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What's New: June 2010

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Deepwater Horizon Incident Natural Resource Damage Assessment

NOAA's Damage Assessment Remediation and Restoration Program continues to coordinate data collection efforts with natural resource trustees in five states (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Texas), the Department of Interior (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management), and BP (the Responsible Party). More...

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Federal Agencies Introduce Online Mapping Tool to Track Gulf Response

This week, NOAA launched a new public website that delivers near-real-time information about the response to the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill that incorporates data from the various agencies that are working together to tackle the spill. More...


Filleting the Lion

The lionfish, a longstanding showstopper in home aquariums, is a flourishing invasive species in U.S. Southeast and Caribbean coastal waters. NOAA scientists are launching a campaign to help hold their growing numbers at bay. More...

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StormSmart Coasts Tool Bolsters Gulf Readiness for 2010 Hurricane Season

Working closely with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Community Resilience Team, NOAA’s Coastal Storms Program helped develop Web sites for the Gulf States that identify what can be done before, during, and after a storm to enhance community resilience. More...