Tag Archives: pollution

Oyster Aquaculture Proposed to Combat Potomac River Pollution

A recent report published by Aquatic Geochemisty and co-authored by scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science researcher Dr. Suzanne Bricker, showed that cultivating shellfish on 40 percent of the Potomac’s bottom would “remove all … 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: 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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Technology: NCCOS’ Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment: Science Evolving to Meet Changing Ecosystem Management Needs

By Mark E. Monaco, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Our Mission Applied vs. theoretical science is focused on answering discrete natural resource  management and conservation questions, whether they have to do … Continue reading

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Pollution :Changes Over Time: How NOAA’s Mussel Watch Program is Adapting to the Needs of Coastal Communities

By Gunnar Lauenstein, PhD, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science Beginnings: The NOAA Mussel Watch Program (MWP) is focused on applying the science, methods and approaches our researchers have honed over the past 20 years, … Continue reading

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