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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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Global Fishing Watch Uses Satellite Technology to Monitor “Dark” Illegal Fishing

Oceans Deeply highlights new technology used by Global Fishing Watch to augment its data on vessels worldwide, which is used to monitor and prevent illegal fishing. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), allows a NOAA satellite to see ships in the dark by its ability to detect navigation lights. Global Fishing Watch may also include radar tools to detect

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