The Gulf of Mexico deep end is out of sight, but not out of mind

When thinking about the Gulf of Mexico, coastal resources tend to come to mind: oysters, beaches, wetlands. However, there is a whole other set of resources and ecosystem services offshore in the open ocean that make the Gulf of Mexico such a dynamic and productive ecosystem. With support from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program, Tracey … Continue reading

Submit Abstracts by Aug 4 for AGU Session on Natural Resource Management in the Gulf

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program and Gulf of Mexico Alliance are co-hosting a session at the AGU Fall meeting focused on Natural Resource Management needs for a changing Gulf of Mexico. The AGU Fall Meeting unites more than 25,000 attendees from over 100 countries in the Earth and space sciences community to share their work and … Continue reading

RESCHEDULED: Webinar on Building Partnerships for Actionable Science

RESCHEDULED: On Wednesday, June 30, the Science Program will host the second webinar in our ‘How to Co-Produce’ webinar series that explores how to advance partnerships among researchers and resource managers through the use of co-production practices. This second webinar will focus on the important practice of building interdisciplinary relationships and the rewards that can … Continue reading

Who is eating whom in natural and created marshes?

Mississippi River diversions and the construction of tidal marshes are key components of the Louisiana Coastal Master Plan, but there is uncertainty about exactly how the management decision to divert water out of the river and into nearby marshes will affect the ecology and functionality of those marshes. With support from the NOAA RESTORE Science … Continue reading

Gulf Science and Restoration Programs Update Three Year Funding Calendar for 2021-23

The science and restoration programs working in the Gulf of Mexico understand the need for stakeholders to remain informed of future funding opportunities.  To this end, they have collectively updated a three year calendar consolidating currently planned funding opportunities. This calendar will enable stakeholders to remain informed about opportunities and assist grant applicants in planning … Continue reading

Job Opportunity – Communications and Engagement Position Supporting the NOAA RESTORE Science Program

Through an existing services contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, CSS is hiring a communications and engagement specialist to support the NOAA RESTORE Science Program. This new position will help the Science Program stay connected and communicate with resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders in the Gulf of Mexico region.  This position has … Continue reading

Full Proposals Due Dec. 15 for Competition on Planning Actionable Science

Full proposals to the NOAA RESTORE Science Program’s current competition on planning for actionable science are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 15, 2020, which is in less than four weeks.   Project teams are advised to submit full proposals via Grants.gov well in advance of the deadline as a precaution against unanticipated … Continue reading

Announcing the Gulf of Mexico Conference 2021

Please mark your calendars for The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) “preview” on April 14th, 2021! GoMCon combines the annual Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting, the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science (GoMOSES) Conference, and the triannual State of the Gulf Summit. The virtual GoMCon preview emphasizes the intersection … Continue reading