Scientists awarded grants to study Santa Barbara coastal ecosystem vulnerability 4 February 2014

Scientists awarded grants to study Santa Barbara coastal ecosystem vulnerability

Researchers from California's leading climatological and ecological programs received two grants totaling more than $278,000 from CPO's Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications (COCA) program and NOAA Sea Grant to conduct a coastal ecosystem vulnerability assessment in the Santa Barbara area, California Sea Grant announced Tuesday, Feb. 4. 

COCA funds Climate Field Notes report 24 September 2013

COCA funds Climate Field Notes report

With funding from CPO's Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications (COCA) program, Oregon Sea Grant has released Climate Field Notes, a report providing insights on climate change from the NOAA Sea Grant Network project.

NOAA-funded report highlights threat of climate change to estuaries 6 August 2013

NOAA-funded report highlights threat of climate change to estuaries

The nation’s 28 National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR) are experiencing the negative effects of human and climate-related stressors, according to a new research report funded by NOAA’s Climate Program Office from the National Ocean Service.

Acting NOAA Administrator mentions CPO-supported project in keynote address 11 June 2013

Acting NOAA Administrator mentions CPO-supported project in keynote address

 Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan delivered the Welcome and Opening Keynote Address at Capitol Hill Oceans Week on June 4 in Washington, D.C. One of the projects Dr. Sullivan mentioned in her remarks was the Marine InVest tool. NOAA CPO's Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications program is currently supporting a project involving the marine InVEST tool in Galveston Bay, Tx.

New Assessment on Climate Change & the Olympic Coast Sanctuary 15 April 2013

New Assessment on Climate Change & the Olympic Coast Sanctuary

A new assessment report interprets potential futures regarding climate change and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The report is now available online. 
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