NOPP Fall 2017 Fellowship Opportunity

NOPP SCIENCE & POLICY COMMUNICATIONS FELLOW FALL FELLOWSHIP: June/July-December 2017; APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2017 HOURS: Full Time RATE: ($14/hr) LOCATION: Arlington, VA & Tysons, VA POSITION SUMMARY: The NOPP Fellow Program is designed to give soon-to-be or recent MA or MS graduates the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to address ocean science […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: February 2017

The NOPP Office has had a busy February as we complile and track our active projects.  Over 30 Principal Investgator reports were solicted and collected, each detailing the myriad accomplishments made in 2016 on active NOPP projects.  These are now available on our website.  To view the reports, go to our Active NOPP Projects Page, […] Read more

March 7th Meeting of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP)

The Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) will held a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The meeting will include discussions on ocean research, resource management, and other current issues in the ocean science and management communities. This meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public should […] Read more

Department of Interior Issues Presolicitation for “Deepwater Atlantic Habitats II” (DEADLINE: Fri, March 10, 2017 2PM EST)

Solicitation Number: M17PS00032 Agency: Department of the Interior Office: Minerals Management Service Location: Procurement Operations The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), on behalf of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has a requirement for a project entitled, “Deepwater Atlantic Habitats II: Continued Atlantic Research and Exploration […] 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 Program Update: January 2017

This month was a busy period for the NOPP Office, with activities ramping up to meet the opportunities of the New Year. This month, we were privileged to support: Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) teleconference webinar. The panel continued its discussions on developing ocean policy priorities for the new administration, as well as continuing tasking […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: November/ December 2016

In November, the NOPP Office awarded the 2016 Excellence in Partnering (EiP) Award to the project, National Marine Sanctuaries as Sentinel Sites for a Demonstration Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON).  The NOPP EiP award is meant to recognize the strong partnerships that have been built over time and acknowledge their important contributions to the U.S. […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: September/ October 2016

As the summer officially came to a close, the NOPP Office continued to provide support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) and the NOPP Committee. The IWG-FI remains focused on monitoring the status of the Federal fleet. The NOPP Committee is continuing to develop project ideas designed to encourage and enhance […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: July/ August 2016

The NOPP Office spent the summer continuing to improve the recently launched NOPP.org while also providing support to the NOPP Committee and the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI). The IWG-FI remains focused on fleet status and modernization, and the NOPP Committee is busy developing new partnership opportunities in ocean research. The NOPP […] Read more