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2008: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November|

 


 

November

11/21/08 New Study Details Ocean Acidification in the Caribbean

11/20/08 NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary to Hold Meetings Seeking Public Input on Management Plan and Regulations

11/20/08 NOAA Releases Plans for Managing and Protecting Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries

11/19/08 Commerce and Interior Departments Announce Launch of National System of Marine Protected Areas

11/13/08 NOAA Report Shows Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in Good Condition but Facing Emerging Threats

11/09/08 Commerce and Interior Departments Announce Launch of National System of Marine Protected Areas

11/04/08 Volunteers Monitor Contaminants in Season’s “First Flush” of Storm Water Runoff into NOAA’S Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

October

10/14/08 NOAA Ocean Temperature Forecast Helps Recreational Tuna Fishers Find Catch, Conserve Fuel

10/09/08 NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

10/09/08 NOAA Coral Bleaching Monitoring Network Now Global

10/08/08 NOAA Expands International Reference Network Adding 43 GPS Stations

10/07/08 NOAA'S Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to Hold Statewide Boater Workshops

 


 

September

9/30/08 NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council Position

9/30/08 NOAA’S Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

9/30/08 Federal partners Announce Series of Open Houses on Potential Marine Conservation Areas

9/25/08 NOAA and Nauticus Deploy "Smart Buoy” In the Elizabeth River near Norfolk, Va.Buoy Monitors Key Aspects of Bay Health

9/25/08 NOAA’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

9/25/08 NOAA’S Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

9/22/08 Federal Agencies Map Plans to Address Marine Debris

9/15/08 NOAA Report Says Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary In "Fair-to-Good" Condition, But Facing Emerging Threats

9/08/08 NOAA Historical Hurricane Tracks Web Site Helps Users Prepare for Big Storms

9/04/08 NOAA Awards San Francisco Bay Area Environmental Education Grants

9/03/08 Effects of Microplastics on Marine Environment Focus of International Workshop at UW Tacoma

9/03/08 NOAA Awards Santa Barbara Area Environmental Education Grants

9/02/08 NOAA Responding Quickly to Gustav

9/02/08 NOAA Awards Monterey Bay Area Environmental Education Grants

 


 

August

8/22/08 NOAA Installs New Storm Tide Stations in the Gulf of Mexico “NOAA Sentinels” designed to withstand Category 4 hurricanes

8/20/08 NOAA Report Shows Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary In Fair Condition, Facing Emerging Threats

8/19/08 NOAA Announces New Southeast Marine Weather Web Site

8/15/08 NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council Seats

8/15/08 NOAA Maritime Archaeologists Discover Shipwreck of British Whaling Ship Gledstanes that Sank off Kure Atoll in 1837

8/11/08 Maritime Heritage Expedition Underway at Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

8/04/08 Interagency Report Aims to Reduce Impacts of Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms

July

7/31/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in Southern California

7/30/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Marine Observing in the Great Lakes

June

6/27/08 New High-Tech Research Ship to Serve NOAA’s Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary

6/26/08 New Interactive Touch-Screen Kiosks Offer In-depth Look at NOAA’s Channel Islands Sanctuary

6/23/08 New NOAA Ocean Observing System in Gulfport Supports Safe, Efficient Navigation

6/17/08 Rapid Response to Coastal Ports a Key Hurricane Season Goal of NOAA’s Navigation Response Teams

6/17/08 NOAA’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

6/17/08 NOAA’s Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

6/13/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in the Southeast

6/10/08 NOAA Launches Online Inventory of Marine Protected Areas

6/09/08 Domoic Acid From Toxic Algal Blooms May Cause Seizures in California Sea Lions

May

5/30/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in the Caribbean

5/30/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in Central, Northern CA

5/30/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Alaska's Ocean Observing System Regional Association

5/27/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in the Mid-Atlantic Region

5/27/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in the Pacific Northwest

5/27/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing in New England

5/27/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing Efforts in Hawaii and U.S. Pacific Island

5/27/08 NOAA Announces Funding to Support Ocean Observing Along the Gulf Coast

5/22/08 NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones Sanctuary Seeks Public Input on Management and Restoration of Bolinas Lagoon

5/19/08 NOAA Establishes New England Red Tide Site to Aid Public and News Media

5/15/08 New NOAA Ocean Observing System in Pascagoula Aids Mariners; Keeps Shipping Safe

5/14/08 Monitor Sanctuary in Good Health Overall, but Historic Shipwreck Still Faces Threats

5/12/08 NOAA Reports Coastal Waters Show Decline in Contaminants

5/12/08 NOAA Offers Grants for California Schools to Become Ocean Guardians

5/6/08 Draft Management Plan for NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Released for Public Review and Comment


 

April

4/30/08 NOAA Begins Ocean Data Integration Effort

4/22/08 Draft Monument Management Plan Released For Public Review and Comment

4/16/08 NOAA and Partners Offer Unprecedented Online Collection of Scientific Research from Northern California Marine Sanctuaries

4/15/08 International Experts to Meet in Florida Keys to Discuss Climate Change Effects on Coral Reefs

4/4/08 Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Designated a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area

 


 

March

3/29/08 Volunteers Count Whales in NOAA's Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

3/28/08 NOAA Debuts "Nautical Charts" As New Elementary Multimedia Educational Tool

3/28/08 NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

3/28/08 NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Comments on Vessel Sewage Discharge Regulation Proposal

3/21/08 Commerce Department Appoints Members to Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee

3/21/08 Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Considered For World Heritage Site Designation

3/18/08 NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Opens Public Comment Period on Research Area Concept

3/17/08 NOAA Issues New Land-Cover Assessment Showing Increasing U.S. Coastal Development

3/14/08 NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones Sanctuary Celebrates Opening of Redesigned San Francisco Visitor Center

3/12/08 NOAA Encourages Bay Area Boaters to Watch Out for Whales

3/10/08 Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Appoints New Advisory Council Members

3/10/08 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Appoints New Advisory Council Members

3/10/08 NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Recognizes Student Scientist for "Fishy" Science Project

3/6/08 In New Effort, U.S. Army Divers Help NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Remove Marine Debris and Support Fish Research

 


 

February

2/28/08 NOAA's Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary Announces New Diving and Maritime Heritage Representatives to Its Advisory Council

2/28/08 NOAA Helps Nat'l Coral Reef Institute to Grow Coral in Laboratory to Restore Damaged Reefs

2/27/08 Innovative Technology to Bring NOAA Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary to Classrooms Nationwide Mar. 2-7

2/23/08 Volunteers Count Whales in NOAA's Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

2/19/08 NOAA Announces Winners of Coastal and Ocean Management Awards

2/17/08 NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Citizen Stewards for Beach Watch Program

2/11/08 NOAA, California Resources Agency Honored for "Thank You Ocean" Campaign

2/11/08 UNH-NOAA Ocean Mapping Expedition Yields New Insights into Arctic Depths

2/4/08 New Fish Species Discovered in NOAA's Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

2/2/08 NOAA Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Receives Coastal America Partnership Award

 


 

January

1/31/08 NOAA Cautions Public to Avoid Seal Pups on California Beaches

1/22/08 Veteran Marine Safety Expert to Head NOAA Office of Response and Restoration

1/18/08 NOAA Funds $3.8 Million, Five-Year Project to Study, Manage Saginaw Bay Ecosystem

1/17/08 Former Gray's Reef Sanctuary Research Vessel Has Second Life as Home to Sea Creatures

1/16/08 New NOAA Maps Show Big Island Has Most Live Coral of Main Hawaiian Islands

1/14/08 NOAA and Partners Recognize Newest Business to Join Dolphin SMART Program

 

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