Tag Archives: Ocean Research

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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PARTNERSHIPS: The Growth of Collaborative Research at a Regional Level Series, Part 3: Interview with Sean Morton, Sanctuary Superintendent

Part 3 of a three-part series on the Tortugas Ecological Reserve, NOAA Ocean Science Blogger is pleased to sit down with Mr. Sean Morton, Superintendent of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) of NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.  As Superintendent, … Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIPS: The Growth of Collaborative Research at a Regional Level Series, Part 2: Socioeconomics Focus with Dr. Bob Leeworthy

In an effort to show illustrate the role of economics in coastal and ocean resource conservation and management decision-making, NOAA Ocean Science Blogger sat down with Dr. Vernon (Bob) Leeworthy to talk about a study he conducted before and after … Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIPS: The Growth of Collaborative Research at a Regional Level Series, Part 1: Overview with Dr. Chris Jeffrey

In an effort to give readers a sense of how research changes over time, building on historical approaches, informing future study directions, NOAA Ocean Science Blogger sat down with NOAA’s Dr. Chris Jeffrey of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean … 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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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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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 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 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/Day 7 Part 1 – Swapping Out: New Arrival on the Nancy Foster

By Shannon Simpson Hello everyone! Antares, the Nancy Foster’s guest blogger for the last week, has passed the torch on to me. I will be writing about the mapping mission for the next three days. I’m a policy analyst, working … Continue reading

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