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Ocean Acidification: Building on a Foundation at the Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary

Ocean Acidification: Building on a Foundation at the Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary

Looking up at high-rise buildings, towering cathedrals, or the great pyramids at Giza; the feats of man seem unimaginable. The key to these massive...
Ocean Acidification: Building on a Foundation at the Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary
Strengthening the net: Ocean acidification observations in California

Strengthening the net: Ocean acidification observations in California

A foggy morning on the central California coastline is a picturesque scene of rolling waves, screeching gulls, and fishermen hauling hefty nets...
Strengthening the net: Ocean acidification observations in California
Optimizing Acidification Observations In A Changing Ocean

Optimizing Acidification Observations In A Changing Ocean

There are hundreds if not thousands of eyes on our changing ocean at any moment: Buoys, gliders, saildrones and ships measure carbonate chemistry and...
Optimizing Acidification Observations In A Changing Ocean
New NOAA, partner buoy in American Samoa opens window into a changing ocean

New NOAA, partner buoy in American Samoa opens window into a changing ocean

NOAA and partners have launched a new buoy in Fagatele Bay within NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa to measure the amount of...
New NOAA, partner buoy in American Samoa opens window into a changing ocean
$3.5 Million Awarded to Identify Acidification Thresholds in Coastal Ecosystems

$3.5 Million Awarded to Identify Acidification Thresholds in Coastal Ecosystems

NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) and Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) have jointly funded four projects totaling $3.5...
$3.5 Million Awarded to Identify Acidification Thresholds in Coastal Ecosystems
Piecing together the ocean acidification puzzle along the US West Coast

Piecing together the ocean acidification puzzle along the US West Coast

Emma Hodgson, a Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow at Simon Fraser University, and her colleagues are making big strides in piecing together the ocean...
Piecing together the ocean acidification puzzle along the US West Coast
To protect marine life, NOAA monitoring seasonal and yearly changes in surface water pH in...

To protect marine life, NOAA monitoring seasonal and yearly changes in surface water pH in...

Since atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions began to increase after the Industrial Revolution, the acidity of the ocean’s surface waters has...
To protect marine life, NOAA monitoring seasonal and yearly changes in surface water pH in...
From space to the sea floor: a deeper look at ocean acidification along the East Coast

From space to the sea floor: a deeper look at ocean acidification along the East Coast

What if satellites circling our blue planet from space could offer insight into how an invisible gas like carbon dioxide moves through coastal waters,...
From space to the sea floor: a deeper look at ocean acidification along the East Coast
Old Bay with a new spice: a new buoy helps monitor how carbon dioxide is changing the...

Old Bay with a new spice: a new buoy helps monitor how carbon dioxide is changing the...

A new Ocean Acidification monitoring buoy was deployed on April 5, 2018 in the largest United States estuary, the Chesapeake Bay. This is the first...
Old Bay with a new spice: a new buoy helps monitor how carbon dioxide is changing the...
NEW online community catalyzing response to #oceanacidification through collaboration and...

NEW online community catalyzing response to #oceanacidification through collaboration and...

 A virtual space to: Engage with regional and topical teams Address challenges with others in your field Share resources and information on...
NEW online community catalyzing response to #oceanacidification through collaboration and...
Assess, anticipate, adapt: Vulnerability and Responses to Ocean Acidification

Assess, anticipate, adapt: Vulnerability and Responses to Ocean Acidification

There are areas in the United States where marine resources and the communities and industries that depend on them are particularly vulnerable to the...
Assess, anticipate, adapt: Vulnerability and Responses to Ocean Acidification
A Sentinel for Change: Secrets along the seafloor in Olympic Coast

A Sentinel for Change: Secrets along the seafloor in Olympic Coast

Whether you arrive on the Olympic Peninsula by land, sea, or air, you sense its remote, rugged and vast environment immediately. The Olympic Coast is...
A Sentinel for Change: Secrets along the seafloor in Olympic Coast
The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise

The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise

This summer, NOAA and partner scientists will conduct their most collaborative ocean acidification sampling of the Gulf of Mexico yet. Set to depart...
The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise
New interactive climatology plots of aragonite saturation state and pH for public...

New interactive climatology plots of aragonite saturation state and pH for public...

The buoy team of PMEL's Carbon Group has recently developed innovative tools to better connect stakeholders to information generated...
New interactive climatology plots of aragonite saturation state and pH for public...
Ocean Acidification: Building a Path Toward Adaptation in the Arctic

Ocean Acidification: Building a Path Toward Adaptation in the Arctic

Scientists, economists, and stakeholders from all eight Arctic countries forge a path forward in adapting to ocean acidification in the...
Ocean Acidification: Building a Path Toward Adaptation in the Arctic

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Funding Opportunity: Addressing the impacts of multiple stressors on shellfish aquaculture through research/industry partnerships

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LETTERS OF INTENT DUE DECEMBER 15th, 2020

The Ocean Acidification Program and National Sea Grant Office are now accepting letters of intent for projects to bolster understanding of  how acidification and other stressors will impact shellfish aquaculture by seeking applications that establish, continue, and/or expand collaborations between researchers and the shellfish aquaculture industry. Letters of intent are due December 15th, 2020.

More information can be found in the Notice of Funding Opportunity on grants.gov.