We have a team of staff who support offshore wind and other ocean planning efforts through two contracts with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This team provides data development and management, web content management, and communication for the MarineCadastre.gov suite of products. Over several years, the team has produced, processed, and maintained nearly 300 data sets, developed web-based story maps, worked with partners to acquire and process new data, maintained and managed several online data viewers and processors, and provided hands-on technical assistance to users. In addition, the highly anticipated OceanReports tool received high levels of recognition from the White House and NOAA, for which the team received praise from the NOAA Administrator.

Map on right is zoomed in to Delaware Bay with several blue polygons and shades of green. Data show wind potential and BOEM wind planning areas.
OceanReports allows users to draw a custom polygon to receive reports about the offshore space.

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Studying Corals for Future Protection and Restoration

Coral reefs are under threat from warming waters, disease, degraded water quality, and other stressors. Several shallow water coral species are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Our team of coral scientists on contract with NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science are studying coral reproduction, and genetics, and the environmental factors that…

Honoring Our Veterans 

Several of our employee owners have served in various branches of the military in various capacities. Thank you for your service!  

Contributing to an Award-Winning Newsletter

Congratulations to the communications team at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management on their award-winning publication, Coastal Communicators. As part of a subcontract with Lynker, our communication staff contribute to this monthly publication to help share tips, lessons learned, and best practices with other communicators and coastal programs who don’t…