Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting, Portsmouth, NH (Dec 12)
Nick Napoli (Northeast Regional Ocean Council) made a presentation at the Task Force Meeting demonstrating the value of the Northeast Ocean Data Portal for the offshore wind planning process. Several other speakers used Portal maps in their talks and highlighted the Portal’s role and importance. In his talk, Matthew Mailloux of the New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives said, “The Northeast Ocean Data Portal will be crucial in incorporating all available data into decision making.”
NOAA Office for Coastal Management and Integrated Ocean Observing System Regional Ocean Data Sharing Workshop, Charleston, SC (Nov 21-22)
Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium, Portland, ME (Nov 4-8)
A Northeast Ocean Data Portal interactive display was featured at the Symposium, where the Portal team engaged with scientists, stakeholders, and decision makers on uses of the Portal’s maps and data.
AWEA Offshore Wind POWER, Boston, MA (Oct 22-23)
Emily Shumchenia from the Northeast Ocean Data Portal participated in a panel discussion, and various speakers throughout the conference used Portal maps and data to show complex interactions among offshore wind, maritime commerce, and other ocean uses.