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Post-Hurricane Rita Marine Debris Assessment & Marking in Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana 2006

Identify and assess debris after Hurricane Rita within areas of Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana Project Abstract The project, coordinated by the NOAA Office of Coast Survey, used side-scan sonar, visual surveys and¬† reports from user groups to assess the quantity of debris deposited by Hurricane Rita in Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana. The project output included information as well as a linkage with …

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Integrated PDA-GPS Protocol for Marine Debris and Oil Spill Cleanup, Mitigation and Decision-Making – 2006

Produce an integrated protocol for assessing and monitoring pollution from marine debris, providing data for decision-making, and increasing the effectiveness of future remediation and mitigation techniques through the use of an integrated PDA-GPS system. Project Abstract The University of New Hampshire Environmental Research Group and the Coastal Response Research Center (NOAA/UNH partnership) conducted collaborative¬†research on marine pollution because of the …

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Post-Sandy Marine Debris Response and Removal Projects – CT, DE, NJ, NY, RI – 2013

Projects coordinated by NOAA Marine Debris Program to identify and remove marine debris caused by the Sandy in the Northeast United States using supplemental funds allocated by Congress in 2013. Project Abstract Sandy inflicted severe damage on the coastal regions of New York, New Jersey, and nearby states, depositing large amounts of debris in the affected areas. Marine debris poses …