A four-member team of external auditors is already at work carrying out NOAA's Observer Safety Program Review as part of our ongoing efforts to assess and evaluate procedures for keeping U.S. fisheries observers and at-sea monitors safe.
Fall at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center means researchers are sifting through all the data they collected over the summer months in the field. For the Steller sea lion team that means reviewing hundreds of thousands of photos.
Since July, satellite tags have been collecting data about fur seal foraging behavior while autonomous Saildrones collect data on fur seal prey. Now it’s time to recover that data—and that requires a down to earth approach.
Students from McKinley Technology Middle School in Washington, D.C. who participate in the NOAA Enrichment in Marine Sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program have unique opportunities to learn about aquatic science in their own backyard.
Last week dignitaries from around the world traveled to Washington, DC, for the Our Ocean Conference to discuss global stewardship of ocean and marine resources; this story highlights the significance of global relationships.
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Notice of Availability of a "Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (DPEA) for Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Conducted and Funded by the National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center."