NOPP Program Update: August 2017

The NOPP office welcomed two new staff members this month: Charna Meth as Program Manager, and Carolyn Groves as Program Coordinator.   In August, representatives from the NOPP office attended the Ecological Society of America 2017 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, and the American Fisheries Society 2017 Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. Staff will be attending three more […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: July 2017

On July 14th, the NOPP Program was excited to publish the 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA #N00014-17-S-B016). The BAA solicits research proposals within three ocean research and technology topics of mutual and emerging interest to numerous federal agencies. The BAA may fund up to $18.5 million for research projects lasting up to five years. The three […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: June 2017

This month, the NOPP Office attended the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation’s Capitol Hill Oceans Week (CHOW). Over the three-day conference, panels discussed: the role of social media in communicating science; the past, present, and future of NOAA programs from the perspective of previous NOAA administrators; conversation with emerging environmental leaders on how to create actionable […] Read more

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 26, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The award ceremony was hosted by Reginald Beach, a NOPP Committee Member, and the Director […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: May 2017

During the month of May, the NOPP office was privileged to support: NOPP Committee meeting where members continued to refine language of the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA).To be the first to receive the BAA funding announcement, subscribe to our mailing list below. Review panel for a NOPP BAA project. National Marine Sanctuaries as Sentinel Sites […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: April 2017

Another month has flown by here at the NOPP Office. This month, we were privileged to support: NOPP Committee meeting, which continued to refine Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) language, establish timelines, and funding capabilities for all agencies involved. Stay tuned for the upcoming BAA out this year. IWG-FI Committee continued its tracking of the location […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: March 2017

The official end of winter marks the conclusion of another busy month for the NOPP Office coordinating and supporting: Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) teleconference webinar. The panel continued its discussion on ocean policy priorities and recommendations for the current administration. The NOPP Committee March meeting revolved mainly around refining research topic language and establishing […] Read more

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: $16/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