Program Updates

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

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

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

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

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

Program Update – April / May 2016

In the months of April and May, the NOPP Office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) and to the NOPP Committee. The IWG-FI recently published an update to the 2013 Federal Oceanographic Fleet Status Report entitled Federal Fleet Status Report: Current Capacity and Near Time Priorities. The NOPP Committee […] Read more

Program Update – March 2016

During the month of March, the NOPP Office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) as they continued to focus on fleet status and modernization. The NOPP Office continued to provide support to the NOPP committee on their work developing partnership opportunities and assisting fledgling NOPP projects with organization and […] Read more

Program Update – January / February 2016

During the months of January and February, the NOPP Office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) as they continued to focus on fleet status and modernization. At the end of the calendar year, the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) transitioned into a committee focused on NOPP projects. […] Read more

Program Update – November / December 2015

During the months of November and December, the NOPP Office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) as they continued to focus on fleet status and modernization. The Office also provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) on their work developing partnership opportunities and assisting fledgling […] Read more

Program Update – October 2015

During the month of October, the NOPP Office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) as they continued to focus on fleet status and modernization. We also spent time with the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) to continue to develop partnership opportunities and assist fledgling projects with organization […] Read more