Projects Explorer

The NCCOS Project Explorer provides a snapshot of our official, discrete lines of research.
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Water Quality Monitoring to Support Watershed Restoration in Culebra, Puerto Rico

We are working with partners to conduct nutrient and sedimentation monitoring on and around Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Excess nutrients in coastal waters can result ...

Weather and Water: Using weather data to create models and tools to predict coastal impacts

Understanding and predicting climate-related issues along coastlines is important for management and coastal resiliency. We provide scientific information and tools on connections between climate, weather ...

West Florida Shelf Hypoxia and the Roles of Harmful Algal Blooms, Warming, and Extreme Events

Scientist preparing phytoplankton samples for measurements of respiration. Credit: Patricia Glibert, UMCES. We are seeking to understand the physical and biogeochemical mechanisms driving emerging hypoxia ...

Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute (WPCRI)

The Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute (WPCRI) is a collaborative regional partnership whose mission is to protect and preserve Micronesia’s reefs through scientific research that ...

Where is all the Brevetoxin in Florida Dolphins?

After over 500 bottlenose dolphins washed ashore during a decade of Florida red tides, puzzled scientists measured little to no brevetoxin in them. An unusual ...


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