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Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities Open Ocean Restoration Planning

Implementing Organization

US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), US Department of the Interior (DOI)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$125,805

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA

Details

Project Category

Other

Project Actions

Planning

Targeted Resources

Benthic Zone/Sea Floor

Project Description

This project will conduct restoration planning for the Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities Restoration Type in the Open Ocean Restoration Area. Planning activities may include restoration project screening, developing alternatives, developing project concepts prior to inclusion in a restoration plan, and developing engagement strategies for restoration of mesophotic and deep benthic communities in the Open Ocean Restoration Area.

Contact

Stephen Heverly
(301) 427-8626
stephen.heverly@noaa.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and the status of projects, see https://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/

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