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2020 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Opportunities Now Open

NMFS Sea Grant PhD fellowships

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places Ph.D. students studying in one of two priority areas in three-year, research-based fellowships. The program is designed to fulfill workforce development needs identified by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and since 1990 has provided opportunities for 126 Ph.D. students.   Announcements for

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No More MPA Federal Advisory Committee

whale

As of September 30, 2019, the U.S. Marine Protected Areas (MPA) Federal Advisory Committee has been discontinued. The committee was set up to advise NOAA and the Department of the Interior on ways to strengthen the nation’s system of MPAs (see Committee charter). It included representatives of diverse stakeholder groups, including scientists, academia, commercial fishermen, anglers, divers, state and tribal

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Tracking Microplastics Along Cape Cod

Bourne Tidal Test Site

The Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) assisted with installing a groundbreaking microplastics (MPs) and harmful algal bloom (HAB) sensor called HABStats to track MPs and HABs through the Cape Cod Canal and onward into Buzzards Bay that may have originated in the region around the Deer Island Treatment Plant in Boston. As part of a NOAA Phase II SBIR contract, Dr. Scott

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Contract for NOAA Mussel Watch Program

mussel monitoring crew

TDI-Brooks and laboratory affiliate B&B Laboratories have been awarded a $9 million, five-year GSA contract for analytical chemistry services. The award has a performance period from September 2019 to September 2020, with a four-year extension thereafter in support of NOAA, National Ocean Service (NOS) and National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS). The project builds on three previous five-year projects for the NOAA

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