Funded Project Abstracts

Year 5 - 7/01/2013-6/30/2014

U.S. National Office for Harmful Algal Blooms

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

CINAR Input into Fisheries/Climate Regional Products

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Supplement to: Research and Education in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystem Science

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Gulf of Maine 2013 Cyst Cruise and Sample Analysis

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Refining Eastern Region Stakeholder Needs for Climate Change Products and Services

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

An Eye in the Ocean: High-resolution Vertical Distributions of Plankton and Particles and Coincident Hydrography in the Western Chukchi Sea - Data Synthesis

Carin Ashjian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Technical Support and Improvement of FVCOM for NOAA Modeling Activities

Robert Beardsley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Estimating Early Mortality and Implications for Reference Points for the Atlantic Menhaden Stock

Hongsheng Bi and Michael Wilberg, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory,UMCES,

2012 ROV Jason Use for VENTS-NeMO Supplement

Andrew Bowen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2013 ROV Jason and AUV Sentry Use for McDonald (Deepwater Canyons)

Andrew Bowen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

NDSF Vehicle Engineering Days

Andrew Bowen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2013 ROV Jason Use for VENTS-NeMO

Andrew Bowen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Eastern Gulf of Maine Sentinel Jigging/Longline Survey/Fishery in 2013

Yong Chen, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine

Evaluating the Mechanisms Underlying Distribution Shifts and Age-Truncation in Silver Hake (Merluccius bilinearis) Survey Data

James Churchill, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Satellite-Derived Climate Data Records of Ocean-Atmosphere Exchange

Carol Anne Clayson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Marine Resource Education Program: Serving the needs of Fishing Communities and Fishery Management in the Northeast Region

Alexa Dayton, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Marine Resource Education Program for Fishermen in the Southeast Fisheries Region

Alexa Dayton, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Benthic Imaging in Support of Habitat Mapping for Renewable Energy

Scott Gallager, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Transition of HabCam Technology to NOAA Operations and Technology Upgrade

Scott Gallager, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Macroinfauna Community Structure, Biomass and Sediment Studies During the RUSALCA program

Jacqueline M. Grebmeier and Lee W. Cooper, UMCES

Pacific Arctic Group (PAG) Secretariat Office 2013-2014

Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, UMCES

An Empirical Analysis of Portfolio Management as a Tool for Implementing Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management

Di Jin and Porter Hoagland, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Analysis Linking Study Fleet Data to Habitat and Statistical Models in the Mid Atlantic Bight

Josh Kohut and Olaf Jensen Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers University

Thermal Habitat Dynamics in the Northwest Atlantic and the Role of the Winter Habitat Squeeze in Density Dependent Regulation of Forage Species Populations.

Josh Kohut and Enrique Curchitser Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers University

Improving Fishery-Dependent Data Collection and Integration into NOAA Fisheries Data Systems

Jonathan Labaree, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

An Experimental Investigation of the Impact of Ocean Acidification on the Early Life Stages of Surf Clams, and the Interactive Effects of Feeding

Daniel C. McCorkle and Anne L. Cohen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Marine Mammal Stranding Response Capacity Building

Michael Moore, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Evaluation of Larval Sources and Population Connectivity in Atlantic Sea Ccallop (Placopecten magellanicus)

Daphne Munroe, Research Assistant Professor, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Rutgers University

WHOI Contribution to Argo Float Program (2010-2014)

Brechner W. Owens,Steven Jayne and Paul Robbins, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Synthesis of Physical Measurements from the Pacific Arctic Group: Flux of Pacific Water through Barrow Canyon, Chukchi Sea

Robert Pickart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Circulation in the Western Chukchi Sea and its Role in the Ecosystem

Robert Pickart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Assessing Marine Climate Impacts in North America Using Species Range Shifts and Climate Velocity

Malin Pinsky Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University

Scientific Leadership for the NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research Program

Timothy Shank, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Investigation of Deep-Sea Coral and Sponge Habitats in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Canyons:Integrative Imaging and Mapping of Canyon Environments and Ecosystem

Timothy Shank, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Development of Light Field Cameras for AUV Obstacle Avoidance

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Analysis of CYP1A1 Expression in Cetacean Tissue Samples

John Stegeman, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Nutrient Dynamics on the NE Continental Shelf: Sample analyses 2013-2014.

David W. Townsend, University of Maine

Ocean Climate Observations and Analyses (2013-2014)

Robert Weller, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Effect of Catch Restrictions on Recreational Catch

Michael Wilberg, UMCES

Sustaining Development of National Ocean Service Operational Forecast Systems Based on the Regional Ocean Modeling System

John Wilkin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

50 Year Analysis Global Ocean Surface Heat Flux

Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Year 4 - 7/01/2012-6/30/2013

Bi-Lateral US-Canadian Partnership Workshop: Bi National Efforts on Climate and its Impacts on Shared Resources in the Northwestern Atlantic Region

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Research and Education in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystem Science

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

CINAR input into Quarterly Regional Climate Update Reports

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Global Ocean Observing Coordination Activities

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

US National Office for Harmful Algal Blooms

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Workshop on Stock Structure of Atlantic Cod in the Gulf of Maine Region

John Annala, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

An Eye in the Ocean Exploration of High -Resolution Vertical Distributions of Plankton and Particles and Coincident Hydrography in the Western Chukchi Sea Using a Video Plankton Recorder

Carin Ashjian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Bowhead Whale Feeding in the Western Beaufort Sea Oceanographic Conditions; Whale Prey Distributions and Whale Feeding and Foraging Behavior

Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Real Time Assessment of Baleen Whale Occurance Using Moored Passive Acoustics

Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Technical Services and Improvement of FVCOM for NOAA Modeling Activities

Robert Beardsley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2012 ROV Jason Use for VENTS- NeMO

Andrew Bowen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Migration of post Smolt Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

Carrie Byron, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Development of a Sentinel Survey / Fishery in the Eastern Gulf of Maine

Yong Chen,University of Maine

A Preliminary Study to Develop an Abundance Index for Cusk from thier Bycatch in the Gulf of Maine

Yong Chen School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono

Evaluation Of Cranial Facial Bone Formation And Tissue Histopathology Of Embryonic And Juvenile Commercially Important Finfish Species Exposed To Increasing Levels Of Co2 And Ph Due To Ocean Acidification

Keith Cooper, Rutgers

A US- Canada Science Symposium : The American Lobster in a changing Ecosystem

Paul Anderson, University of Maine

Fisheries Science & Management Education Program for Fishermen in the Southeast Fisheries Region

Alexa Dayton, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

MARINE RESOURCE EDUCATION PROGRAM: PROFESSIONAL TRAINING FOR FISHERMEN IN THE NORTHEAST REGION AND A FORUM FOR DIALOGUE AMONG FISHERMEN, SCIENTISTS AND MANAGERS

Alexa Dayton, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Manual and Automated Analysis of Stereo Images and Transitions of HabCAM Technology to NOAA Operations

Scott Gallager, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Pacific Artic Group(PAG) Secretariat Office

Jacqueline Grebmeier,University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Ecological Forecasting in Cheaspeake Bay

Raleigh Hood, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Accounting for Habitat-Dependent Observation Error in Bottom Trawl Survey Indices for Pelagic Stocks Using Butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus) as a model

Josh Kohut, Rutgers

Stratification Indices for Stock and Ecosystem Assessment from a Data Assimilative Circulation Model

Rubao Ji, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

An Experimental Investigation of the Impact of Ocean Acidification on the Early Life Stages of Surf Clams, and the Interactive Effects of Feeding

Daniel McCorkle, Anne Cohen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Restoring Acess to diadromous Fish Habitats and Linkages to Forage-Fish Biomass in the North Atlantic Large Marine Ecosystem;Ecosystem: Ecosystem Modeling

Thomas J. Miller, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Using Remus 100 Autonmous Underwater Vehicles to Conduct NEFSC Scallop Surveys

Micheal Purcell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Habitat Suitability Modeling for Deep-Sea Corals and Sponges in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions - Version 2, and Ground-truthing of Potential Deep-sea Coral Areas.

Timothy Shank, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

TowCam Exploration for Chemosynthetic Ecosystems at the Chile Triple Junction

Timothy Shank, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Obstacle Avoidance Fish Stock

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Systems Level Sensing and navigation Integration

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Analysis of CYPIA1 Expression in Cetacean Tissue Samples

John Stegeman, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

38 Day R/V Atlantis Multi Beam Survey Scotian Shelf Bathymetry Survey at Hague Line

Al Suchy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Evolution of Groundfish Sectors Business Model

Jenny Sun, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Supplement to Ocean Climate Observations and Analyses (2012-2013)

Robert Weller, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Sustaining Development of National Ocean Service Operational Forecast Systems Based on the Regional Ocean modeling System

James Wilkin,Rutgers

50 Year Analysis Global Ocean Surface Heat Flux

Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Year 3 - 7/01/2011-6/30/2012

National HAB Office

Donald M Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

CINAR Workshops - 2011

Donald M. Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Integrated Approaches to Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management: Combining Social and Ecological Perspectives through Pilot Fishery Ecosystem Plans.

Donald M Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Bowhead Whale Feeding in the Western Beaufort Sea: Oceanographic Conditions, Whale Prey Distributions, and Whale Feeding and Foraging Behavior

Carin Ashjian and Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Autonomous Gliders for Real-Time Passive Acoustic Remote Sensing
Mark Baumgartner and David Fratantoni, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Foraging Ecology and Habitat of North Pacific Right Whales

Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Characterizing North Atlantic right whale habitat through integration of satellite tagging, acoustic, and visual survey data

Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

RESEARCH AND IDENTIFY OPTIONS THAT CAN ASSIST THE EVOLUTION OF GROUNDFISH SECTORS AS VIABLE BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

Kate Burns, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Improving Fishery-Independent Acoustic and Larval Indices for Use in the Upcoming Benchmark Atlantic Herring Assessment

James Churchill, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

High-resolution 3D mapping of plankton, marine snow, and associated environmental Variables in the Gulf of Mexico using the Video Plankton Recorder

Cabell Davis, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Processing of Holocam and Video Plankton Recorder Data Collected in the Gulf of Mexico Between August 2010 and April 2011

Cabell Davis, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

MARINE RESOURCE EDUCATION PROGRAM: PROVIDING INSIGHTS INTO THE STOCK ASSESSMENT PROCESS AND FOSTERING DIALOGUE AND UNDERSTANDING AMONG NEW ENGLAND FISHERMEN, SCIENTISTS AND FISHERIES MANAGERS

Alexa M. Dayton, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Hydrographic Support for a R/V Thomas Jefferson Cruise to the Gulf of Mexico as part of the Unified Command Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

David C. Fisichella, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Facilitating the Submission of Electronic Vessel Trip Reports by Northeast Fishermen

Steve Eayrs, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

2011 HabCam Survey of Georges Bank and Phase II of the NOAA HabCam Project

Scott M. Gallager, Amber D. York, Jonathan Howland, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

ESTIMATION OF HARBOR SEAL NUMBERS IN NEW ENGLAND

James R. Gilbert,University of Maine

Fishing Vessel Safety and Fisheries Management

Di Jin,Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Evaluation of Broad and Fine Scale Models of Butterfish Biomass Applied to Bycatch Reduction in the Longfin Inshore Squid Fishery in the Mid-Atlantic Bight

Josh Kohut,Rutgers University

The Third Dimension: Applying Advanced Imaging & Visualization Technology to Battle of Atlantic Shipwrecks

William N. Lange, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Effects of varied pCO2 on Atlantic Surf Clams ; Culture Experiments

Daniel C McCorkle and Anne L Cohen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Human Interaction Investigations in Marine Mammals. Part 1. Criteria and Case Definitions for Cause of Death, Proximate or Contributing Cause of Death in Stranded Marine Mammals by Human Interaction

Michael Moore, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

FY 2011 IOOS Data Registry, Catalog and Viewer Development

Riley Young Morse, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

GCxGC Capacity Building in South Korea in the Wake of the Hebei Spirit Oil Spill

Robert Nelson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

WHOI Argo Float Program (2011-2014)

W. Brechner Owens,Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Direct Velocity Measurements in Bering Strait in Support of RUSALCA 2012

Robert Pickart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

NOAA State of the Arctic Report

Andrey Proshutinsky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Inshore Gulf of Maine Herring Acoustic Survey

Graham Sherwood,Gulf of Maine Research Institute

REAL TIME IMAGERY FROM AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE TO ENHANCE ADAPTIVE MISSION EXECUTION

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Integrating a Forward Looking Sonar on the Seabed AUV

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Development of Protocols and Tools to Assess Fish Populations and Habitats Using the SeaBED AUV

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

R/V Atlantis Use in Support of NOAA/PMEL Vents Research Cruise ; Embley

Albert Suchy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Nutrient Dynamics on the NE Continental Shelf: Sample Analyses.

David W. Townsend, University of Maine

Ocean Climate Observations and Analyses (2011-2012)

Robert A. Weller. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Global Ocean Surface Heat Flux Analysis

Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Year 2 - 07/01/2010 - 6/30/2011

Field Testing and Expansion of Capablilites of the Envirnommental Sample Processor:Necessary Steps toward Operational HAB Monitoring and Forecasting in the Gulf of Maine

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Mid Atlantic Cold Pool and Stock Assessments: Developing Environmental Indices at the Range Limit of Species

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

US National Office for Harmful Algal Blooms

Donald Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Autonomous Gliders for Real Time Passive Acoustic Remote Sensing

Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Groundfish Vessel Crew Rapid Assessment

Kate Burns, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Bowhead Whale Feeding in the Western Beaufort Sea; Oceanographic Conditions, Whale Prey Distribution and Whale Foraging Behavior

Carin Ashjian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Incorporating Sediment and Hydrography Data in Assessments for Tilefish and Lobster

Yong Chen, University of Maine

Evaluation of Biomarkers and Bioindicators for Fundulus heteroclitus in a Contimated and Reference Location

Keith Cooper, Rutgers

Development of a HabCAM System for NOAA/NMFS Pahse I of III: Construction of a Stereo Camera and Telemetry System

Scott Gallager, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Social Capital in the NE Ground Fish Industry: Request for Supplemental Funding

Dan Holland, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Understanding the Economic Structure of the Gulf of Maine Lobster Industry

Dan Holland, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Funding Sector Operations and Dockside Monitoring in Fishing Year 2011

Jonathan Labaree, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Marine Mammal Health and Entanglement Research

Michael Moore, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

WHOI Contribution ARGO Float Program (2010-2011)

Breck Owens, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Impact on Oceanographic Changes on Atlantic Salmon Survival in the Northwest Atlantic

Andrew Pershing, University of Maine

NOAA State of the Arctic Report (2010)

Andrey Proshutinsky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Development, Enhancement and Operation of Software Components for the IOOS Data Portal

Thomas Shyka, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Development of Automated Tools for Underwater Photographic Analysis:Improving Visual Survey Methods for Groundfish and reef Fish Using the SeaBED AUV

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Image Analyses Tools for Quantitative Mensuration and Classification of High Resolution Optical Imagery, Improving Visual Survey Methods for Groundfish and Reef Fish Using the SeaBED AUV

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

SeaBED AUV Tech Support and Development

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Evaluation of the Importance of Predator and Prey Field and Ocean Circulation on Atlantic Salmon Growth and Survival in the Gulf of Maine

Jason Stockwell, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

R/V Oceanus Use in Support of NOAA/AOML's Western Boundary Time Series Research

Al Suchy, Woods Hole Oceanography Institution

R/V Atlantis Support of NOAA CalNEX 2010 Cruise

Al Suchy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Nutrient Dynamics on the NE Continental Shelf; Sample Analyses.

David Townsend, University of Maine

Collaborative Research Program Focusing on Behavioral Ecology and Reactions to Sound Populations of Short-Finned pilot Whales and Other Cetaceans Off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

Peter Tyack, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Ocean Climate Observations and Analyses (2010-2011)

Robert Weller, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Development of National Ocean Service Operational Forecast Systems based on the Regional Ocean Model System

John Wilkin, Rutgers

50 yr. Analysis Global Ocean Surface Heat Flux

Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Year 1 - 7/01/2009 - 6/30/2010

Acquisition of a pressure housing and array of reaction chambers (pucks) for the Environmental Sampling Processor (ESP)

Donald M. Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Commercial Fishing Vessel Electronic Trip Reporting Pilot Study

Steve Eayrs, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

HabCam Data processing for Leg 3 of the 2009 Scallop Survey

Scott M. Gallager and Amber York, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Richard Taylor Arnie’s Fisheries, Inc.

Understanding Determinants of Success of New England Groundfish Sectors

Dan Holland, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Funding Dockside Monitoring for New England Groundfish Sectors in FY 2010

Jonathan Labaree, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

MREP as a Catalyst for Cooperation: Improving Science, Management and Trust through the Marine Resource Education Program for the Benefit of the Northeast Fisheries Community

Meredith Mendelson, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Student Fellowship: Habitat Use and Dietary Patterns of Diadromous Fishes in the Northwest Atlantic: Making the Connections Between River Restoration and Sustainability of Federally-Managed Fisheries

Thomas J. Miller, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Social Science Branch Performance Measure and Indicator Outreach

Meredith Mendelson, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Health Implications of Entanglements of Large Whales

Michael Moore, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Image Analyses Tools for Quantitative Mensuration and Classification of High Resolution Optical Imagery

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Development of Automated Tools for Underwater Photographic Analysis

Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution