Month: May 2012

“Live” mapping of Cetaceans and Ocean Noise

Following up on last week’s newsletter on Marine Mammals and Mapping, there is some fabulous utility in mapping noise and marine mammals as illustrated in a benchmark program in the Stellwagen Banks National Marine Sanctuary (NMS). Chris Clark and his…

Marine Mammals and Mapping

I’ve just returned from a symposium on “Cetaceans and Noise Mapping” sponsored by NOAA and agency partners Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The purpose of the meeting was to explore and expand…

A developing candor in US Navy Public Relations

This last weekend the U.S. Navy issued a press release over the wires that was carried by a number of national news outlets. The piece anticipates the submittal of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for public review on the…

Multinational oil companies invade our shores

Multinational oil companies invade our shores, take away American Jobs, sell our oil on the international market at huge profits (and don’t pay taxes.) In this month’s “Sea Technology” Deepwater Operations Show Growth In US Gulf, International Regions: Greater Spending…