Ocean Science

Ocean Science is the science and technology journal of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).  The bureau funds on average $30 million per year for scientific studies in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Arctic.  Data gained from these studies inform policy decisions regarding offshore oil, natural gas and renewable energy development.  The information is also used by other federal and state agencies in decision-making and by members of academia and experts in the private sector.  BOEM is one of the leading contributors to the body of scientific knowledge about the nation’s marine and coastal environments. 

Public Outreach Through the BOEM Ocean Science Journal: BOEM Biologists Meet with High School Student Exploring a Career in Marine Biology

July/August/September 2015


  • Science Collaboration and Study Involvement on the Outer Continental Shelf
  • Putting Scientists in the Water: Scientific Diving and BOEM's Environmental Studies Program
  • Partnerships at Work in the Pacific Region
  • Atlantic Region: Embracing Technology, Preserving History
  • Alaska Region Partnerships: Old and New
  • BOEM's Gulf of Mexico Region Evaluates Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill


January/February/March 2015

Jan/Feb/March2015 Science Notes

  • A Message from Admiral Papp
  • Arctic Research Commission: Looking Back, Looking Forward
  • History of the Arctic Council
  • U.S. Policy and the Arctic Council, a Nexus
  • BOEM and BSEE Involvement in the Arctic Council
  • U.S. Activities Completed in 2015 and Current Work
  • Other U.S. Government Agency Arctic Council Activities
  • U.S. Chairmanship Themes and Other Activities


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