The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), on behalf of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), is soliciting proposals to conduct a research study titled “Marine Arctic Ecosystem Study (MARES) — Ecosystem Dynamics and Monitoring of the Beaufort Sea: An Integrated Science Approach”. Improved understanding of the Arctic marine … Continue reading
Meet the New NOPP Office! In September the four members that now make up the new NOPP office were enlisted from Karthik Consulting and QinetiQ North America. Their varied backgrounds, education, and experience will help to diversify the NOPP Office and provide a wide range of creative new ideas and … Continue reading
This past week, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program attended the 17th biennial Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Ocean Sciences meeting provides a venue for the scientific exchange of a vast array of marine scientific classifications. During the six day meeting, the NOPP Award for Excellence in Partnering was … Continue reading
The ORAP chairs (Bob Weller, Steve Ramberg, and Mike Bruno) have approved and forwarded two new reports to the National Ocean Council. “Leveraging Ocean Education Opportunities” and “Implementing Ecosystem-Based Management” are available here and here.