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

2016 Sanctuaries MBON Excellence in Partnering Award Ceremony

The NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award was presented to 58 collaborators of the “National Marine Sanctuaries and Sentinel Sites for a Demonstration Marine Biodiversity Network (MBON)” at the 2017 MBON All Hands Meeting on May 26, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The award ceremony was hosted by Reginald Beach, a NOPP Committee Member, and the Director […] 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 Fall 2017 Fellowship Opportunity

NOPP SCIENCE & POLICY COMMUNICATIONS FELLOW FALL FELLOWSHIP: June/July-December 2017; APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2017 HOURS: Full Time RATE: $16/hr LOCATION: Arlington, VA & Tysons, VA POSITION SUMMARY: The NOPP Fellow Program is designed to give soon-to-be or recent MA or MS graduates the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to address ocean science […] 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

March 7th Meeting of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP)

The Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) will held a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The meeting will include discussions on ocean research, resource management, and other current issues in the ocean science and management communities. This meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public should […] Read more

Department of Interior Issues Presolicitation for “Deepwater Atlantic Habitats II” (DEADLINE: Fri, March 10, 2017 2PM EST)

Solicitation Number: M17PS00032 Agency: Department of the Interior Office: Minerals Management Service Location: Procurement Operations The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), on behalf of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has a requirement for a project entitled, “Deepwater Atlantic Habitats II: Continued Atlantic Research and Exploration […] Read more

“Sanctuaries MBON” Receives NOPP 2016 Excellence in Partnering Award

The National Oceanographic Partnership Program is pleased to announce the 2016 Excellence in Partnering award recipient: National Marine Sanctuaries as Sentinel Sites for a Demonstration Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON). Led by Dr. Frank Muller-Karger with the University of South Florida, the Sanctuaries MBON project seeks to provide near real-time information on the status and […] Read more