Article contributed by Brad Stubbs NOAA and partners have released scientific and outreach tools to better understand and help guide the management of anchialine (AN-key-ah-line) pools within the West Hawaiʻi Habitat Focus Area (HFA). Anchialine pools are brackish, tidally influenced bodies of water with a subterranean connection to the ocean. […]
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Article contributed by Brad Stubbs The West Hawaiʻi Habitat Focus Area (HFA) team released the West Hawaiʻi HFA Map Viewer on the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) website. The map viewer provides a platform to geographically view the type of scientific data collected within the HFA. Available datasets include […]
Partnerships are central to Habitat Focus Areas. By bringing together the diverse expertise of NOAA and our partners, Habitat Focus Areas (HFAs) are conducting new research, developing tools to inform management decisions, and working with local communities. Sea Grant—a Federal-University partnership between NOAA and 33 programs based at universities across […]
NOAA announces $1.2 million in funding for habitat restoration in seven Habitat Focus Areas. Investing in habitat restoration and recovery projects leads to real, lasting differences for communities, businesses, and the environment. Project awards were selected through a competitive process in fiscal year 2017, and are receiving additional funding in […]
As the seasons change from summer to fall, we reflect back on the summer accomplishments of NOAA’s network of Habitat Focus Areas (HFAs). HFAs tackle a wide range of habitat issues including reducing sediment runoff, improving coral health, restoring salmon habitat, preventing the spread of invasive species, reducing nutrient inputs, […]