Program Updates

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

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

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

NOPP Program Update: June 2016

This June, the NOPP Office officially launched a completely redesigned version of its website, NOPP.org. We encourage all visitors to spend time exploring the new site, especially our newly searchable projects table and publications history. We welcome any feedback that may improve the functionality of our site. In addition to the website redesign, the NOPP […] Read more