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Geodetic Programs Needs of Louisiana and Wisconsin

By: Donald L. Evans

...GEODETIC PROGRAMS NEEDS OF LOUISIANA AND WISCONSIN Report to Congress U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Ocean... ... LOUISIANA AND WISCONSIN Report to Congress U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Nati... ...IANA AND WISCONSIN Report to Congress U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Geod... ... WISCONSIN Report to Congress U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Geodetic Sur... ...CONSIN Report to Congress U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Geodetic Survey ... ...t to Congress U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Geodetic Survey August 2001 ... ...nder Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Margaret A. Davidson Acting... ...etary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Margaret A. Davidson Acting Assistan... ...merce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Margaret A. Davidson Acting Assistant Administra...

...This document was prepared in response to the direction contained in House Report 107-139 (to accompany H.R. 2500 - Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, Fiscal Year 2002) that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ?... is directed to work with the states of Louisiana and Wisconsin to asse...

...TS TABLE OF CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i EXECUTIVE SUMMARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii GEODETIC PROGRAM NEEDS OF LOUISIANA AND WISCONSIN . . 1 REQUIREMENT FOR THE REPORT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 LOUISIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Background . . . . . . ...

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Working Draft for Public Comment

By: R. Thomas R. Kitsos

...Working Draft for Public Comment Toward a National Ocean Policy Ocean Policy Topics and Related Issues ... ... Toward a National Ocean Policy Ocean Policy Topics and Related Issues July 16, 2002 The U.S. Commission on... ... 16, 2002 The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, authorized by Congress and appointed by the President, is charged with reviewing the effects of f... ...essionally authorized commission to review and make recommendations for a national ocean policy was established under the Marine Resources and Engine... ...rine pollution in the U.S. (point source, nonpoint source, nutrients, and atmospheric deposition), and what is the estimated contribution of each to... ...s the nature of the problem? e. What is the level of contribution made by atmospheric pollution to marine waters and what are the constituents of gr...

...Purpose: To define a working strategy at the half-way point in the Ocean Commission?s work that will enable the Commission to determine both scope and content of an integrated national ocean policy and to consider policy options to address key issue areas as required by the Oceans Act of 2000. Background: The Commission?s approach has been determined by the following ac...

...c 5: Nonliving Marine Resources....................................................................................18 Topic 6: Research, Exploration, and Monitoring.................................................................19 Topic 7: Education...................................................................................................................22 Topic 8...

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Basis of Comparison Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River System

By: Deborah H. Lee

...93 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Barbara Hackman Franklin Secretary NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION John A. Knauss Under Secret... ... STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Barbara Hackman Franklin Secretary NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION John A. Knauss Under Secretary for O... ...DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Barbara Hackman Franklin Secretary NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION John A. Knauss Under Secretary for Oceans an... ...RTMENT OF COMMERCE Barbara Hackman Franklin Secretary NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION John A. Knauss Under Secretary for Oceans and At... ...MMERCE Barbara Hackman Franklin Secretary NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION John A. Knauss Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere/Adm... ...s for publicity or advertising purposes is not authorized. For sale by the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road Springfield, V... ............................................. 7 3. BASIS OF COMPARISON LEVELS AND FLOWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ...I (1989). National Ocean Service. Great Lakes water levels, 1989. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce, Rockville, ... ...tional Ocean Service. Great Lakes water levels, 1989. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce, Rockville, MD (1989). U...

...Excerpt: BASIS OF COMPARISON GREAT LAKES-ST. LAWRENCE RIVER SYSTEM. A go-year set of lake levels and flows has been developed that reflects a consistent hydraulic regime in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River system. This hydraulic regime is defined by the diversion rates into and out of the system, consumptive use withdr...

...Levels at the Outlet of the St. Lawrence River ...................................................................... 7 3. BASIS OF COMPARISON LEVELS AND FLOWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 3.1 Levels ......................................................

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Normal Water Temperature and Ice Cover of the Laurentian Great Lakes : A Computer Animation, Data Base, And Analysis

By: Karl Schneider

...1 NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-81 NORMAL WATER TEMPERATURE AND ICE COVER OF THE LAURENTIAN GREAT LAKES: A COMPUTER ANIMATION, DATA BAS... ... ICE COVER OF THE LAURENTIAN GREAT LAKES: A COMPUTER ANIMATION, DATA BASE, AND ANALYSIS Karl Schneider, Raymond A. Assel, and Thomas E. Croley NOAA, G... ...atory Ann Arbor, Michigan August 1993 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION U.S.DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ... ... Arbor, Michigan August 1993 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION U.S.DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL ... ...igan August 1993 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION U.S.DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ... ...1993 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION U.S.DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ... ...Great Lakes was derived from remotely sensed data acquired by the Canadian Atmospheric Environment Service (AES) and by NOAA. Normal ice cover maps, f... ...quality controlled, earth located, and atmospherically corrected by NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Informa- tion Service (NESDIS),...

...Excerpt: Normal Water Temperature and Ice Cover Of The Laurentian Great Lakes, A Computer Animation, Data Base, and Analysis Tool. A long-term temperature and ice cover data base was created together with a computer program to display and analyze different as...

.......................................................................................................... 8 2.1.1 The GLERL Ice Concentration Data Base and Climatology.................................................. 8 2.1.2 Derivation of the Normal Daily Ice Charts ............................................................................ 8 2.2 Lake Surface Temperature D...

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Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity (Necop) : Ctd Observations from R/V Longhorn Cruise July 1-12, 1993

By: Dale Y. Dong

...onmental Research Laboratory \ Ann Arbor, Michigan June 1994 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMosf’HERlc ADMINISTRATION Ron... ...Research Laboratory \ Ann Arbor, Michigan June 1994 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMosf’HERlc ADMINISTRATION Ronald H. Br... ... Laboratory \ Ann Arbor, Michigan June 1994 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMosf’HERlc ADMINISTRATION Ronald H. Brown D. J... ...994 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMosf’HERlc ADMINISTRATION Ronald H. Brown D. James Baker Secretary Under Secretary for... ...RATION Ronald H. Brown D. James Baker Secretary Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere/Administrator EnvironmentalResearch Laboratories Alan R. Tho...

...exas R/V LONGHORN surveyed shelf waters of the Gulf of Mexico from Port Aransas, Texas to east of the Mississippi River delta. The study began July 1 and ended July 12, 1993. Using the onboard CTD (conductivity, temperature, and depth) sampling system, vertical water profiles were obtained for temperature, salinity, density, light transmission (beam c), oxygen, and fluores...

...ndix 1: CTD Log ................................................................................................................. 9 Appendix 2: Plots and Tables of CTD Data ................................................................................ 13 FIGURES ~ I Figure 1.--Map of study region showing station locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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The Stratton Roundtable

By: Robert W. Knecht

...Hotel Washington, D.C. Organized by: Center for the Study of Marine Policy National Ocean Service, NOAA Ocean Governance Study Group Lessons from the... ...dy Group Lessons from the 1969 Commission on Marine Science, Engineering, and Resources Proceedings The funding support of the National Ocean Ser... ...nce, Engineering, and Resources Proceedings The funding support of the National Ocean Serivce, NOAA which made this Roundtable possible is gratefu... ...knowledged. Thanks are due also to the Delaware Sea Grant College Program and the Graduate College of Marine Sudies, University of Delaware for their... ...enter for the Study of Marine Policy, the National Ocean Serivce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Ocean Governance Study Group... ...e Study of Marine Policy, the National Ocean Serivce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Ocean Governance Study Group, with fundi... ...arine Policy, the National Ocean Serivce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Ocean Governance Study Group, with funding support f... ...s accomplishments would inform and enrich the present debate, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in partnership with the University ... ...ments would inform and enrich the present debate, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in partnership with the University of Delaware ...

...Background: On May 1, 1998, members and staff of the Stratton Commission, whose work in 1969 led to the founding of NOAA, enactment of the 1972 Coastal Zone Management Act, and other important advances in ocean and coastal management, met with today?s ocean and...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Page ý Executive Summary i ý Roundtable Program v ý Setting the Stage: Then and Now 1 Robert W. Knecht*, Biliana Cicin-Sain* and Nancy Foster** *Professors and Co-Directors, Center for the Study of Marine Policy, University of Delaware **Director, National Ocean Service, NOAA ý Background on the Stra...

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A Monitoring Framework for the National Marine Sanctuary System

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...July 28, 2004 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Nati... ...July 28, 2004 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Mari... ...July 28, 2004 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Marine Sanct... ...July 28, 2004 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Marine Sanctuary... ...July 28, 2004 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service National Marine Sanctuary Program 301... ...y Program 301-713-3125 sanctuaries.noaa.gov A Monitoring Framework for the National Marine Sanctuary System 2 Table of Contents Synopsis ............... ..............................................................16 Partnerships and Coordination ............................................................. ... Introduction The National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS... ...n The National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS) manages ma...

...Synopsis: This document describes a new approach to monitoring for the system of 14 U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries. The primary purpose of System-Wide Monitoring (SWiM) is to ensure the timely flow of data and information to those responsible for managing and protecting resources in the ocean and coastal zone, ...

.................16 Development Workshops ...............................................................................................16 Partnerships and Coordination ......................................................................................17 Oversight and Review .....................................................................................................

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Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...OC-EU-BSH-NOAA-(WDC-A) International Workshop on Oceanographic Biological and Chemical Data Management Hamburg, Germany 20-23 May 1996 UNESCO IOC Wo... ...kshop Report No. 122 TABLE OF CONTENTS SUMMARY REPORT Page 1. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND 1 2. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS 1 3. OBJEC... ...riability in ocean productivity, fluxe s between the ocean and atmosphere, oceanic biod iversity) and better design programmes for pollution monitorin... ... be more narrowly focussed with some specific recommendations” . The Inter national Workshop on Oceanographic Biological and Chemical Data Management ... ... the North Atlantic Ocean is related to ocean variability linked with th e atmospheric forcing known as the North Atlantic Oscillation in sea level pr... ...itor progress. Data must be archived at an authorized world , regional, or national data centre. Distribution of data via the Internet is not equivale... ...urface sea water 2 3. Temperature sea surface 4. Salinity - sea surface 5. Atmospheric pressure 6. Actual equilibrium pressure 7. Measured wind speed ... ...France) MAST Marine Science & Technology NASA National Aeronautics & Space Administration (USA) NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data & Inform... ...al Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service (USA) NOAA National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA NODC National Oceanographic Data ...

...Excerpt: A knowledge of the global distribution of biological and chemical parameters pertinent to the ocean carbon system is critical to understanding the role of the world ocean as part of the earth's climate system. Global Change involves a diverse and complex set of scientific probl...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS SUMMARY REPORT Page 1. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND 1 2. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS 1 3. OBJECTIVES 2 4. ISSUES OF DISCUSSION 4 5. CONCLUSIONS AND CLOSURE 7 ANNEXES I. WORKSHOP PROGRAMME II. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS III. LIST OF VARIABLES IV. QUALI...

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International Global Oceanographic Data Archaeology and Rescue (Godar) Review Conference

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

... International Global Oceanographic Data Archaeology and Rescue (GODAR) Review Conference Silver Spring, Washington MD, USA ... ...nglish only The International Global Oceanographic Data Archaeology and Rescue (GODAR) Review Conference took place in Silver Spring, MD, USA ... ...on the experience gained by the project in past years and on the existing national and international facilities, will help in solving many scientifi... ...ertainties related to studies of the World Ocean. They said that the NOAA Administration, as in the past, will be responsive to the project needs and... ... following the decisions of the Workshop held in September 1990 at the US National Oceanographic Data Centre (NODC), Washington, DC. IOC Workshop ... ... attended the Conference. They came from many different oceanographic and atmospheric disciplines and interest groups. They were from international,... ...ional Climatic Data Center (NCDC), USA;S. Worley - US National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA. “International Cooperation in Building th... ...ctors” The ability to conduct research on the behavior and movements of oceanic animals has been markedly improved by miniaturization of electroni... ...Programme, USA. “NOAA Environmental Data Rescue Program “ The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is responsible for archival, ...

...uly 1999 at 10:00, thanking all participants for their efforts to attend the meeting. Mr. Levitus reminded participants of the history of the project and identified the Conference objectives as follows: Sum up the results of the First Phase of the GODAR project; Identify the need for extending the archaeology and rescue efforts to cover other types of oceanographic data; I...

... 1. OPENING..........................................................................................................................1 1.1 BACKGROUND AND GODAR PROJECT OBJECTIVES ................................... 1 1.2 PROGRAMME...................................................................................................... 2 1.3 WORKING ARRANGEMENTS...................

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Broad-Scale Non-Indigenous Species Monitoring Along the West Coast in National Marine Sanctuaries and National Estuarine Research Reserves

By: Catherine E. Derivera

... Broad-Scale Non-indigenous Species Monitoring along the West Coast in National Marine Sanctuaries and National Estuarine Research Reserve... ...indigenous Species Monitoring along the West Coast in National Marine Sanctuaries and National Estuarine Research Reserves Report to National Fi... ...ational Marine Sanctuaries and National Estuarine Research Reserves Report to National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Catherine E. deRiv... ...niform sampling of coastal NIS 5 Broad-Scale Monitoring for Sessile Invertebrates and Nearshore Crabs and Fish 6 Goals, Broad-Scale Project 6 Met... ...h and Tijuana River and its surrounding bays 117 Appendix F NIS work at US West Coast Reserves and Sanctuaries 121 Appendix OC-A Survey ... ...d research program for invasive species in nine protected coastal areas along the US West Coast from San Diego, CA, to Kachemak Bay, AK. Our research...

...Summary: Nonindigenous species have caused substantial environmental and economic damage to coastal areas. Moreover, the extent and impacts of nonindigenous species are increasing over time. To develop predictive models and to identify which areas should be targeted for impact mitigation or ea...

...Table of Contents Summary 4 Introduction: The need for uniform sampling of coastal NIS 5 Broad-Scale Monitoring for Sessile Invertebrates and Nearshore Crabs and Fish 6 Goals, Broad-Scale Project 6 Methods, Broad-Scale Project 7 Reserves & Sanctuaries 7 Settling Plate Methods 8 Site selection 8 Plate deployment 9 Retrieval, point counts, and vouchers 10 Data an...

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Table of Contents

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...Table of Contents This report presents the capital costs, operation and maintenance costs, mooring facility and personnel needs to meet the exi... ...intenance costs, mooring facility and personnel needs to meet the existing and forecasted on-the-water requirements of the National Marine Sanctuary P... ...needs to meet the existing and forecasted on-the-water requirements of the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Table of Contents ......................... ......................................... 39 2 3 List of Tables Table 1—The National Marine Sanctuary Small Boat Inventory: April 2002...

...Description: This document contains information regarding The National Marine Sanctuary Small Boat Inventory of April 2002, the Summary of Existing Small Boat Usage for All Sites by Season of Circa Fiscal Year 2002, and the Summary of Existing Small Boat Usage for All Sites by Vessel Ty...

...Table of Contents This report presents the capital costs, operation and maintenance costs, mooring facility and personnel needs to meet the existing and forecasted on-the-water requirements of the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Table of Contents ..............................................

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Office of Coast Survey Hydrographic Surveys Divisions

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...UCTION This manual has been compiled to provide users of the Automated Wreck and Obstruction Information System (AWOIS) with instructions for obtainin... ...e system as a basic research tool. EXPLANATION Background In 1981, the National Ocean Service (NOS) implemented the Automated Wreck and Obstruct... ...nd In 1981, the National Ocean Service (NOS) implemented the Automated Wreck and Obstruction Information System (AWOIS) to assist in planning hydrogra... ...ot be a reported or unverified depth. These depths originate primarily from National Ocean Service (NOS) hydrographic surveys. 2. Geographic Position... ...the Life Saving Service, 1876-1914. The National Archives, General Services Administration 30 Annual Reports of the US Coast Guard, 1915-1931. The N... ... National Archives, General Services Administration 30 Annual Reports of the US Coast Guard, 1915-1931. The National Archives, General Services Admin... ...s of the US Coast Guard, 1915-1931. The National Archives, General Services Administration *31 Underwater Site Test Excavations Off Padre Island,... ...ipwrecks, covers annual reports of the U.S. Coast Guard; the Lytle List; US Merchant Marine; Wreck Report of the Great Lakes 1886-1891; wreck in...

...Introduction: This manual has been compiled to provide users of the Automated Wreck and Obstruction Information System (AWOIS) with instructions for obtaining and interpreting data from the system. Background is also available which explains the use of the system as a basic research tool. In 1981, the Nation...

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User's Guide for Electronic Levels

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...USER'S GUIDE FOR ELECTRONIC LEVELS Updated January 2003 Requirements and Development Division Center For Operational Oceanographic Products and ... ...opment Division Center For Operational Oceanographic Products and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration USE... ...tional Oceanographic Products and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration USER'S GUIDE FOR ELECTRONIC LEVELS ... ...ceanographic Products and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration USER'S GUIDE FOR ELECTRONIC LEVELS TABLE OF... ...ographic Products and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration USER'S GUIDE FOR ELECTRONIC LEVELS TABLE OF CON... ...ducts and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration USER'S GUIDE FOR ELECTRONIC LEVELS TABLE OF CONTENTS ... ...rence is made in this document to "Input Formats and Specifications of the National Geodetic Survey Data Base" (NGS Bluebook), September 1994. 1 Stan... ...tional Oceanographic Products and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration User's Guide for Electronic Levels ... ...ographic Products and Services National Ocean Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration User's Guide for Electronic Levels Updated Janu...

...Excerpt: USER'S GUIDE FOR ELECTRONIC LEVELS. This document provides the standards and procedures required to perform vertical control levels with the electronic digital/barcode leveling systems at water level stations. It is intended to supplement the User's Guide for the Installation of Bench Marks and Le...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Page# 1 Standards and field procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1 Use of even number of stations for multiple rods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Dif...

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Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

By: Stephen R. Gittings

...arine Sanctuaries Conservation Series MSD-00-3 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Offi... ...ctuaries Conservation Series MSD-00-3 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Oce... ... Conservation Series MSD-00-3 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Ocean and C... ...servation Series MSD-00-3 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Ocean and Coast... ...ries MSD-00-3 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource ... ...rce Management Marine Sanctuaries Division August 2000 Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary A Rapid Assessment of Coral, Fish, and Algae Usin... ... Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary A Rapid Assessment of Coral, Fish, and Algae Using the AGRRA Protocol About the Marine Sanctuaries Conservati... ...RA Protocol About the Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Sanctuary Division (MSD) ad... ... About the Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Sanctuary Division (MSD) administers th...

...he continental shelf in the northwest Gulf of Mexico. These banks are approximately 175 km southeast of Galveston, Texas at 28 degrees north latitude and support the northernmost coral reefs on the North American continental shelf. The East and West Flower Garden Banks (EFG and WFG) and Stetson Bank, a smaller sandstone bank approximately 110 km offshore, are managed and p...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Table of Contents????????????????????????????????.. i List of Figures and Tables??????????????????.?????.. ii Abstract??????????????????????????????? iii Introduction????????????????????????????? 1 Methods??????????????????????????????.. 2 Results???????????????????????????????. 4 Discussion???...

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Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary : Proceedings of the 1998 Research Workshop, Seattle, Washington

By: C, Edward Bowlby

...rine Sanctuaries Conservation Series MSD-01-04 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Offi... ...tuaries Conservation Series MSD-01-04 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Oce... ...Conservation Series MSD-01-04 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Ocean and C... ...ervation Series MSD-01-04 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Ocean and Coast... ...ies MSD-01-04 U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource ... ...source Management Marine Sanctuaries Division November 2001 Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: Proceedings of the 1998 Research Workshop, Seat... ... Washington About the Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration s Marine Sanctuary Division (MSD) ad... ...ton About the Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration s Marine Sanctuary Division (MSD) administer... ... About the Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration s Marine Sanctuary Division (MSD) administers th...

...Excerpt: National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS or Sanctuary) planned and organized the 1998 Research Workshop as part of its mission to protect and improve understanding of its marine resources through research and education programs. The ...

... Page TABLE OF CONTENTS.............................................................................................................i LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES ...........................................................................................ii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY..........................................................................................................

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Categorization of Northern Green Bay Ice Cover Using Land Sat 1 Digital Data-A Case Study1

By: George A. Leshkevich

...nmental Research Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan January 1981 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AlMOSPHERlC ADMINISTRATION Phil... ...esearch Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan January 1981 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AlMOSPHERlC ADMINISTRATION Philip M. Klu... ...Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan January 1981 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AlMOSPHERlC ADMINISTRATION Philip M. Klutznick, ... ...1981 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AlMOSPHERlC ADMINISTRATION Philip M. Klutznick, Sacratary Richard A Frank, Administrato... ...OF CONTENTS Page Abstract 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. INTRODUCTION DATA SOURCE AND DESCRIPTION OF STUDY AREA 2.1 Data Source 2.2 Description of Study Area... ...igure 9) (Bryan, 1975), be converted to digital counts and, accounting for atmospheric attenuation and Sun azimth and elevation, be used for training ... ...Suits of ERIM. I would like to express apsreciation to R. Schertler of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, for p... ...express apsreciation to R. Schertler of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, for providing the LANDSAT 1 digital ...

...chigan. Training sets, consisting of selected areas in the LANDSAT scene that represent various ice types, were entered based upon the tone, texture, and location of the ice within the bay. The classification algorithm used in the analysis consisted of a modified maximum likelihood procedure using the multivariate Gaussian probability density function. It was found that se...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Abstract 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. INTRODUCTION DATA SOURCE AND DESCRIPTION OF STUDY AREA 2.1 Data Source 2.2 Description of Study Area DATA ANALYSIS 3.1 Equipment 3.2 Approach RESULTS CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS REFERENCES SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 5 8 15 17 17 19...

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Great Lakes States Monthly Precipitation Data-Beginning of Record to 19901

By: Aymond A. Assel

...mental Research Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan February 1995 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND Environmental Research DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMOSPHE... ...search Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan February 1995 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND Environmental Research DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN... ...aboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan February 1995 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND Environmental Research DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATIO... ... STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND Environmental Research DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION Laboratories Ronald H. Brown D. James Baker Jame... ...ONAL OCEANIC AND Environmental Research DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION Laboratories Ronald H. Brown D. James Baker James L. Rasmuss... ...mes Baker James L. Rasmussen Secretary Under Secretary for Oceans Director and Atmosphere/Administrator NOTICE Mention of a commercial company or pro... ...ly station precipitation data from 1948 to 1990 that was obtained from the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) in Asheville, North Carolina. The total... ...abstracted and digitized from NCDC state Summary of Station History forms (US Department of Commerce, 1956). The NCDC and state climatologists from se... ... -87.467 PRINCETON POWER COMPANY -999 1948-1949 206791 46.383 -84.750 RACO US FOREST 750 1948-1953 206922 43.875 -85.512 REED CITY, OSCEOLA CO. 1033 1...

......................................................................................................................................2... 2.1 Equipment and Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.2 Da...

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National Coastal Program Dredging Policies

By: Jennifer L. Lukens

...ns Coastal Programs Division Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management National Ocean Service National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration U.S. D... ...ice of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management National Ocean Service National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department Of Commerce FORWARD I... ...an & Coastal Resource Management National Ocean Service National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department Of Commerce FORWARD In 1972, Co... ... Resource Management National Ocean Service National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department Of Commerce FORWARD In 1972, Congress enact... ...ss increasing stresses on the nation’s coastal areas. Administered by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Servic... ...sing stresses on the nation’s coastal areas. Administered by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), ... ...ses on the nation’s coastal areas. Administered by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of ... ...heric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM), the CZMA created a partnership of f... ...stal Resource Management (OCRM), the CZMA created a partnership of federal and state governments to reduce conflicts over land and water uses in the c...

...Purpose: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM), is responsible for providing policy analysis and technical assistance to state coas...

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United States Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

By: Conrad C. Lautenbacher

... UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION New Priorities for the 21... ... UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION New Priorities for the 21 st Cent... ... UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION New Priorities for the 21 st Century NOAA... ... UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION New Priorities for the 21 st Century NOAA STR... ... UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION New Priorities for the 21 st Century NOAA STRATEGIC PLAN ... ...es of this report may be obtained by contacting: U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Program Plannin... ...s report may be obtained by contacting: U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Program Planning and Int... ... may be obtained by contacting: U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Program Planning and Integration... ... be obtained by contacting: U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Program Planning and Integration NOA...

...Excerpt: NOAA?s responsibilities for the environment, ecosystems, safety, and commerce of this Nation span oceanic, coastal, and atmospheric domains. Every day, the work we do touches the life of America and much of the world. NOAA provides weather, water, and climate services, manages and protects...

...m the NOAA Administrator 1 New Priorities for the 21st Century: NOAA Strategic Plan FY 2005 ? FY 2010 2 Introduction 3 NOAA Goals 3 Protect, Restore, and Manage the Use of Coastal and Ocean Resources Through an Ecosystem Approach to Management 4 Understand Climate Variability and Change to Enhance Society?s Ability to Plan and Respond 6 Serve Society?s Needs for Weather an...

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Draft Table of Contents

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

... 2003 Draft Table of Contents 2 1/24/03 Chapter Headings I. Our Oceans: A National Asset II. Enhancing Ocean Value and Vitality III. Improving Ocean... ...hapter Headings I. Our Oceans: A National Asset II. Enhancing Ocean Value and Vitality III. Improving Ocean Health IV. Advancing Our Understanding of... ... IV. Advancing Our Understanding of the Ocean V. Promoting Ocean Awareness and A Stewardship Ethic VI. Tying It All Together VII. Sustaining A Nation... ...eness and A Stewardship Ethic VI. Tying It All Together VII. Sustaining A National Ocean Policy: The Future Draft Table of Contents 3 1/24/03 Chap...

...Description: This document contains information regarding topics such as the state of the oceans, challenges and opportunities, and goals of a national ocean policy....

...Table of Contents January 24, 2003 Chapter Headings I. Our Oceans: A National Asset II. Enhancing Ocean Value and Vitality III. Improving Ocean Health IV. Advancing Our Understanding of the Ocean V. Promoting Ocean Awareness and A Stewardship Ethic VI. Tying It All Together VII. Sustaining A N...

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