What's New in Environmental Studies
05/08/2019 - DEEP SEARCH Study Update - Scientists Discover Deep-sea Tubeworms Living at Seeps 36 Miles Offshore North Carolina, marking the first time that tubeworms have ever been observed in this part of the Atlantic.
04/08/2019 - BOEM Ocean Science Journal - This issue concerns our marine mammal studies - from whales, to sea otters, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises, manatees and other species.
02/27/2019 - Problem Solvers Win NASA Tournament Lab Challenge, Help Improve Animal Tracking - NASA partnered with BOEM to improve our ability to protect endangered and vulnerable species with space technology. Problem solvers around the world participated in NASA Tournament Lab’s Next Generation Animal Tracking Ideation Challenge by proposing small satellite systems to enhance and eventually replace current animal tracking data collection methods.
02/12/2019 - Technology and the Future of BOEM Ocean Science - The scientific backbone of informed decisions at BOEM is our Environmental Studies Program, which embraces technological advances in scientific research. Learn about the bureau’s interest in S&T innovation to promote job creation, economic growth, energy and national security, and environmental stewardship.
11/06/2018 - November Science Note on the Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species - The November 2018 Science Note covers the first year of broad-scale research on the abundance and distribution of marine mammals, seabirds, and sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico from Brownsville, Texas, to the Florida Keys.
09/06/2018 - September Science Note on the Pacific Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species - The September 2018 Science Note covers research on the distribution and abundance of marine mammals and seabirds across the Hawaiian Archipelago and along the Washington, Oregon, and California coast.
08/17/2018 - BOEM and Partners Resume Atlantic Research Aug. 19 - Scientists ship out for a two week expedition to the U.S. mid- and south Atlantic coast.
06/20/2018 - BOEM Ocean Science Journal - This edition of BOEM Ocean Science describes our physical science studies, ranging from ocean circulation to atmospheric sciences.
06/20/2018 - Quarterly Report on Reports posted to ESPIS, FY 18, Q1 - This edition covers 11 reports posted to the Environmental Studies Program Information System from October 1 - December 31, 2017: three from our Alaska Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) region, two from the Atlantic, two from the Pacific, and four national studies.
06/28/2018 - BOEM Announces Winner of Glider Naming Contest - BOEM’s new autonomous wave glider will be the Kody Kruiser, in honor of the late Kody Kramer, a geoscientist in the BOEM Gulf of Mexico region. Known and loved by all who knew him, Kody was a key contributor to the creation of the most detailed regional bathymetry map of any basin in the world.
06/29/2018 - June Science Note on the Atlantic Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species - The June 2018 Science Note is devoted to the results from the largest survey of marine protected species on east coast, the Atlantic Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species, or AMAPPS. Phase I took place between 2010 and 2014 between the Florida Keys and Maine.
Fact Sheets – Overview of the Environmental Studies Program and particular study areas
Quarterly Reports – Latest research results on the Environmental Studies Program Information System
Ocean Science Journal – Articles highlighting BOEM research and researchers since 2004, from A to Z, or in our case, from the Arctic to Zooplankton
Science Notes – Feature articles from the Chief Environmental Officer
Videos – View cool underwater videos on corals, shipwrecks, bowhead whales, sea lions, and more.
- ESP 101 – Rodney Cluck, Environmental Sciences Chief, introduces the ESP to the National Academies, Dec. 2015
- BOEM video page
News Releases – Announcing new studies and other activities
Media Advisories – Who’s doing what, when, where and why
Notes to Stakeholders – Helping you stay in the know.
Science Snapshots – Photos on Flickr