NOPP 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

NOPP Program Update: August/ September 2015

During the months of August and September, 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) and their work to continue to develop partnership opportunities and […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: July 2015

During the month of July, the NOPP office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) as they focused on maximizing efficiency of the oceanographic fleet, and the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) as they worked to develop partnership opportunities.  The NOPP Office also supported the Federal Renewable Ocean […] Read more

NOPP Projects Win in Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

Two of the three winning teams in the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE competition were projects under the National Oceanographic Partnership Program. The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE competition, totaling $2 million, challenged teams of engineers, scientists, and innovators from all over the world to create pH sensors that can affordably and accurately measure rising […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: June 2015

In the month of June 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 also supported the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) and their work to develop partnership opportunities. The NOPP office hosted a […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: May 2015

This month, the NOPP office provided support to the Interagency Working Group on Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI) as they focused on maximizing efficiency of the oceanographic fleet. The NOPP office also supported the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Partnerships (IWG-OP) and the Task Force on Ocean Exploration and Underwater Research Technology and Infrastructure (TFORT) and […] Read more

Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss

  A stunning video, Atlantic Canyons: Pathways to the Abyss, documents a major NOPP collaboration between BOEM, USGS and NOAA as well as academic partners and CSA Ocean Sciences Inc.  A three year expedition (2011-2013) succeeded in characterizing the Baltimore and Norfolk deep water canyons off of the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast in order to ensure protection of […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: April 2015

During the month of April, the NOPP office provided support to both the IWG-OP and IWG-FI as they planned partnership activities and implemented aspects of the National Ocean Policy. A major partnership activity that took place in April was the first annual meeting of the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network projects. This meeting brought together representatives […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: March 2015

The NOPP continuously strives to keep our web presence current, engaging, and easy to access. This month, we added a section for Daily Ocean News, where we bring together ocean related news from local and national media, academic journals and corporate/trade sources to keep you informed and up-to-date on trending issues.  If you are interested […] Read more

NOPP Program Update: February 2015

During the month of February the NOPP office hosted a workshop for ONR funded NOPP projects. The workshop brought together researchers working on models that incorporate atmospheric, land, riverine, coastal, and oceanic variables of the hydrological cycle. Improved models will assist in developing more accurate forecasts for weather events. The workshop discussions focused on ways […] Read more