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Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources (FAER) - Focuses on the study of aquatic organisms and habitats. Investigates aquatic invertebrates, mussels, fishes, and their unique aquatic communities to provide scientific information to natural resource managers and decision makers. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Ecosystems]

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Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) - The Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) is a world-class research facility, with a mission to provide science and biotechnology applications to sustain, protect, and restore coastal ecosystems, with emphasis on links between environmental condition and the health of marine organisms and humans. Partners are NIST, NOAA, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the College of Charleston, and the Medical University of South Carolina. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Homeport: Sea Partners - Promoting the importance of a clean marine environment [U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard]

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Laws and Policies - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries - Mandates for the protection of endangered and threatened marine life, marine mammals, and the ecosystems upon which they depend. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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Mapping Water Use from Space - Webcast - Webcast of a talk at the Library of Congress. Martha Anderson, PhD., talks about using images from the Landsat satellite program to monitor water use and drought on U.S. farms. It is used to measure evapotranspiration, the total amount of water used in the process of growing crops. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Marine Mammal Commission - The Commission was created under Title II of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, which took effect on 21 December of that year. The Commission's primary focus and duties are the protection and conservation of marine mammals. This site provides a single point of information on the activities, programs, and publications of the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors on Marine Mammals, and conveys other relevant information on the conservation and protection of mar [Ad Hoc Organizations]

Monitor National Marine Sanctuary - The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary protects the wreck of the famed Civil War ironclad USS Monitor. It is one of 14 federally designated underwater areas managed by NOAA. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program - NOAA program that allows grade school teachers the chance to do research at sea [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center - The National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML) conducts RESEARCH on marine mammals worldwide, primarily coastal California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

National Marine Protected Areas Center - Tools and information to learn about marine protected areas and how they are used [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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Observing the Living Oceans from Space. Webcast - A Webcast of a presentation by Gene Feldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS - USA) - Brings together marine biological occurrence data for more than 84,000 species in a standard format, with metadata, web-based discovery and download. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Analytics & Synthesis Program]

Ocean Biogeographic Information System USA - Brings together marine biological occurrence data in a standardized format in order to serve research and natural resource management needs. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Analytics and Synthesis (CSAS)]

Office of Marine Conservation - The Office of Marine Conservation (OMC) is a part of the State Department's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES). The Office of Marine Conservation is responsible for formulating and implementing U.S. policy on a broad range of international issues concerning living marine resources. In executing this responsibility, OES/OMC negotiates bilateral and multilateral fisheries agreements, participates in international fisheries conservation and management orga [U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs]

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Pacific Coral Reefs - Describes how the U.S. Geological Survey maps, monitors, and models coral reefs, provides links to current USGS reef research, and offers general information on reefs. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center]

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Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce - Research focuses on the Indian River Lagoon and the offshore waters of Florida's east central coast, with comparative studies throughout coastal Florida. [Smithsonian Institution]

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United States Global Change Research Program - Coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society. [Multiple agencies involved]