Tag Archives: National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science

Research Cruise Investigates Coral Ecosystem Connectivity in the Gulf of Mexico

by Kimberly Puglise, Program Manager Regional Ecosystems Research Branch, Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research (CSCOR), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Visit the Ocean Explorer Website for further information on the project, its use by the National Marine Sanctuaries Program, information on … Continue reading

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New England Offshore Areas will Reopen for Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishing Following NOAA Supported Research

NOAA Ocean Science Blog discussed with Dr. Quay Dortch from NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research, to talk about the recent news of the opening of New England’s Surfclam fisheryand how ECOHAB research contributed to the opening. What is … 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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Mesophotic Research Cruise Makes New Discoveries in Caribbean

By David Hilmer, Program Manager, Caribbean Coral Reef Institute, Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research (CSCOR), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) This article is one in a periodic series regarding CSCOR activities and sponsored research. You can also see the blog for other articles … 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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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: American Samoa Blog Series – Part 1, Matt Poti

Overview The Biogeographic Assessment of the Samoan Archipelago represents the continuation of an ongoing partnership between NCCOS’ Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA), Biogeography Branch, the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), and the Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP). … Continue reading

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