1. Proposal Information

1969/12/31 - 20:00

Proposal title: A Mobile Bentho-Pelagic Observatory to Support Fisheries and Ecosystem Management

This submittal is to IOOS Focus Area II: IOOS application and product development for regional stakeholders, Ecological Decision Support.


Figure 1. Location of NERACOOS observatory assets and sentinel benthic study sites in the proposed Northeast Benthic Observatory project. The four sentinel sites are (1) Cape Cod Bay/Stellwagen Bank/Jeffreys Ledge, (2) Great South Channel, (3) Northeast Peak of Georges Bank, and (4) the Mid Atlantic Shelf south of Hudson Canyon.