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

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

GoMMAPPS Event at the 2018 GoMOSES Conference

he Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (GoMMAPPS) will host a workshop on February 5th at the 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference (GoMOSES). The GoMMAPPS study is a multi-agency partnership program to improve information on protected species in the Gulf of Mexico and provide a comprehensive assessment […] Read more

NOPP Project Presents at the 2017 Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Week

uring the annual Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Week in Washington D.C. representatives from the NOPP project, Marine Biodiversity Observation Network, held a side event to discuss new strategies and tools for earth observations. The two-hour side event explored evolving strategies being implemented by MBON projects and partner organizations to integrate biological observations into ocean observing systems […] Read more