Defining abnormal events of oceanographic, biological, and physical properties in the Gulf of Mexico to identify data gaps


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The University of Southern Mississippi

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program

Project Location: Mississippi

Funding Source: Transocean
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Fish / Fish Habitats
Pelagic Zone

Project Description

Bob Arnone and his co-investigators will use archived satellite ocean observations, ocean circulation models, and existing fish and nekton sampling datasets to identify ecologically active regions in the Gulf of Mexico and gaps in current oceanographic data collection.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, NOAA, Mississippi State University


Project ID: 363
Project Name: Defining abnormal events of oceanographic, biological, and physical properties in the Gulf of Mexico to identify data gaps
SourceUID:
Latitude: 30.375425
Longitude: -89.614191
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Hancock
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Fish / Fish Habitats
Targeted Resource(s): Pelagic Zone
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: The University of Southern Mississippi
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Robert Arnone
Point of Contact – Phone: robert.arnone@usm.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 228-688-6268
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, NOAA, Mississippi State University
Link: http://restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov/research/identifying-ecological-hotspots
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 366787
DWH Funder: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 366787
DWH Source: Transocean
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB