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Coastal Resilience Projects Receive Federal Grant Support

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), joined by partners Shell and TransRe, announced $30 million in new grants to support coastal resilience projects in 23 states and U.S. territories. The grants will restore or expand natural features, such as coastal… Read More

J.F. Brennan Company Completes Dredging for Marsh Restoration Project at Quonochotaug Pond

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) kicked off a salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project at Quonochotaug Pond in Rhode Island, where dredging removed sand from the bottom of the pond and is being used to restore and enhance the adjacent marshland as well as create… Read More

NOAA Installs Sensors at Port Everglades

In June, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed and installed an advanced sensor device for the Port Everglades to monitor real-time tides, currents, water levels and other meteorlogical information. The newly installed Port Everglades Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) is available on the port’s website at porteverglades.net… Read More

Wayne Ross Dies

Wayne Melborne Ross died on December 24 1997 in Seattle Washington. He was a pioneer in the field of the transmission of sound in the water and was the first to develop a number of techniques and procedures that later became industry standard such as digitizing sounding records and using the global positioning system for hydrographic surveying. Read More