Coelopluerus sp., urchin collected with the Jason II remotely operated vehicle on NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown. Image courtesy of Liz Baird, Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.

Atlantic Canyons Team: BOEM, NOAA, USGS, and 14 other partners will receive the “Excellence in Partnering Award” from the National Oceanographic Partnership Program at Ocean Sciences 2016. Their commitment greatly increased our ocean knowledge and enhanced our ocean stewardship capabilities.

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Amazing-Alaska

BOEM Extends Comment Period on Liberty Prospect Development and Production Plan. The original comment deadline, set for January 26, has been extended by an additional 60 days. 

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WA-uses-map

BOEM is proud to announce the availability of a new report and associated maps and data on human uses of the ocean offshore Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii. 

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