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2003: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August
September | October | November | December

December

12/17/03 NOAA and Florida Department of Environmental Protection Awarded $2.2 Million for South Florida Oil Spill

12/15/03 NOAA and U.S. Navy Uncover Secrets of Lost Civil War Submarine USS Alligator

12/10/03 Are We Cleared to Land? The Wright Brothers Help NOAA Show the Way

12/10/03 NOAA's United States Coast Pilot Nautical Books Now Available on the Internet

12/10/03 NOAA, UNH Scientists Lead Ocean-Mapping Cruise to the High Arctic

12/8/03 NOAA's Participation Key Federal Component as Chesapeake Bay Program Partnership Marks 20th Anniversary

12/3/03 NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Recreational Fishing and Public At-large Applicants for Advisory Council

November

11/6/03 Deep Sea Coral Researchers Receive Surprise Visit at 500 Meters

11/6/03 Discoveries on Seamounts, in Submarine Canyons and Deep-sea Corals of Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Include New Species, New Genera and Possibly a New Family of Life

11/4/03 Applicants Sought for Advisory Council at Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

11/4/03 Statement by Retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Ph.D., Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator, in Response to the National Research Council’s Study on Exploration of the Seas

October

10/31/03 Dedicated Citizens Sample Rainy Season's "First Flush" of Storm Water into Noaa's Monterey Bay Sanctuary

10/29/03 Educators, Resource Managers, General Public to Get Close Look at Monterey Bay Sanctuary Through Interactive Web Site

10/29/03 NOAA Coastal Services Center Awards over $15 Million to Coastal Observation Projects

10/27/03 Federal Agencies Partner to Redevelop Portfields

10/24/03 NOAA Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Releases Draft Management Plan for Public Comment

10/23/03 NOAA and Clarksville, Indiana Mark the Trail of Lewis and Clark

10/23/03 NOAA Finds Historic Shipwrecks at Kure Atoll in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve

10/23/03 John S. Ramsdell Is Awarded the Department of Commerce Silver Medal

10/23/03 Captain David B. Macfarland Is Awarded the Department of Commerce Gold Medal

10/22/03 Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary And Underwater Preserve Announces Advisory Council Members

10/17/03 NOAA Awards $250,000 to Educate Students and Teachers about the Monterey Bay Watershed

10/16/03 NOAA and Louisville, Kentucky Mark the Trail of Lewis and Clark

10/9/03 NOAA Commits Resources and $1.2 Million for Protection of Coral Reef Ecosystems

September

9/30/03 U.S. Coral Reef Task Force 10th Meeting Set for CNMI, Guam OCT. 3-6 To Review Coral Reef Action Strategy Implementation Progress

9/30/03 NOAA Uses Remote Sensing Technology to Monitor and Identify Harmful Algal Blooms

9/16/03 NOAA and Partners to Return to 19th Century Steamship Portland

9/10/03 Restoration Begins for T/V Westchester Oil Spill

9/8/03 NOAA and Partners Go "Bioprospecting" in the Gulf of Mexico

9/8/03 NOAA Announces Designation of San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

9/5/03 NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

9/4/03 Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Community Applicants for Sanctuary Advisory Council

9/3/03 NOAA Seeks Applicants for First Hydrographic Services Review Panel

9/2/03 Hawaiian Humpback Whale Sanctuary Sponsors Workshop on Minimizing Vessel Collisions with Whales

August

8/18/03 NOAA Begins Elevation Survey of Louisiana Hurricane Evacuation Route

8/15/03 NOAA and Ocean Exploration Partners Find Life Is Hard for Scientists and Sea Creatures on the Charleston Bump

8/1/03 Morgan Angus and Tara Whittle Receive NOAA Environmental Hero Award

July

7/31/03 Kurt Bretsch of Georgetown, S.C. Receives NOAA's Nancy Foster Scholarship to Pursue Doctorate in Marine Biology

7/31/03 Erik Cordes of Pine Grove Mills, Pa. Receives NOAA's Nancy Foster Scholarship to Pursue Doctorate in Marine Biology

7/31/03 Kelly Ann Gleason of Greenville, N.C. Receives NOAA's Nancy Foster Scholarship to Pursue Doctorate in Coastal Resources Management

7/31/03 Rachel Lynelle Horlings of Tallahassee Receives NOAA's Nancy Foster Scholarship to Pursue Master's Degree in Anthropology

7/31/03 NOAA Awards Nancy Foster Scholarships to Four Marine Science Graduate Students

7/28/03 NOAA Awards over $1.2 Million to Minnesota for Coastal Zone Management

7/23/03 NOAA Grant of Nearly $2 Million to Portsmouth Will Help Protect Land

7/23/03 NOAA, Louisiana Scientists Issue First-Ever "Dead Zone" Forecast

7/22/03 NOAA Grant of Nearly $1.9 Million to Warwick Will Help Purchase Land

7/22/03 NOAA Grant of Nearly $1 Million to Stamford Will Help Purchase Riverfront Land

7/22/03 NOAA Awards over $1.2 Million to Minnesota for Coastal Zone Management

7/14/03 NOAA Establishes National Center for Research on Aquatic Invasive Species

7/11/03 NOAA Awards $2.7 Million in Coastal Zone Management and Atmospheric Research Grants to New Hampshire

7/10/03 Applicants Sought for Advisory Council at Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

June

6/24/03 Commerce and Interior Departments Host National Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

6/23/03 NOAA Using Artificial Intelligence To Improve Navigational Safety Data

6/17/03 NOAA's Monterey Bay Sanctuary Releases Proposed Action Plans to Advisory Council

6/10/03 NOAA E-Charts Pass the Half-million Mark

6/6/03 NOAA Closes Two Reef Patches Due to Coral Die-Off

6/5/03 NOAA'S Ocean Explorer Web Site Wins Scientific American's 2003 Sci/Tech Web Award

6/4/03 NOAA Partners with St. Charles Parish Community to Dedicate New Real-Time Water Level Monitoring System

6/3/03 Longline Fishing in Tortugas Ecological Reserve Brings $20,000 Penalty

May

5/30/03 NOAA's Monterey Bay Sanctuary Launches Summer 2003 Kayaker Outreach Program

5/29/03 NOAA National Ocean Service Creates New Chart Update Web Site

5/16/03 Thousands of Volunteers Measure Water Quality in California's Coastal Waterways

5/15/03 Richard W. Spinrad Named Assistant Administrator for NOAA National Ocean Service

5/14/03 Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve Seeks Volunteer Advisors

5/12/03 Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Christens New Research Vessel

April

4/29/03 NOAA, Massachusetts Officials Inaugurate the First Coastal Training Program in the Nation

4/24/03 NOAA Ocean Service Creates New User-Friendly Web Site

4/2/03 NOAA's Monterey Bay Sanctuary "First Flush" Report Shows Stormwater Not Clean When Reaches Bay

4/2/03 NOAA Releases Detailed Maps of Coral Reefs in the Main Hawaiian Islands

March

3/13/03 NOAA Announces Recipients of Coastal and Ocean Management Awards

3/10/03 Eldon Hout Named Director of NOAA's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

3/9/03 NOAA Deputy Undersecretary, Members of Congress Break Ground on NOAA's New Maritime Archaeology Center

3/5/03 NOAA Releases First Ever Detailed Maps of Coral Reefs in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

February

2/25/03 U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meets to Review 2002 Accomplishments and Map out Future Projects

2/25/03 NOAA Biologists and Birds Team up to Restore Injured Seagrass

2/20/03 NOAA and Utah Get to the Point

2/10/03 NOAA Unveils New Website for Monitoring and Tracking Sea Level Changes

2/10/03 NOAA Unveils Port of New York/New Jersey Operational Forecast System

January

1/3/03 Commerce and Interior Departments Select Candidates for National Marine Protected Area Federal Advisory Committee


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