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New York Department of State Launches Geographic Information Gateway website help improve resiliency, grow the economy and spur investment in New York State

Posted on Oct 22, 2015

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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New Ocean Planning Film Features MARCO Chair, Laura McKay

Posted on Aug 3, 2015

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.

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Amazing look at Mid-Atlantic tuna, sharks, marlin and sailfish

Posted on May 7, 2015

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.

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Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal to Launch New Map Groups Feature

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

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.

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When Fish are Fooled

Posted on Apr 1, 2015

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.

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