Program Update — 2014 Year in Review

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This year the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) Office continued to support the Interagency Working Groups on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) and Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI), and the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP).  The IWG-OP released a new brochure outlining their four main goals, including promoting ocean partnerships, supporting actions associated …

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New Perspectives on Chemosynthetic Communities, Cold Water Corals and other Animals in the Gulf of Mexico

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (NOAA/OER) announced the release of a final report, Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico.  The two-volume report (OCS Study BOEM 2014-650) presents …

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