Rutgers receives NOAA funds to collect unique ocean, coastal data
November 16, 2021
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Oscar Schofield, chair Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (principal investigator) and Michael Crowley, MARACOOS technical director are working with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) on a $1,542,076 cooperative agreement funded through NOAA to collect unique ocean and coastal data that is transformed into information products that support jobs, the economy, safety and well-being for the more than 78 million people living, visiting, and working in the Mid-Atlantic region.
MARACOOS is the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System, covering the region from Cape Cod, MA to Cape Hatteras, NC for NOAA’s U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System. MARACOOS is a regional association of partners that supports the resiliency, security, safety, and health of Mid-Atlantic people and ecosystems.
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