NOAA Unveils 10-year Roadmap for Tackling Ocean, Great Lakes Acidification

8/5/2020 - NOAA unveiled its new 10-year research roadmap to help the nation’s scientists, resource managers, and coastal communities address acidification of the open ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes. “Ocean acidification puts the United States’ $1 billion shellfish industry and hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk,” said Kenric Osgood, Ph.D., chief of the… SEE MORE

Florida Red Tide Status Update

7/27/2020 - Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed in one Southwest Florida sample over the past week. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was present at low concentrations in one Sarasota County sample. In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was not observed. Along the Florida East Coast over the past week, K. brevis was… SEE MORE

Tsunami Warning Canceled for Coastal Alaska After 7.8 Earthquake

7/22/2020 - By Anchorage Daily News. A tsunami warning across a large swath of coastal Alaska triggered by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake off the Alaska Peninsula on Tuesday night was canceled by 12:30 a.m. Wednesday after the officials determined the tsunami was no longer a threat. The tsunami warning originally stretched from the Alaska Peninsula to… SEE MORE

Marine Debris Removal Grants Available from NOAA

7/17/2020 - The NOAA Marine Debris Program offers several nationwide, competitive funding opportunities for marine debris projects. These include: removal, prevention, and research grants. Open Opportunities The NOAA Marine Debris Program's FY2021 Marine Debris Removal grant competition (NOAA-NOS-ORR-2021-2006587) is open and soliciting Letters of Intent for review. Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due September… SEE MORE