Science Notes

Welcome to BOEM Science Notes. We hope to keep our community of stakeholders informed on our ongoing research as it is taking place in the field. Each issue of Science Notes will feature a BOEM study or other item of interest. As always, thank you for your continued interest in our programs.

March 2017

Science Notes 3-1-2017In this issue:

  • The BOEM-Smithsonian partnership is advancing cutting-edge science on ocean organisms, their DNA, and their environment. A recent visit to the Museum Support Center provided a behind-the-scenes look at BOEM’s historical collection amassed over 38 years as well as recent endeavors to generate DNA barcodes from specimens stored in ethanol for years.






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