Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 

New tool helps oyster growers prepare for changing ocean chemistry

Monica.Allen 0 17847 Article rating: No rating

For Bill Mook, coastal acidification is one thing his oyster hatchery cannot afford to ignore.

He teamed up with fisherman-turned-oceanographer Joe Salisbury of the University of New Hampshire to adapt and install a new tool to help shellfish growers better prepare for ocean acidification.

NOAA and Sea Grant fund $800,000 in research to understand effects of...

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NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) and the Northeast Sea Grant Programs joined together to prioritize and fund new research on how ocean acidification is affecting marine life including lobsters, clams, oysters, mussels and sand lance that are so important to the Northeast region. Funding includes $800,000 in federal funds from the two programs with an additional $400,000 non-federal match.

Scientists deploy autonomous sailing vessels to study whales, fish and...

Unmanned technologies open new frontier in ocean science

Monica.Allen 0 14012 Article rating: No rating

NOAA Research and NOAA Fisheries have teamed up with academic and private sector partners to test innovative technologies that, if successful, will enable researchers to gather information on ocean conditions and marine species in remote areas of the ocean that are costly to reach and difficult to study.  

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