Ocean Science 2014 Archive

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. 

October/November/December 2014

ocean science magazine October November December 2014

  • A Look Back at OSRA
  • Oil Spill Risk Analysis (OSRA) Model Overview
  • What Makes the OSRA Model Work?
  • OSRA in the Gulf of Mexico Region
  • Using Oil Spill Modeling in the Pacific Region
  • OSRA in the Alaska Region
  • Spotlight on a Scientist: Zhen Li
  • The Future of OSRA

July/August/September 2014

Ocean Science July August September 2014

  • Use-Inspired Basic Research Guides Environmental Studies Program
  • Marine Invertebrate Collection Continues to Grow at Smithsonian Institution
  • Hanna Shoal Ecosystem Study
  • Chemosynthetic Communities and Shipwrecks: New and Unexpected Discoveries in Deep Water
  • At the Forefront of Deepwater Coral Research: BOEM Studies in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic
  • Pacific Northwest Study of Seafloor (Benthic) Habitats
  • GulfSERPENT Discoveries Exceed Expectations
  • AMAPPS Findings Close Critical Data Gaps
  • New Waves: Late-Breaking News & Information

January/February/March 2014

Ocean Science Jan Feb Mar 2014

  • Introduction to the BOEM Mapping and Boundary Branch
  • Mapping for Renewable Energy Critical for Leasing on the OCS
  • MarineCadastre.gov Providing Easy Access to Data and Maps
  • Modernizing ESPIS Through Digital Mapping with geoESPIS
  • SeaSketch Informing Pacific Renewable Energy Leasing Program
  • A Marine Biogeographic Assessment of the Main Hawaiian Islands
  • 2012 Alaska Fieldwork - Bathymetric Mapping with NOAA
  • New Waves: Late-Breaking News & Information


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