IOOS Ocean Technology Transition Project

Six new multi-year grants announced for 2020 Official grant details available on the NOAA IOOS Ocean Technology Transition Project Grants page. Once the domain of ships and researchers at sea, new technologies are offering us ways to explore more of our ocean and coasts more often at lower cost. The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System’s […] Read more

Hurricane Sandy aftermath on New Jersey Coast

Predicting Hurricane Coastal Impacts, FY21-24

Posted: 06/15/2020Team Planning Letters Due: 07/24/2020; Planning letters are requested but not required, those submitted by the deadline will receive feedback.Proposal Deadline: 09/30/2020, 5pm Eastern Standard Time Description:On behalf of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP), the Office of Naval Research (ONR) solicits research proposals under its FY20 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for […] Read more

Announcement of DISCOVER Competition Winners – April 2, 2020

Open of DEVELOP Competition: August 2020 Ocean Observing Rules Workshop Summary Posted:The Ocean Observing Rules Workshop Summary from the virtual workshop has been posted on HeroX. This document is open for public comment until July 10, and feedback may be submitted to wptoprizes@ee.doe.gov First Stage of Ocean Observing Prize Winners Announced:On April 2, 2020, the […] Read more

Members of the MARES team at the NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award Ceremony, San Diego, California, Feb 20, 2020

2019 Excellence in Partnering Award

The National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) is pleased to announce that the Marine Arctic Ecosystem Study (MARES) is the 2019 recipient of the NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award. The award was presented at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting in San Diego, California. The Excellence in Partnering Award is given annually to a NOPP project that […] Read more

DOE and NOAA Open Ocean Observing Prize

Open of Discover Competition: November 14th, 2019Close of Discover Competition: February 12th, 2020 Discover Competition Prize Purse: $125,000 distributed over up to 11 winners Total Ocean Observing Prize Purse: $3 million in cash prizes and in-kind awards over two competitions. Link to Enter: https://americanmadechallenges.org/oceanobserving/ PRIZE OVERVIEW The Powering the Blue Economy™: Ocean Observing Prize challenges […] Read more

IOOS Ocean Technology Call for Proposals

Posted August 5, 2019 Current Closing Date: January 13, 2020 Award Floor/Ceiling: $400K – 1.2 mil Total Program Funding: $7.5 mil https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=IOOS Description: The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) is a national and regional partnership working to provide ocean, coastal and Great Lakes observations, data, tools, and forecasts to improve safety, enhance the economy, […] Read more

National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) FY2019 Broad Agency Announcement (CLOSED)

On behalf of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP), the Office of Naval Research (ONR) solicits research proposals under this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA #N00014-18-S-B007). Congress established NOPP via Title II, subtitle E, of Public Law 104-201 to promote the national goals of assuring national security, advancing economic development, protecting quality of life, and strengthening […] Read more

Special session of the NOPP Biodiversity Working Group

On July 26, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) hosted a special session of the NOPP Biodiversity Working Group to provide updates on the US MBON demonstration projects and the activities of the Smithsonian-led Marine Global Earth Observatory (MarineGEO). 75 participants logged into the two-hour webinar, representing Federal and State agencies, US IOOS Regional Associations […] Read more

New NOPP Project Aims to Improve Arctic Environmental Data

he National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) is pleased to announce the funding of NOPP’s newest project, “Multi-Sensor Improved Sea Surface Temperatures: Continuing the GHRSST Partnership and Improving Arctic Data”. The award was given in connection with the NOPP 2018 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). This BAA was crafted by a partnership of federal agencies that identified […] Read more