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NOAA Partners with Ocean Foundation

NOAA has established a partnership with The Ocean Foundation to cooperate on international and national scientific efforts to advance research, conservation and our understanding of the global ocean. The new agreement highlights several priorities for cooperation, including: understanding climate change and ocean acidification and their effects on oceans and coasts; increasing coastal resilience and strengthening capacity for climate and acidification

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Saildrone to Perform Annual Alaska Pollock Survey Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Saildrone

NOAA Fisheries traditionally uses research vessels and chartered fishing vessels to perform fisheries surveys, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this summer’s ship-based surveys in the region have been canceled. Instead, three Saildrone unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) deployed from Alameda, California, are sailing to the Bering Sea to perform this important task. The Alaska pollock fishery in the eastern Bering

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