We are monitoring the movement and residence time of fish in several coastal ecosystems. Our objectives are to document habitat preferences of fish, the timing and scales of their mobility, and ... Read More
Increased calls for enhancing ocean habitats through artificial reefs and proposals for increasing offshore energy development require science to understand the impact and habitat value of these artificial structures on ... Read More
The Pacific Outer Continental Shelf includes 250 million acres off California, Oregon, and Washington, and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) oversees the responsible development of energy and mineral ... Read More
NCCOS delivers ecosystem science solutions for stewardship of the nation’s ocean and coastal resources, in direct support of NOS priorities, offices, and customers, and to sustain thriving coastal communities and economies.