NOAA Announces Long-Term Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Research Priorities

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An oiled shoreline habitat in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, in 2010. Credit: NOAA

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As part of the final version of the science plan for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, NOAA announced 10 long-term research priorities in the Gulf of Mexico, including how the Gulf’s waters, natural resources, fisheries and coastal communities are all interconnected. NOAA’s program supports research on the Gulf’s long-term ecological sustainability and its fisheries…

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