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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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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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Partnerships: NOAA Researchers Collaborate with Alaska Native Subsistence Communities to Assess Seafood

By Dr. Dennis Apeti, Physical Scientist Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Alaska Native Communities Approach NOAA for Answers About Status of Potential Contaminants in Subsistence Seafood In 2007, NCCOS scientists at … 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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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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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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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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