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UK Marine Planning Surveys

MMO Marine Plans UK

On October 15, 2020, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) launched the latest annual monitoring surveys for the South Marine Plans, as well as the baseline monitoring surveys for the North East, North West, South East and South West Draft Marine Plans, providing an opportunity for stakeholders to give feedback on Marine Plan application and effectiveness. The Monitoring Surveys are open

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New Guidebook Helps Urban Communities Install Low-Cost Sensors to Reduce Flood Risks

Flood monitoring

Floods are costly and dangerous events that impact communities across the U.S. every year. NOAA predicted above-normal activity for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, running from June 1 through November 30. The month of August saw the unusual event of two weather systems coinciding in the Gulf of Mexico, with Marco weakening into a tropical depression just before making landfall

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Ocean Aero’s Triton to Collect Samples for HAB Monitoring

Ocean Aero

As part of the NOAA-led Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Ocean Technology Transition (OTT) program, the University of Washington, Oregon State University, Ocean Aero, the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS), and NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center partners will receive $1 million in funding over the next three years to enhance and deploy Ocean Aero’s Triton-class autonomous vehicle

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Fast-Moving Undersea Waterfalls Control Submarine Channels

NOC waterfalls submarine channels

New research led by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has discovered how fast-moving waterfalls under the sea control the shape and behavior of submarine channels. These underwater channels are the offshore equivalents of rivers, but can be much larger. Submarine channels can extend for tens to thousands of kilometers offshore, providing an important conduit for the transfer of sediment,

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