Program Update — 2014 Year in Review


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


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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