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Draft Comprehensive Gulf Coast Restoration Plan Released

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council releases Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy May 23, 2013   Press Release The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council marked significant progress today with the public release of the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy and accompanying Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for formal public comment. The [...]

By |May 30th, 2013|Member Blog|Comments Off on Draft Comprehensive Gulf Coast Restoration Plan Released

Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Recorded Webinar Series

  The Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA) Steering Committee held a series of webinars for project team members from Jan. 17th to Feb. 27th. The purpose of these webinars was to share information about several ongoing projects that support the goal of the GCVA to provide a better understanding of the effects of climate change, [...]

By |April 22nd, 2013|Member Blog|Comments Off on Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Recorded Webinar Series

December 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Available

The December 2012 edition of the Gulf of Mexico News is available online at http://coastalmanagement.noaa.gov/news/gomexnews.html.   The Gulf of Mexico News is a quarterly newsletter that shares regional news from NOAA, coastal management programs, regional partners, and the Gulf Landscape Conservation Cooperatives.

By |January 3rd, 2013|Member Blog|Comments Off on December 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Available

Decision Support Tools for Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Please join NOAA and the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) along the Gulf Coast (Peninsular Florida, South Atlantic, Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks and Gulf Coast Prairie) on January 17, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:30 CST (2-3:30 pm EST) for a webinar highlighting some of the newest decision support tools available for adaptation planning. Presenters will [...]

By |December 19th, 2012|Member Blog|Comments Off on Decision Support Tools for Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment

  Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment http://www.cpo.noaa.gov/reports/sealevel/ Published December 6, 2012   Global sea level rise has been a persistent trend for decades. It is expected to continue beyond the end of this century, which will cause significant impacts in the United States. Scientists have very high confidence [...]

By |December 6th, 2012|Member Blog|Comments Off on Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment

Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Work Plan Open for Comments

  The Steering Committee for the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA) would like to request your input on the attached project work plan. The work plan identifies the project’s goals, objectives, tasks, timeline, and team members. It has been reviewed by our newly formed project teams, which will provide critical expertise and guidance to the GCVA, [...]

By |December 6th, 2012|Member Blog|Comments Off on Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Work Plan Open for Comments

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Announces its First Public Meeting

Press Release Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center(713) 323-1670   Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council to Help Rebuild the Gulf Coasts' Ecosystems and Economies in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 11/30/2012 03:49 PM EST The Council Announces its First Public Meeting WASHINGTON — The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (the Council) announced [...]

By |December 3rd, 2012|Member Blog|1 Comment

September 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Available

The September 2012 edition of the Gulf of Mexico News is available online at http://coastalmanagement.noaa.gov/news/gomexnews.html. The Gulf of Mexico News is a quarterly newsletter that shares regional news from NOAA, coastal management programs, and regional partners such as the Gulf Of Mexico Alliance and the Gulf Landscape Conservation Cooperatives.

By |November 28th, 2012|Member Blog|Comments Off on September 2012 Gulf of Mexico News Available

The Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment has launched!

   On October 29th, an orientation Webex was held for the newly formed Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA) project teams. The GCVA is a collaborative project led by the four Gulf LCCs and Climate Science Centers, NOAA, and the Gulf of Mexico Alliance. Its goal is to enhance conservation and restoration planning by providing an [...]

By |November 2nd, 2012|Member Blog|2 Comments

Goals and Priorities in the Gulf of Mexico Region

Are you interested in seeing how the LCC, Climate Science Centers, Coastal Zone Management Programs, and Gulf of Mexico Alliance goals and activities align? Check out this matrix: LCC, CSC, CZM, GOMA Matrix. This matrix was provided to the Gulf of Mexico Alliance during their annual meeting in June 2012. The annual meeting is used by [...]

By |September 24th, 2012|Member Blog|Comments Off on Goals and Priorities in the Gulf of Mexico Region