Excellence in Partnering News

2016 Sanctuaries MBON Excellence in Partnering Award Ceremony

The NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award was presented to 58 collaborators of the “National Marine Sanctuaries and Sentinel Sites for a Demonstration Marine Biodiversity Network (MBON)” at the 2017 MBON-All Hands Meeting on May 26th, 2017 in Washington D.C. The award ceremony was hosted by Reginald Beach, a NOPP Committee Member, and the Director of […] Read more

“Sanctuaries MBON” Receives NOPP 2016 Excellence in Partnering Award

The National Oceanographic Partnership Program is pleased to announce the 2016 Excellence in Partnering award recipient: National Marine Sanctuaries as Sentinel Sites for a Demonstration Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON). Led by Dr. Frank Muller-Karger with the University of South Florida, the Sanctuaries MBON project seeks to provide near real-time information on the status and […] Read more

NOPP Projects Win in Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

Two of the three winning teams in the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE competition were projects under the National Oceanographic Partnership Program. The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE competition, totaling $2 million, challenged teams of engineers, scientists, and innovators from all over the world to create pH sensors that can affordably and accurately measure rising […] Read more

Call for Nominations – 2015 Award for Excellence in Partnering

The National Oceanographic Partnership Program is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Award for Excellence in Partnering. The award is presented annually to NOPP research teams that best demonstrate the partnership objectives of the NOPP, recognizing the project’s commitment to partnering, the success of the partnership effort, and the impact of the partnership to the […] Read more

NOPP Announces 2014 Excellence in Partnering Award Winner

The NOPP Office is excited to announce that the 2014 NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award has been awarded to the project team “Development of an integrated ISFET pH sensor for high pressure applications in the deep-sea.”  The project is led by Dr. Kenneth Johnson from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), with co-PIs from Scripps Institution […] Read more

National Oceanographic Partnership Program Honors 2011 Excellence in Partnering Award Recipients

Today, NOPP presented the research team of the NOPP-funded project Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks (also known as Lophelia II) with the 2011 Excellence in Partnering Award at a breakfast held at the MTS/IEEE Oceans ’12 Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Read more

NOPP Announces 2011 Excellence in Partnering Award Winner

The NOPP Office is excited to announce that the 2011 NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award has been awarded to the project team of the FY 2010 NOPP-funded project Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks (also known as Lophelia II). Read more