The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management promotes energy independence, environmental protection and economic development through responsible, science-based management of offshore conventional and renewable energy and marine mineral resources.
This cooperative agreement will evaluate identified OCS sand resources and examine forecasted coastal project needs to determine supply timelines, material suitability (compatibility) and deficit...more
To support and expand BOEM's National Offshore Sand Inventory, these funds will be used to collect geological and geophysical OCS data to assess sand and gravel rsources available for protection...more
As a component of the National Offshore Sand Inventory, this research will combine new and existing geological and geophysical Outer Continental Shelf data to develop assessments of sand and gravel...more
The purpose of the award is to expand the professional science employment preparedness of Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) students and to develop a more diversified pool of...more
BOEM-authorized projects have been shown to cause mortality to large-bodied elasmobranchs that feed at a low trophic level. While much work has been accomplished on commercially valuable species...more
Evolving environmental conditions on the Beaufort Shelf appear to be changing the utilization of the shelf by bowhead whales and the bowhead whale migration path may be shifting farther offshore....more
The position young people are dealt with can be complex, and yet the entire economic system is still focused for an age that’s almost gone astray. The solution? Promoting social enterprise and getting these young people integrated into work.