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Geodetic Programs Needs of Louisiana and Wisconsin

By: Donald L. Evans

.... NSRS provides accurate knowledge of the size, shape, and position of our environment, as seen daily in the construction and safety of roads and buil... ... by car, ship or plane, as well as in the monitoring and protecting of our environment. Height modernization includes a series of activities designed ... ...anaged and monitored federal/state geodetic control network to protect the environment, ensure safety of its citizens, and enhance prosperity within t...

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Accepted in Journal of Geophysical Research, 2000 Global Seasonal Climatologies of Ocean Chlorophyll : Blending in Situ and Satellite Data for the Czcs Era

By: Watson W. Gregg

...ata. Acknowledgements. We thank Richard Reynolds (NOAA/National Center for Environmental Prediction) for reviewing the manuscript and providing signif... ...itsland, N.A (eds.): Proceedings of the Pro Mare Symposium on Polar Marine Ecology, pp. 147-162, Trondheim, 1990. Monger, B., C. McClain, and R. Murtu...

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Working Draft for Public Comment

By: R. Thomas R. Kitsos

...mplement adequate ongoing, long term monitoring of the coastal and marine environments and the upland ecosystems to allow sustainable management of ... ...wardship regulations? a. How is enforcement of fishery and other marine environmental statutes and regulations currently conducted? b. How effec... ...ether to enforce stewardship rules within the nation’s coastal and marine environments? d. Will the increased emphasis on security concerns followin... ...lines around the globe? b. Do we understand the impacts of shifts in the ecology of these marine systems? c. Are other sensitive marine communities... ...an “end-to-end” process accounting for operational requirements, applied R&D, ocean data collection and assimilation, prediction, and application to... ...ization process (if any) should take place to determine the allocation of R&D, procurement, and operational monies in support of operational oceanogr...

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Basis of Comparison Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River System

By: Deborah H. Lee

...N GREAT LAKES-ST. LAWRENCE RIVER SYSTEM Deborah H. Lee, Editor Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan April 1993 UNITED STA... ...ION John A. Knauss Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere/Administrator Environmental Research Laboratories Joseph 0. Fletcher Director NOTICE Men... ...mmercial company or product does not constitute an endorsement by the NOAA Environmental Research Laboratories. Use of information from this publicati... ...ls and Flows - CHARTS 11 Lake Superior Basis of Comparison, 1900-l 930 0 Y&W l- . -BocLelmls ----- Master Gage 1 I I Lake Superior Basis of Compariso... ....” . . . . . . . . . . . . . T’ 960 ’ ’ ’ ’ 196~““““’ “““” 1970 1974 1960 l&i 1 1 Year I-” BocLevds ----- Ma&Gage 1 12 Lake Superior Basis of Compari... .... . ...” . . . . . . . Y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 r)sod ' ' 'l&g ' ' 'IdId ' ' 'Id& ' ' ‘&d ’ ’ ‘1925 1 ’ ‘1930 Year Lake Michigan-Huron ...

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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

...S Karl Schneider, Raymond A. Assel, and Thomas E. Croley NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Great Lakes Environm... ...mmercial company or product does not constitute an endorsement by the NOAA Environmental Research Laboratories. Use of information from this publicati... ...was derived from remotely sensed data acquired by the Canadian Atmospheric Environment Service (AES) and by NOAA. Normal ice cover maps, from the NOAA... ...(500),Summand,Factor c n=NrOfPrftmpData read (inputunifreqxftmprec) day,mon&year,time,(prfbp(i),i=l,n) c factor and summand are defined in file header...

...ual cycle. The daily normal surface temperature of each of the Great Lakes was derived from remotely sensed data acquired by the Canadian Atmospheric Environment Service (AES) and by NOAA. Normal ice cover maps, from the NOAA Great Lakes Ice Atlas, were interpolated to yield daily patterns and converted to a Mercator projection with a 2.5 km grid resolution used for the sa...

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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

...-12,1993 Dale Y. Dong Alan W. Bratkovich Scott P. Dinnel L f I Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory \ Ann Arbor, Michigan June 1994 UNITED ST... ...es Baker Secretary Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere/Administrator EnvironmentalResearch Laboratories Alan R. Thomas Director NOTICE Mention ... ...mmercial company or product does not constitute an endorsement by the NOAA Environmental Research Laboratories. Use of information from this publicati...

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The Stratton Roundtable

By: Robert W. Knecht

... † The Origins of the Stratton Commission 9 John A. Knauss Chair, Panel on Environmental Monitoring and on Management and Development of the Coastal... ...ary Hope Katsouros H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment † The Stratton Commission and Future Development 41 of US Man... ...harles A. Bookman John H. Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment † The “Ocean Community” Then and Now 53 Jack Botzum Nautilus P... ...on Vice Chairman: Richard A. Geyer Head Department of Oceanography Texas A&M University David A. Adams Commissioner of Fisheries NC Department of Co...

...ground on the Stratton Commission 3 Rosemarie Hinkel University of Delaware ý The Origins of the Stratton Commission 9 John A. Knauss Chair, Panel on Environmental Monitoring and on Management and Development of the Coastal Zone, Stratton Comission, and former NOAA Administrator ý Creating the Stratton Commsission - A Reprise 13 Edward Wenk, Jr. Director, Marine Sciences C...

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A Monitoring Framework for the National Marine Sanctuary System

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...ions are posed, specialists identify priority threats and the most likely environmental responses to those threats. The outcome of this phase is a “... ...ng and information management will allow regional and national reports on environmental conditions at larger scales. Feedback at every scale can the... ...protection is the primary goal of the program, multiple use of the marine environment is allowed as long as it is compatible with this goal. Sanct...

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Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

... in favour of the organization of the Meeting, emphasized the economic and environmenta l importance of oceanographic, biological and chemical da ta c... ...lfried Horn Mr. Adrian Mallia Bundesamt für Seeschiffahrt und Hydrographie Environmental Management Unit Deutsches Ozeanographisches Datenzentrum Plan... ...44&amp;amp;gt; (1752) 63 31 02 E-mail: pcre@wpo.nerc.ac.uk Mr. Jouko Rissanen Finnish Environment Institute P.O. Box 140 FIN-00251 Helsinki FINLAND Tel: <358&amp;amp;gt; (0... ... E-mail: jouko.rissanen@vyh.fi Dr. Jury A. Rudjakov Laboratory of Plankton Ecology & Distribution P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology Russian Academ... ...hnikov Russian Federation Research Institute of Fish & Ocean Chief, Marine Ecology Laboratory 17 V. Krasnoselskaya Moscow 107140 RUSSIAN FEDERATION Te...

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

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...t of the preparation for UNCED, including assessments of the state of the environment, the SWCC, the IPCC activities and negotiations for the FCCC h... ... Dr. G. Boehlert, F. Schwing and R. Parrish – NOAA/NMFS Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory, USA. “Impacts of Environmental Variability on Ma... ...ility to fishermen. On intermediate time scales (interannual to El Niño), environmental variability may cause changes in geographic distribution pat... ...ms is to switch from the classical empirical approach to Virtual Plankton Ecology, in which the data to be used to address the goals of biological oc... ...bout ten thousand lines of C code. A CASE tool was developed, the "Virtual Ecology Workbench," to automate the creation and analysis of VPEs. In o... ...der to address the problems of biological oceanography by virtual plankton ecology there is a need for observations of the natural ecosystem for two ...

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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

... Francis Kerckof 4 , Jeff Goddard 4 , Esther Collinetti 1 1. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center 2. National Estuarine Research Reser... ...to south). 126 4 Summary Nonindigenous species have caused substantial environmental and economic damage to coastal areas. Moreover, the ... ...atterns of coastal invasions. This collaborative project, between the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the National Estuarine Research Rese... ...s and macroalgae in Padilla Bay, Washington, 1989. Washington State Department of Ecology, Mount Vernon, Washington. 35 pp. Padilla Bay National Est... ...monitoring estuarine and coastal vegetation cover. Washington State Department of Ecology, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mount Ve... ...molluscs: a reveiw, with emphasis on the bivalves. Washington State Department of Ecology, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mount Ver... ... Australian Spotted Jellyfish & polyp ? Invertebrate Chordata (Urochordata) Poly&amp;rocarpa zorritensis colonial tunicate ? Invertebrate Chordata (Ur... ...) http://www.mbnms- simon.org/sections/ rockyShores/project_info. php?pid=100184&amp;sec=rs Present Lonhart, collaborating with Moss Landing Marine...

...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 mi...

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Table of Contents

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...................................................................... 29 O&amp;M Funding Requirements....................................................... ...e required over this period to provide for the operation and maintenance (O&amp;M) of these vessels (see Figure 3). O&amp;M is expected to range from approxi... ...ed this spring. Upper and lower estimates are shown for both capital and O&amp;M costs, because of variability associated with types of vessels within ea... ...g managed; • monitoring key activities and resources to understand how the environment is responding to changing human uses and environmental conditio... ...ective presence in, their site areas. However, unlike the relatively safe environment of land-based vehicles, the marine environment is a very challe... ...g and vessels may be subject to equipment failures within such challenging environmental conditions. NOAA has stringent standards for vessels working ...

.......................................... 29 Capital Funding Requirements.......................................................................... 29 O&M Funding Requirements............................................................................. 29 Mooring and Facilities Requirements................................................................ 30 Personnel Consider...

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Office of Coast Survey Hydrographic Surveys Divisions

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...r. Covers Chesapeake Bay only. 14 California Wreck List. Larry J. Pierson, Environmental Research Archaeologists, Los Angeles, CA. 15 Impact of Oil ... ...ern Hemisphere. Robert F. Marx, D. McKay and Company, 1975. *116 Coastal Environment of New England, The. Robert H. Meade, New England River Basi... ...Bottom Fishing Obstructions, Texas, Louisiana and Gulf. G. L. Graham, Texas A&amp;M University. Sea Grant Publication TAMU-SG-76-506, Updated Version TAM... ... Dive Center (Gulf Shores, AL) PMC-Pacific Marine Center PMEL-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory PR-Preprocessing Report PROJ-Project PSR-Presurv... ...awler UP-Updated USACE-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USCG-U.S. Coast Guard USC&amp;GS-U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey USCGAUX-U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary USG...

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User's Guide for Electronic Levels

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

...New Jersey would be designated as "853 1234 A". An example of an older USC&amp;GS survey point designation for NOS bench mark NO 1 1974 at tide station 8... ..., etc.. When bringing the level out into a significantly different thermal environment, allow at least a half-hour for adjustment to ambient temperatu... ... If the instrument was recently brought out from a much different thermal environment, give it additional time to adjust to the ambient temperature. ... ... following SET VERTPGM statement to the end of the AUTOEXEC.BAT file. The environment variable statement should be located immediately after the pat...

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Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

By: Stephen R. Gittings

...y Pattengill-Semmens 1 , Stephen R. Gittings 2 , and Thomas Shyka 2 1 Reef Environmental Education Foundation and NOAA/National Marine Sanctuary Progr... ...ruise in August 1999 that was jointly sponsored by the FGBNMS and the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF). A total of 25 coral transects, ... ...essment (AGRRA) expedition to the FGB was coordinated by NOAA and the Reef Environmental Education 2 Foundation (REEF). This expedition was conducte... ...f fish assemblages in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis, Texas A&amp;M University, College Station, TX, 184 p. Dennis, G D, T J Bright (1988) ... ...Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&amp;M University, College Station, TX. 176 p. 7 Pattengill-Semmens, C V (19... ...project was made possible by the AGRRA research team- S. Bernhardt (Texas A&amp;M University), K. Deaver (REEF), S. Gittings (NOAA), D. Mizell (REEF), C. ...

...sment (AGRRA) protocol. The AGRRA survey was conducted during a week-long cruise in August 1999 that was jointly sponsored by the FGBNMS and the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF). A total of 25 coral transects, 132 algal quadrates, 24 fish transect, and 26 Roving Diver (REEF) surveys were conducted. These surveys revealed reefs with high coral cover, dominated...

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

By: C, Edward Bowlby

................................................................18 Intertidal Ecology - Bob Paine........................................................... ...; 5) Trawl surveys and habitat types; 6) Geological surveys; 7) Intertidal ecology; 8) Sea otter and subtidal surveys; 9) Pinniped population trends; ... ...arch plan (participants were referred to the research section of the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Management Plan for OCNMS [NOAA 1993]) • Bui... ... exciting. Within the White House Science Office and its Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources (CENR), there was growing support for a m... ...tal Ocean Science (NCCOS), would be modeled after the National Centers for Environmental Predictions, an organization of the National Weather Service.... ...would be administered through the Science Office. Coastal Ocean Program s Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB) got a boost in 19...

... ...................14 Geological Surveys - Pat McCrory ................................................................................18 Intertidal Ecology - Bob Paine.......................................................................................20 Sea Otter and Subtidal Surveys - Pat Iampietro .............................................................23 Pinni...

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

By: George A. Leshkevich

...ING LANDSAT 1 DIGITAL DATA - A CASE STUDY George A. Leshkevich Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan January 1981 UNITED S... ...MINISTRATION Philip M. Klutznick, Sacratary Richard A Frank, Administrator Environmental Research Laboratofks Joseph 0. Fletcher, Acting Director NOT... ... Research Laboratofks Joseph 0. Fletcher, Acting Director NOTICE The NOAA Environmental Research Laboratories do not approve, recommend, or endorse a... ...se) *Snow-Covered Land 6 I.. T 30 cform direction i 20 2%) Transform 30 di&amp;iO” Figure 3.--Transformed IXPiabte8 (1 and 2) for snow-covered tand (grou...

...ICE COVER USING LANDSAT. Northern Green Bay ice cover on February 13, 1975, was analyzed using LANDSAT digital data on the computer facilities at the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan. 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 ba...

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

By: Aymond A. Assel

...nd A. Assel Cynthia E. Sellinger Don E. Meyer Raymond N. Kelly Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory Ann Arbor, Michigan February 1995 UNITED ... ...atory Ann Arbor, Michigan February 1995 UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND Environmental Research DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION La... ...mmercial company or product does not constitute an endorsement by the NOAA Environmental Research Laboratories. Use of information from this publicati... ...WILLOWGHBY EAST LAKE 646 1948-1976 339197 39.367 -81.317 WILLOW ISLAND LOCK&amp;DAN 628 1987-1990 339211 40.150 -81.850 WILLS CREEK LAKE 788 1949-1987 339...

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National Coastal Program Dredging Policies

By: Jennifer L. Lukens

...er, as costs decrease with larger vessel capacity, there still remains the environmental impacts/costs of dredging, the costs associated with where to... ...Wildlife Service, NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service, ACE and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss specific dredging projects... ...mit application needs of the NY Department of State, ACE, NY Department of Environmental Conservation, State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic... ...state and the use of the land with the need to protect the environment and ecology for the people of the state. Habitat, Sediment, & Water Quality. Co... ...Georgia Dredging Contact Information: Stuart Stevens, Chief Email: stuart@ecology.dnr.state.ga.us Kelie Matrangos Email: kelie@ecology.dnr.state.ga.... ... Resources, Chapter 7 Coastal Management. Http://dcm2/enr.state.nc.us/Rules&amp;Permits/Rules/_rules/TOC.htm 7/9/99. 5. Steve Benton, North Carolina Divi... ...vironmental Protection Agency, and the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology and Department of Natural Resources. The removal-fill rules do dict...

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United States Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

By: Conrad C. Lautenbacher

...Support the Nation’s Commerce with Information for Safe, Efficient, and Environmentally Sound Transportation 10 Provide Critical Support for... ...TES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WASHINGTON, D.C. N OAA’s responsibilities for the environment, ecosystems, safety, and commerce of this Nation span oceanic... ...nducts atmospheric, climate, and ecosystems research, promotes efficient and environmentally safe commerce and transportation, supports emergency resp... ... external partners contribute world- class expertise in oceanography, marine ecology, marine archeology, fisheries management, conservation biology, n...

...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 clima...

... Plan and Respond 6 Serve Society?s Needs for Weather and Water Information 8 Support the Nation?s Commerce with Information for Safe, Efficient, and Environmentally Sound Transportation 10 Provide Critical Support for NOAA?s Mission 12 Crosscutting Priorities 14 Implementation 17 Appendix A: Performance Management in NOAA 18 Appendix B: NOAA Program Structure 19 Appendix ...

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Draft Table of Contents

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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