New Educational and Interactive Tool Highlights New York’s Diverse Land and Offshore Resources Provides Public Access, Transparency to Information Used in Planning Decisions The New York Department of State launched an educational and user-friendly website that identifies New York’s diverse land and offshore assets so residents, local governments, educators, businesses and others can use this information when making planning and...
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MARCO Chair Laura McKay is featured in a new film on regional ocean planning from Swell Productions and Surfrider Foundation. The Next Wave is the story of ocean planning in the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic from the unique perspective of ocean recreational users.
When Captain Danny Burt of Ocean City, Maryland goes fishing, he catches more than fish, he also captures great footage. Captain Burt and his crew on the Pumpin Hard 66 charter boat often attach a GoPro video camera to their ballyhoo dredge to film what’s happening beneath the surface. The resulting footage is remarkable, providing an up close look at the behavior of tuna, sharks, marlin and sailfish off the Mid-Atlantic coast.
MARCO has developed a new feature of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal to help you navigate these challenges with the help of your community. The beta version of the Groups feature will be live later this month and MARCO is looking for a few pioneers to help us test it.
MARCO is supporting a collaboration of the Delaware Coastal Programs, University of Delaware, and Rutgers University in developing a Coastal Storm Severity Index (CSSI) for the Mid-Atlantic region.
The sand devil Squatina dumeril, also know as the Atlantic angel shark, is a clever master of disguise. Home to the soft sediments of the Mid-Atlantic Bight, this shark’s camouflage and deceptive ways make it truly one with the ocean floor.