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California Takes a Stab at Offshore Wind

Offshore wind on the West Coast adds additional challenges with deeper waters but floating turbines could solve the problem. (more...)

Report: Estimated Contribution to Employment and Economic Development from Vineyard Wind Project

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently conducted analyses to determine the economic contributions that the proposed Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Energy Projects can be expected to have (more...)

Fisheries Research Collaboration Announced with UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology and Offshore Wind Developer

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind recently announced an agreement with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology (more...)

Massachusetts Could Produce the Most Offshore Wind Energy

Massachusetts’ offshore wind potential is equivalent to more than 19 times the state’s annual electricity consumption. (more...)

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Providing Easy Access to Decades of Data for Better Atlantic Ocean Planning

Online ocean planning data portals are very successful at providing the necessary data sets for managers to make informed planning decisions. (more...)

2016 AIS Data Now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 vessel tracking, or AIS, data for the nation. (more...)

2015 AIS Data Now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2015 vessel tracking, or AIS, data for the nation. (more...)

Providing Easily Accessible Maps to Aid Ecosystem Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico faces multiple stressors that impacts the overall health of the Gulf. (more...)

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