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NOAA and Envera LLC: Exploring Probiotics for Shellfish Aquaculture
Monday, July 27, 2015

NOAA and Envera LLC: Exploring Probiotics for Shellfish Aquaculture

The Milford laboratory seeks to transfer new knowledge and technology directly to the U.S. aquaculture industry through key partnerships and collaborations.  Most recently, the lab has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Envera LLC of West Chester, PA, to evaluate a newly isolated probiotic strain for possible commercial use in oyster hatcheries.
Monday, July 20, 2015

Alaska Sea Grant Delivers Food Business Course in 9 Rural Communities

Alaska Sea Grant and Cooperative Extension delivered training and technical assistance via videoconference to 63 Alaskans interested in food-producing businesses to diversify economies in rural Alaska communities, which resulted in three new businesses.
Monday, July 20, 2015

Connecticut Sea Grant Assistance Contributes to Over 300% Growth in SE Connecticut Aquaculture Industry

Connecticut Sea Grant routinely provides services such as business planning, permitting assistance, and training to prospective shellfish farmers. In the past two years, this assistance has contributed to seven new or prospective businesses in southeastern Connecticut, tripling the size of the aquaculture industry in this sector of the state.
Monday, July 20, 2015

NOAA Sea Grant: Increasing Community Resilience in Louisiana

Louisiana Sea Grant partnerships and education efforts have improved financial awareness in three local governments and trained over 100 facilitators on the Financial Decision Tool. Louisiana Sea Grant participation in the CRS Community User Groups has increased knowledge of available information related to mitigating flood risk and reducing flood insurance premiums for the participating communities, and helped support a cohesive approach to floodplain management in Louisiana with a focus on implementing non-structural projects and programs.
Monday, July 20, 2015

Profitable and Biosecure Rock Scallop Culture Created for the West Coast

California Sea Grant has successfully spawned purple-hinge rock scallop broodstock and reared fertilized eggs through their larval cycle, resulting in the production of scallop seed ready for growout.
Friday, May 29, 2015

NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Increases Yield of Farmed Oysters

Building off the previous year's impact, the West Coast oyster industry implemented a cross breeding program, increasing the yield of farmed Pacific oysters.


NOAA View:  Online Educational Tool
Thursday, May 14, 2015

NOAA View: Online Educational Tool

Center For Satellite Applications and Research

In November 2013, NOAA unveiled "NOAA View," an online educational tool that gives educators and the public interactive access to NOAA environmental data, enabling unique views of the world's oceans, land, atmosphere, cryosphere and climate. 
Continuous Light Absorption Photometer
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Continuous Light Absorption Photometer

Earth System Research Laboratory

NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory successfully transfers its innovative Continuous Light Absorption Photometer to Brechtel Manufacturing, Inc. of Fremont, CA.
NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory is honored with the 2015 FLC Interagency Partnership Award
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory is honored with the 2015 FLC Interagency Partnership Award

The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) awarded their 2015 Technology Transfer Interagency Partnership Award to a group of laboratories, including: the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory for their hard work and dedication in promoting technology transfer.
NOAA's Science on a Sphere Celebrates 10 Years
Friday, December 14, 2012

NOAA's Science on a Sphere Celebrates 10 Years

Technology Transfer Success Story

Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere® as an educational tool to help illustrate Earth System science to people of all ages. Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change, and ocean temperature can be shown on the sphere, which is used to explain what are sometimes complex environmental processes, in a way that is simultaneously intuitive and captivating.
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