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Oceans, Coasts & Great Lakes

Technology that is related to Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes.

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NOAA and the University of Rhode Island Sign Agreement to Explore Effects of Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the University of Rhode Island have signed a 5-year formal partnership agreement to research how offshore wind energy development will affect marine ecosystems and the people who live near, or work on, the ocean. Read the full announcement. A small fishing vessel near wind turbines. Credit: Bob Brewer on Unsplash

DEMO DAY 2023 with NOAA logo

NOAA SBIR will host Technology Showcase on May 31 – June 1

The NOAA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program hosted a NOAA SBIR Demo Day on May 31 – June 1, 2023, in Washington D.C. Attendees learned about the technologies that NOAA-funded companies are currently developing to solve problems related to changing climate, weather, ocean health, and coastal resilience.

Research instruments ready for deployment on the back of a ship

NCEI and WHOI Begin Research Collaboration

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have established a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to share high-quality oceanic data collected from the National Science Foundation-funded Ocean Observatories Initiative’s instrument arrays. The goal of the partnership is to archive and deliver the initiative’s data for continued research on ocean processes.