MACO Updates


A digest of news links and informational resources compiled quarterly by MACO members.


(Updated 12/16/21)



Upcoming Dates & Events


NOAA Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful Stakeholder Listening Session, 3-5 p.m.



Regional Ocean News


GIS Café interview with MARACOOS Executive Director Gerhard Kuska and MARCO Program Manager Avalon Bristow, 12/7/21


MARACOOS, MARCO to Expand Ocean Mapping and Research Partnership, Ocean News & Technology, 11/3/21



Agency News


USDOT/USDOE: U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Transportation Announce Joint Electric Vehicle Office, 12/14/21


USDOT: U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Announces $12.6 Million in Grants for America’s Marine Highways, 12/10/21


NYSERDA: NYSERDA Announces Nearly $1.3 Million to Support Predevelopment Data Collection


in the New York Bight to Facilitate Responsible and Cost-Effective Offshore Wind Development, 12/8/21


USDOI: Interior Department Approves Second Major Offshore Wind Project in U.S. Federal Waters, 11/24/21


BOEM: Request for Information on Reducing or Avoiding Impacts of Offshore Wind Energy on Fisheries, 11/23/21



General FYI


MARCO Portal: Video: ‘How Tu’ Use the Portal’s Tools Webinar, 11/16/21


MARCO Portal: Create Shapes, Lines and Points with Improved Drawings Tool, 11/25/21


MARCO Portal: Maps Estimate Average Monthly Sea Bottom Temperatures, 11/2/21


MARCO: MARCO News, October 2021


MARCO Portal: Introducing Private Groups, 10/25/21


MARCO Portal: View Recommendations from Coast Guard N.J. Seacoast Port Access Route Study, 10/6/21


MARCO Portal: Maps Track Balloon Litter and Marine Debris Found in MARCO Beach Sweeps, 10/5/21


MARCO Portal: New Data to Support Planning of Regional-Scale Passive Acoustic Monitoring Along Atlantic Coast, 9/29/21