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2007: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November| December

 


 

December

12/21/07 NOAA Teams with Florida Keys Community College to Offer Seminar on Marine Research, Conservation in the Keys

12/3/07 NOAA PORTS® Ocean Observing System Now Operational in Mobile Bay


 

November

11/8/07 NOAA Responds to San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Oil Spil

11/8/07 NOAA Scientist: Human Development is Important Indicator of Tidal Creek Health

11/7/07 New NOAA Model Links Mississippi River Nutrient Outflow to Florida Red Tides

11/5/07 New NOAA Maps Show Coral Covers Large Parts of Palau

11/1/07 NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Program Offers New Guide to Diving in America's Underwater Treasures

11/1/07 NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council to Hold Public Meeting in Virginia


 

October

10/24/07 NOAA Initiates $1.4 Million Three-Year Project to Protect Valuable Deep Hawaiian Coral Ecosystems

10/24/07 NOAA Begins Funding Project to Develop Chesapeake, Delaware Bays Hypoxia Forecasting Models

10/23/07 Farallones Marine Sanctuary Seeks Public Input on Plan for a Healthy Bolinas Lagoon

10/22/07 NOAA Announces Funding Long Beach, Los Angeles Harbor Integrated Ocean Observing System Maritime Operation Effort

10/19/07 NOAA Initiates Three-Year $781,000 Project to Unravel Gulf Deadzone Mysteries

10/16/07 NOAA, USGS, NPS Scientists Document Deep-water Coral Mortality Event

10/15/07 Invasive Lionfish Species Confirmed in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

10/15/07 NOAA's Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

 


 

September

9/28/07 NOAA and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Award $3.5 Million for Coral Reef Conservation

9/28/07 Hudson River Reserve Celebrates National Estuaries Day

9/20/07 NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

9/20/07 New Research Coordinator Joins Southern California's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

9/13/07 NOAA Joins International Coastal Cleanup Effort to Rid Oceans and Waterways of Marine Debris

9/13/07 New Study Shows Link Between El Nino and Marine Debris in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

9/12/07 NOAA Scientists to Receive EPA Award for Role in National Coastal Condition Report Series

9/12/07 Interagency Report Says Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing

9/11/07 NOAA Mission to Aquarius Underwater Habitat to Study Imperiled Reefs in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

9/10/07 Hawaiian Islands Humpback National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

9/6/07 NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Public Input on Vessel Use in Tomales Bay

 


 

August

8/29/07 NOAA, San Francisco State University Celebrate Building Renovation For San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

8/29/07 NOAA Provides Easy Online Access to Historical Hurricane Tracks

8/28/07 Scientists Record First Megaclicks from Feeding Humpback Whales in NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

8/27/07 U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Launches New Climate Change Effort

8/24/07 NOAA's Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council Seats

8/15/07 Local NOAA Scientists Share Connections Between Oceans and Health

8/14/07 NOAA's Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council Seats

8/13/07 NOAA Coast Survey Continues Sea Floor Mapping Expedition in the Arctic

8/13/07 NOAA Releases New Environmental Sensitivity Maps for Maryland and Virginia Coasts

8/9/07 Marine Zones Now in Federal Waters of NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

 


 

July

7/31/07 NOAA Report on Nutrient Pollution Forecasts Worsening Health for Nation's Estuaries

7/30/07 Expedition to Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Yields Groundbreaking Data, Deep-sea Photographs

7/26/07 NOAA Deploys Third "Smart Buoy" As Part of Interpretive Buoy System on the Chesapeake Bay

7/23/07 New Web Site Provides Pacific Northwest Shellfish Growers with Real-time Water Quality Data

7/11/07 NOAA's Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary to Hold Workshops Addressing Key Management Issues

7/11/07 NOAA's Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

7/03/07 NOAA Partners with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Help Sharks Keep Their Fins

 


 

June

6/25/07 NOAA Hunts for Deep-Sea Fish Habitat Off Georgia Coast

6/20/07 NOAA’S Gerry E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

6/16/07 NOAA Emphasizes Importance of Using New Elevations in Louisiana Reconstruction, Recovery Projects

6/12/07 NOAA Volunteers and Partners Restore Chesapeake Bay Habitat in Maryland and Virginia

6/11/07 NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary to Partner with Local Fishermen to Remove Derelict Fishing Gear

6/4/07 Gray’s Reef Sanctuary Hosts Volunteer Ocean Clean-up Events for World Oceans Day

6/4/07 NOAA Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary Shipwreck Paul Palmer Listed on National Register of Historic Places

 


 

May

5/18/07 NOAA Seeks Education Seat Applicants for Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

5/14/07 NOAA and Partners Celebrate Mobile, Ala., Installation of 200th National Water Level Observation Station

5/10/07 NOAA Deploys First “Smart Buoy” to Support Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

5/8/07 Bush Administration Calls for Greater Protection of Nation’s Coral Reefs

5/7/07 ‘Secrets of the Deep’ Exhibit on NOAA Marine Sanctuaries Makes Its Debut at Nauticus

5/5/07 CAMEO Chemicals: NOAA’s New Online Tool for Hazardous Materials Responders

5/4/07 Study Shows Big Economic Benefits of NOAA PORTS® Ocean Observing System in Houston/Galveston

 


 

April

4/23/07 New Superintendent Selected for Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

4/20/07 NOAA Releases Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Final Environmental Impact Statement

4/20/07 NOAA Declares Marathon Resident Bruce Popham Environmental Hero

4/19/07 National Marine Sanctuary Program Sponsors ‘Fantastic Fishes’ Award at Popular Sidewalk Arts Festival

4/19/07 NOAA Joins Lummi Tribe, City of Bellingham for Earth Day Event Marking Whatcom Creek Falls Park Restoration Project

4/19/07 NOAA Leads Research Mission of Puerto Rico’s Underwater Habitats

4/19/07 NOAA’S Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Announces New Advisory Council Members

4/19/07 New Aquarium Exhibit Invites the Public to “Dive” Into Your National Marine Sanctuaries

4/18/07 NOAA Releases First Report on Health of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

4/17/07 Dolphin SMART Program Recognizes First Participant

4/17/07 Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council to Hold Public Meeting in Hatteras, NC

4/17/07 National Marine Sanctuary Program Hosts Southeastern Regional Student Competition

4/16/07 California Sea Floor Survey Sheds New Light on Big Waves

4/15/07 Monterey Bay Sanctuary, Aquarium Announce Environmental Cartoon Contest Winners

4/12/07 NOAA and Partners Release “Road Map” for Establishing Marine Protected Area Networks

4/11/07 Monterey Bay Sanctuary, Aquarium to Announce Environmental Cartoon Contest Winners at Special Ceremony

4/11/07 Students to Compete in Second Mid-Atlantic Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition

4/6/07 Public Meeting for Portland Harbor Superfund Site Scheduled

4/5/07 New Superintendent Named for Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

4/3/07 Tree Trunks Provide Paddle Point Launch Sites, and Fish Habitat

 


 

March

3/29/07 NOAA Releases Report on Hawaii Discarded Military Munitions Site Survey

3/28/07 Lavaca Bay Restoration and Clean Up Celebrating Successful Government-Industry Partnership

3/23/07 Farallones Marine Sanctuary Awards Youth for Oiled Seabird Science Project

3/21/07 NOAA’s Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council Seats

3/14/07 NOAA Releases Report On National Coordination of Ocean and Coastal Water Quality Monitoring

3/12/07 NOAA’s Gulf of the Farallones Sanctuary Encourages Bay Area Boaters to Watch Out for Whales

3/9/07 The Mariners’ Museum and NOAA Unveil new USS Monitor Center

3/8/07 New NOAA Report Shows Nation’s Marine Sanctuaries Made Significant Gains in 2006

3/6/07 NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey Decreases Response to Hurricane Impacts on Ports

3/2/07 NOAA Honors Coastal Cleanup Volunteers at Louisiana Coastal Conservation State Convention

3/2/07 Harbor Seal Pup Birthing Season Has Begun

3/1/07 NOAA Releases Five-Year Coral Reef Research

 


 

February

2/28/07 NOAA Study Finds Hawaiian Marine Life Conservation Districts Provide Protection for Fish Populations

2/24/07 Volunteers Count Whales from the Shores of O’ahu, Kaua’I, the Big Island, and Kaho’olawe

2/21/07 Federal Research Facilities in South Carolina Join Forces to Advance Ocean Health and Homeland Security

2/21/07 NOAA’s Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council Commercial Fishing Seat

2/21/07 Explorer Ballard To Lead Major Ocean Expedition to Unlock Undersea Secrets of the Gulf of Mexico

2/16/07 US Board of Geographic Names Honors Coast Survey Commemorating 200th Anniversary of NOAA Predecessor

2/16/07 NOAA Launches Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris Mapping Web Site: Surveying Efforts Continue in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana

2/16/07 New Regulations for Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Become Effective Today

2/8/07 NOAA Analysis Following World Trade Center Collapse Finds Little Significant Change in Coastal Contaminant Concentrations

2/8/07 NOAA Completes Ecological Study of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Region

2/7/07 NOAA and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announce $1.1 Million for Marine Debris Prevention and Removal Grants

2/6/07 Fishing Gear that Could Harm Whales to be Cleared from Cape Cod Critical Habitat

2/1/07 New NOAA Exhibit Takes Public on Journey Through 200 Years of Science and Service to the Nation

 


 

January

1/25/07 Sister Sanctuaries to Protect Endangered Whales at Both Ends of Annual Migration

1/24/07 International ROV Competition Heads to Alpena for 2007 Great Lakes Regional Event

1/23/07 NOAA, Partners Launch Effort to Protect Wild Dolphins

1/18/07 NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

1/17/07 Pesticide May Negatively Affect Estuarine Health

1/13/07 Ocean and Environmental Leaders Attend Opening of Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center 

1/11/07 Study Shows Pfiesteria Triggered by Multiple Components

1/8/07 Florida Keys Visitor Center Partners Invite Media to Attend Grand Opening Celebration

 

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