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Biogeography Projects by Region

Projects by Region Status
EAST COAST  
Mapping and Analysis to support New York State's Offshore Spatial Plan Ongoing
National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) Coastal Assessment: Developing a Spatial Framework and Indicator Dataset Ongoing
South Atlantic Deep Coral Assessment and Database Portal Ongoing
National Inventory of Deep Coral Distribution and Development of GIS Ongoing
Benthic Habitat Mapping of Florida Coral Reef Ecosystems Ongoing
Assessment, Monitoring and Reduction of the Causes and Impacts of Marine Debris in the South Atlantic Bight Completed, 2010
Assessment of Existing Information on Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitats Completed, 2009
Ecological Characterization of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Completed, 2007
Boundary Options for a Research Area within Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary Completed, 2007
Characterization of Fish, Benthos, and Marine Debris at the Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary Completed, 2006
Development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) as a Management Tool to Reduce Bycatch of Sea Turtles in U.S. Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Completed, 2006
EcoGIS: Tools to Support Fisheries Science and Management Completed, 2006
Estuarine Living Marine Resources (ELMR) Completed, 2000
CARIBBEAN  
Benthic Habitat Mapping off Southwest Puerto Rico New, FY11
Survey and Impact Assessment of Derelict Fish Traps (DFTs) in St. Thomas and St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands Ongoing
National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) Coastal Assessment: Developing a Spatial Framework and Indicator Dataset Ongoing
Benthic Habitat Mapping for National Park Service, St. Croix Ongoing
GAP Analysis of Geospatial National Park Service Data Ongoing
Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Project Ongoing
Baseline Assessment of Guanica Bay, Puerto Rico in Support of Watershed Restoration Ongoing
National Inventory of Deep Coral Distribution and Development of GIS Ongoing
Seafloor Characterization of the U.S. Caribbean Ongoing
Comprehensive U.S. Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Project Ongoing
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP):- Jobos Bay, Puerto Rico - Special Emphasis Watershed Partnership Ongoing
Acoustic Tracking of Fish Movements in Coral Reef Ecosystems Ongoing
Ecological Characterization of the Marine Resources of Vieques, Puerto Rico Completed, 2010
Biogeographic Characterization of Essential Fish Habitats Affected by Human Activities in the Coastal Zone of Puerto Rico Completed, 2010
Benthic Habitat Mapping of St. John, USVI National Park and Virgin Islands Reef National Monument Completed, 2009
National Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Program - Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Grants Completed, 2009
Summit to Sea Characterization of Coastal Watersheds Completed, 2008
Coral Reef Ecosystem Studies (CRES) - U.S. Caribbean Component Completed, 2008
U.S. Caribbean Coral Bleaching Assessment Completed, 2008
Development of Reef Fish Monitoring Protocols to Support National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program Completed, 2006
Ecological Characterization of the Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Completed, 2005
Benthic Habitat Mapping in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Completed, 2002
GULF OF MEXICO  
National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) Coastal Assessment: Developing a Spatial Framework and Indicator Dataset Ongoing
National Inventory of Deep Coral Distribution and Development of GIS Ongoing
Benthic Habitat Mapping of Florida Coral Reef Ecosystems Ongoing
Tortugas Integrated Biogeographic Assessment Ongoing
Dry Tortugas National Park Resource Condition Assessment Ongoing
Biogeographic Assessment to Support Management of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Ongoing
Biogeographic Characterization of Fish Communities within the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary: Sampling Design and Implementation of Scuba Surveys on the Coral Caps Completed, 2009
National Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Program - Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Grants Completed, 2009
Gulf of Mexico Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Characterization Completed, 2008
Development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) as a Management Tool to Reduce Bycatch of Sea Turtles in U.S. Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Completed, 2006
Development of Reef Fish Monitoring Protocols to Support National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program Completed, 2006
EcoGIS: Tools to Support Fisheries Science and Management Completed, 2006
Estuarine Living Marine Resources (ELMR) Completed, 2000
WEST COAST  
The Spatial Analysis and Resource Characterization (SPARC) tool FY2009-FY2011 New, FY11
National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) Coastal Assessment: Developing a Spatial Framework and Indicator Dataset Ongoing
National Inventory of Deep Coral Distribution and Development of GIS Ongoing
An Oceanographic Characterization of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and Pacific Northwest: Interpretive Summary of Ocean Climate and and Regional Processes through Satellite Remote Sensing Completed, 2009
Biogeographic Assessment of Central and Northern California National Marine Sanctuaries: Phases I & II Completed, 08 & 04
Biogeographic Assessment of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary to Support Boundary Alternative Assessments Completed, 2005
Estuarine Living Marine Resources (ELMR) Completed, 2000
PACIFIC ISLANDS  
Modeling Mesophotic Coral Distributions in the Au'au Channel, Hawaii New, FY11
National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) Coastal Assessment: Developing a Spatial Framework and Indicator Dataset Ongoing
Biogeographic Assessment of Samoan Archipelago Ongoing
Benthic Habitat Mapping: Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands Ongoing
GAP Analysis of Geospatial National Park Service Data Ongoing
National Inventory of Deep Coral Distribution and Development of GIS Ongoing
Benthic Habitat Mapping of Palmyra Atoll Completed, 2011
Comparison of Reef Fish Habitat Utilization Patterns In & Outside of Hawaii Marine Protected Areas Completed, 2010
Strategies to Detect Aquatic Invasive Species in Deepwater Habitats of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Completed, 2010
Biogeographic Assessment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Completed, 2009
National Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Program - Coral Reef Ecosystem Monitoring Grants Completed, 2009
Shallow-water Benthic Habitat Mapping of the Republic of Palau Completed, 2007
Benthic Habitat Mapping of Main Hawaiian Islands Completed, 07 & 03
Benthic Habitat Mapping in American Samoa, Guam, and Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Is. Completed, 2005
Benthic Habitat Mapping in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Completed, 2003