Gulf of Mexico Alliance http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:35:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Gulf of Mexico Alliance Receives NOAA Coastal Resilience Award http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2016/02/gulf-of-mexico-alliance-receives-noaa-coastal-resilience-award/ Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:17:19 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4981 The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) received a major NOAA Coastal Resilience Grant today. Two of the six Alliance teams, Habitat Resources and Coastal Resilience, will work with ten coastal communities to foster resilience planning and promote best practices for future mitigation actions. The project aims to improve risk communication and will develop a Coastal Resilience Roadmap for use by communities throughout the Gulf to prepare for future hazards.

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Gulf of Mexico Alliance Annual Winter Resilience Meeting http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2016/01/gulf-of-mexico-alliance-annual-winter-resilience-meeting/ Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:56:03 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4954 The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Resilience Team is hosting their annual meeting in February. A key discussion at the meeting will be resilience planning and adaptation. The registration deadline is January 25, 2016.

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Treasury Publishes RESTORE Act Opportunities http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2016/01/treasury-publishes-restore-act-opportunities/ Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:35:49 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4924 The Department of Treasury, Office of Gulf Coast Restoration published several funding opportunities on January 5, 2016. Treasury is responsible for administering the Direct Component and Centers of Excellence Programs under the 2012 RESTORE Act. Six opportunities are available to 47 eligible applications. These grants are a first critical step to getting Deepwater Horizon oil spill reparation funding to the Gulf States.

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Busy Fall for Gulf Restoration Planning http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2015/12/busy-fall-for-gulf-restoration-planning/ Fri, 11 Dec 2015 23:27:22 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4871 In recent weeks, there have been several announcements about Gulf restoration and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Here’s a rundown of some of the actions taken by NRDA, the RESTORE Council, the NAS Gulf Research Program and some of the states.

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New Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Released http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2015/11/new-gulf-coast-vulnerability-assessment-released/ Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:46:48 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4821 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA). It is a new report that assesses the impacts of emerging threats on Gulf Coast species and ecosystems.

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces Third Round of Projects http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2015/11/national-fish-and-wildlife-foundation-announces-third-round-of-projects/ Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:43:08 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4814 On Tuesday, November 10th the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the award of more than $80 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF). The funding will go toward 22 projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Texas. This is the third round of grants from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF).

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Gulf Star Brochure http://gulfofmexicoalliance.org/documents/gulf-star/goma-gulf-star-brochure.pdf Thu, 05 Nov 2015 02:04:05 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4788 (PDF, 444KB) A brief summary of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance's Gulf Star Program, including program priorities, as well as sponsorship information and benefits.

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Get to Know the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (webinar slides) http://gulfofmexicoalliance.org/documents/goma-misc/2015/get-to-know-goma-webinar_03-18-15.pdf Thu, 05 Nov 2015 02:02:09 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4787 (PDF, 1.7MB) An overview of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance including who we are, what we do, how we do it, and how to join us. Slides from a March 2015 webinar.

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Gulf of Mexico Alliance 2015 Annual Report http://gulfofmexicoalliance.org/documents/goma-misc/2015/2015-annual-report.pdf Thu, 05 Nov 2015 01:56:57 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4786 (PDF, 1.3MB) Overview of the organizational structure, programs, engagement efforts, and financial status of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance.

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Hypoxia-Nutrient Data Portal for the Gulf of Mexico Is Now Available http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/2015/11/hypoxia-nutrient-data-portal-for-the-gulf-of-mexico-is-now-available/ Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:20:20 +0000 http://www.gulfofmexicoalliance.org/?p=4769 The Gulf Coast Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) is all about #bigdata. In partnership with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, GCOOS has nearly completed a project that incorporates nutrient and hypoxia datasets into their robust Data Portal. The Hypoxia-Nutrient Data Portal…

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