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  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Science has awarded UC Irvine researchers $1.15 million for their efforts to understand and mitigate sea level rise and storm surge impacts on changing coastal landscapes. Funding comes through NOAA’s competitive Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise (EESLR) program. With the four-year award, researchers […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]

  • 14 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A $4 million NOAA grant will help a university consortium evaluate the readiness of marine forecasts, such as flooding from storm surge or… [mappress] Source: noaanews, June 14, 2010

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday grants totaling $15.9 million to support over 300 projects around the nation that help build resilient coastal communities and economies. Through university, state and other partnerships, Sea Grant Programs will supplement the federal funding with an additional $7.9 million in non-federal matching funds, bringing the total investment to more than […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA’s National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986. Researchers from the National Ocean Service’s National Centers […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Both of the Port of Newport’s major efforts – the International Terminal and NOAA Homeport projects – are going swimmingly, according to… By Terry Dillman (newportnewstimes) [mappress] Source: newportnewstimes, March 3, 2011  

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spent a few days in Rhode Island last week to evaluate the RI Coastal Resources Management Program, part of a periodic review the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) performs of all U.S. coastal programs. A team of three representatives from NOAA, as well as a fourth representing […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than half of the American public lives within 50 miles of a beach, but as sea levels rise, the coastal habitats that protect the communities are increasingly at risk, according to the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s latest release. Dr. David Yoskowitz, Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-economics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Annual Cape Coastal Conference is starting today, December 5, at the Hyannis Resort and Conference Center. Hosted and coordinated by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the two-day conference groups sessions under three resiliency-focused themes: Prepare, Adapt and Restore. At the conference, the Commission staff will give an overview of the ongoing Resilient Cape […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded a $156,101 federal grant to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for a restoration project in the Choptank River Habitat Focus Area. This project includes the installation of a living shoreline in the area surrounding Hambleton Island to […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    NOAA Fisheries is recommending nearly $20 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding. It will support new and existing multi-year partnerships to implement seven projects to restore shoreline, fish passage, and wetlands. These efforts will restore habitat and improve resilience in degraded Great Lakes ecosystems. Specifically, recommended projects will open river systems to fish […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has released its first restoration plan to address natural resource injuries from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to the NOAA’s Gulf Spill Restoration website. The draft restoration plan covers engineering and design activities for six proposed projects, which will restore: wetlands, coastal and nearshore habitats in Barataria, Terrebonne, and Pontchartrain basins, habitat projects on […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of their efforts to support resilient coastal communities, NOAA Fisheries Service is announcing the award of $24.8 million for three cooperative agreements. This funding will help restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. Restoring wetlands and barrier islands increases protection for Louisiana’s people and […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has been awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for salt marsh restoration and enhancement at Quonochontaug Pond in Charlestown and Westerly. The $982,103 the CRMC received comes from NOAA’s Coastal Resilience Grant program, which supports projects designed to help coastal […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam yesterday announced the Commonwealth of Virginia sought and received authorization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Commonwealth’s partnership with the agency through the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program in perpetuity. Through a “transmittal letter,” Governor Northam replaces the need for Executive Orders that each new governor […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bergerson Construction, Inc. completed a hydraulic dredging project last week for the Port of Newport at the NOAA facility in Newport, OR. According to an official Bergerson’s announcement, this project was their first endeavor with the new Damen dredge pump. Initially, before the project started in January, Big River – a sub-contractor to Bergerson Construction […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    An independent technical panel reported March 11, 2013, in a newly concluded study, that existing Mississippi River freshwater diversions have not slowed the ongoing loss of Louisiana’s wetlands. That restoration of Louisiana wetlands may only be possible through significant inputs of sediment via large scale sediment diversions. The panel was organized by NOAA and the […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Workers step lively to offset permit delays on NOAA homeport, International Terminal construction. An already narrow three-month work window… By Terry Dillman (newportnewstimes) [mappress] Source: newportnewstimes, December 29, 2010;

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Regional Coastal Resilience Grant program to develop a Joint Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP) for the City of Brunswick and Glynn County. Through this award, local partners in Glynn County will be working on a […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Climate Data Initiative launch at the White House Wednesday, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan announced the inclusion of a new challenge focused on coastal flooding, developed by NASA and NOAA, and based on federal cross-agency data. The Coastal Inundation in Your Community challenge is one of four climate-related challenges using data provided by […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced yesterday a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coral conservation research.  The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal communities […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow yesterday announced support for Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes to protect, restore and develop coastal ecosystems and communities. The Michigan Coastal Management Program, housed in the Office of the Great Lakes, will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Whether […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]