Program Updates

NOPP Program Update: December 2017

n December, NOPP continued processing and reviewing proposals submitted in response to the 2018 BAA. Staff members from the NOPP Office exhibited at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The NOPP booth will be exhibiting at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting in February. Please stop by for new NOPP literature and information […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: November 2017

ovember was a busy month at NOPP. The NOPP Committee met to vote for this year’s winner of the Excellence in Partnering Award, as well as to discuss proposal reviews for the 2018 BAA and potential topics for the 2019 BAA. The Biodiversity Ad Hoc Working Group met to give updates on biological observing and […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: October 2017

During the month of October, the Federal Renewable Ocean Energy Working Group met to discuss updates to the National Ocean Policy and current topics relating to renewable energy. The Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure also met to discuss the status of the federal ocean fleet.   Several interesting presentations occurred during October, including […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: September 2017

In September, representatives from the NOPP office attended the OCEANS 17 MTS/IEEE OES Conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Staff will also be attending the American Geophysical Union 2017 Fall Meeting in December, and the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting in February of next year. Please stop by our booth for new NOPP literature and information about the program. Representative […] Read more

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

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