For the better part of three decades, Paul G. Gaffney II toured the world’s oceans — above and below — as one of the U.S. Navy’s most respected oceanographers.
A joint expedition funded by MMS and NOAA to study the distribution and abundance of deepwater coral habitats in the Gulf of Mexico recently departed from Key West, Florida. This project is conducted under the auspices of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program.
For funding beginning in FY 2010, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) welcomes research proposals meeting the goal of partnerships between at least two of the following three sectors: academia, industry (including NGOs), and government.
Monmouth University is pleased to announce that on August 12 President Paul G. Gaffney II was named the new chair of the Ocean Research & Resources Advisory Panel (ORAP), a panel created by statute to advise federal agencies regarding ocean science and management matters.
As part of the continued celebration of the first ten years of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP), the current issue of Oceanography magazine highlights ocean research conducted through NOPP and the downstream impacts of ocean partnerships on the field of oceanography.
The National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) presented the Excellence in Partnering award to the Multi-sensor Improved Sea Surface Temperature (MISST) for the Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) project.
Oceanographers Jim Bishop and Todd Wood of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have measured the fate of carbon particles originating in plankton blooms in the Southern Ocean.
The search for domestic energy sources is progressing to great depths in the Gulf of Mexico. As economic interests move oil and gas operations into these previously unexplored areas, the Minerals Management Service (MMS) works to increase understanding of the organisms residing at these depths.
The Minerals Management Service (MMS) has begun a $3.7 million, four-year study of deepwater corals in the Gulf of Mexico. The study contract, which focuses on deepwater coral communities that have formed both naturally and on oil and gas platforms and shipwrecks, was awarded to TDI International Inc.
Vicki Clark remembers how she and other Sea Grant educators used to illustrate the powers and pitfalls of the Internet for teachers