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Boston Seafood Week

Boston, MA September 10 - September 19

The Massachusetts Seafood industry and the restaurant industry are teaming up to create nine days of seafood specials for the region’s residents and visitors. From Friday, September 10 through Sunday, September 19, an array of restaurants, wholesalers, and retail locations will provide discounted specials on the freshest seafood you can… SEE MORE

Hydrography and Mapping for the Ocean Decade

September 17 @ 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Learn more about the world of hydrography and mapping! This activity will focus on the importance and real life uses of hydrography today and in the future, tools available to the public, and next steps on an endorsed UN Decade Contribution. SEE MORE

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Harbormaster Day Celebrations 2020

Harbormaster Appreciation Profiles

9/15/2021 by US Harbors

In the lead-up to the third annual Harbormaster Appreciation Day (October 8th), we are sharing profiles from Harbormasters from across the United States. Let us know about your Harbormaster and what make him or her an integral part of your community!  Newport Harbor, California Paul Blank - I have been… SEE MORE

Rhode Island Researchers Tracking 8 Young Great White Sharks

9/15/2021 by US Harbors

WAKEFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Researchers are hoping that eight recently released young great white sharks will yield insights into some of the questions scientists still have about the famous species. The sharks were released after being tagged with tracking devices by researchers this summer at the Atlantic Shark Institute of… SEE MORE

Tropical Storm Nicholas Threatens Gulf Coast with Heavy Rain

9/13/2021 by US Harbors

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas was strengthening just off the Gulf Coast and could make landfall in Texas as a hurricane Monday as it brings heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said top sustained winds reached… SEE MORE

Researchers Complete First-ever Detailed Map of Global Coral

9/10/2021 by US Harbors

By Caleb Jones. HONOLULU (AP) — Researchers have completed a comprehensive online map of the world’s coral reefs by using more than 2 million satellite images from across the globe. The Allen Coral Atlas, named after late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, will act as a reference for reef conservation, marine… SEE MORE

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