: Field Notes/Day 9 Part 2 – NOAA Ship Nancy Foster Officers / Pulling into Port at the Coast Guard San Juan Station

By Shannon Simpson In order to conduct the science onboard the Nancy Foster it takes a well coordinated system of officers and crew to sail this almost 200 foot long ship.  Without them the science would not be possible.  Today … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission: Field Notes/Day 9 Part 1 – Being the Chief Scientist on the Nancy Foster Mapping Missions

by Tim Battista, Oceanographer, Chief Scientist on the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster for the 2012 expedition, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Preparation and Planning Preparations for any research mission literally start years in advance, beginning with … Continue reading

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Ocean Discoveries: 2012 Nancy Foster Mapping Mission/Day 8 – Seafloor Mapping with Multibeam SONAR

By Will Sautter, Acoustic Mapping Specialist, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science This is Will Sautter, the acoustic mapping specialist for the Nancy Foster 2012 Seafloor Characterization mission of North East Puerto Rico. I am very … Continue reading

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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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