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NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Announces First Awards

NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Announces First Awards

Posted on the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program website by Julien Lartigue on 1 September 2015. The NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program has completed its first funding competition and awarded...
National Academy of Sciences' Gulf Research Program

National Academy of Sciences’ Gulf Research Program

The Ad Hoc Committee on “Effective Approaches for Monitoring and Assessing Gulf of Mexico Restoration Activities” of the National Academy of Science’s Gulf Research Program met in New Orleans in...
Press Release from Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Hypoxia Summary

Press Release from Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Hypoxia Summary

The 2015 area of low oxygen, commonly known as the ‘Dead Zone,’ measured 16,760 square kilometers (= 6,474 square miles) as of Jul 28 – Aug 3, 2015 at the...
BOEM Seeking Nominations for New Offshore Energy Advisory Committee

BOEM Seeking Nominations for New Offshore Energy Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Academy of Sciences are partnering to develop a new standing committee on environmental science and assessment for offshore energy and...
Average-Sized Dead Zone Predicted for the Gulf

Average-Sized Dead Zone Predicted for the Gulf

This year’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone is predicted to be approximately 5,483 square miles, or about the size of Connecticut — the same as it has averaged over the...
Ranger Rick Magazine to Highlight Citizen Science in the Gulf

Ranger Rick Magazine to Highlight Citizen Science in the Gulf

Ranger Rick photographer Joanna Pinneo spent several days capturing the work of students engaged in the GCOOS Citizen Science project. She first visited St. Petersburg, FL, where she photographed participants...
New Waverider Buoy Supports Harbor Pilots

New Waverider Buoy Supports Harbor Pilots

A new Datawell Waverider Mk III wave monitoring buoy (WMO ID 42098) was deployed on 5 June 2015, near the entrance to the Tampa Bay shipping channel. The addition of...
Louisiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Announces Proposed RESTORE Act Multiyear Implementation and Expenditure Plan

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Announces Proposed RESTORE Act Multiyear Implementation and Expenditure Plan

Baton Rouge, La., 21 May 2015 – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has released for public feedback its Draft Multiyear Implementation and Expenditure Plan under the Resources and...
FAA selects MSU-led team for national UAS center

FAA selects MSU-led team for national UAS center

Office of Public Affairs News Bureau (662) 325-3442 Contact: Jim Laird May 08, 2015 STARKVILLE, Miss.–The Federal Aviation Administration has selected a Mississippi State-led team to operate a new National...
NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Releases Science Plan

NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Releases Science Plan

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released the final version of the science plan for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program.  The plan establishes ten long-term research priorities...
GCOOS-RA Participates in Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Meeting in New Orleans, LA 7-8 April 2015

GCOOS-RA Participates in Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Meeting in New Orleans, LA 7-8 April 2015

Ocean observing is going more biological — GCOOS-RA staff presented at, and participated on the Steering Committee for, the Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Research and Monitoring meeting in New...
LSU Earth Scan Laboratory SST Composite Image Shows Warm Core Eddy Michael and a Smaller Warm Core Eddy

LSU Earth Scan Laboratory SST Composite Image Shows Warm Core Eddy Michael and a Smaller Warm Core Eddy

GOES-13 night-time SST composite from 20 March 2015 reveals Warm Core Eddy (WCE) Michael and a smaller WCE to the west of it.  Cold Core Eddies (CCEs), surrounding the Loop...