National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) FY2019 Broad Agency Announcement

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

NOAA Funding Opportunity for Ocean Exploration

NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration & Research (OER) is soliciting proposals for ocean exploration in waters under U.S. jurisdiction, including the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), and areas mapped by, or of interest to, the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) Project. Presently, important marine habitats and living and non-living resources are neither fully explored nor […] Read more

Department of Energy Funding Opportunity for Marine Technology

Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Advancement and Data Dissemination Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number: DE-FOA-0001837 FOA Type: Initial CFDA Number: 81.087 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) invests in research and development as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) broad portfolio approach to addressing our Nation’s energy and environmental challenges. This FOA […] Read more

Department of Energy Seeks Information on Marine Energy Report

What if autonomous ocean sensors could produce their own energy, rather than rely on batteries or cables to power data collection? How might isolated communities benefit from harnessing the power of ocean waves or currents? The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) at the Department of Energy seeks information from the public on a draft report […] Read more

2017 GOM-SCHEMA Excellence in Partnering Award Ceremony

The NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award was presented to 33 collaborators of the Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Corrosion, Hydrocarbon Exposure, Microbiology, and Archaeology Project (GOM-SCHEMA) at the 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Sciences Conference (GoMOSES) on February 8, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. The award ceremony was hosted by Walter Johnson, Chief […] Read more

The Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Corrosion, Hydrocarbon Exposure, Microbiology, and Archaeology Project Wins the 2017 Excellence in Partnering Award

he National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) is pleased to announce that the Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Corrosion, Hydrocarbon Exposure, Microbiology, and Archaeology Project (GOM-SCHEMA) is the 2017 recipient of the NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award. The Excellence in Partnering Award is given annually to a NOPP project that best exemplifies the NOPP’s objective of developing […] Read more

Active NOPP Project FY2017 Updates

In FY2017, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program funded 25 projects, in support of both new and ongoing efforts. Annually, each project’s lead Principal Investigator is required to submit a report, providing a summary of updates and accomplishments from the year. Check out the following list of active projects to learn about the wide array of […] Read more

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