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Amsterdam Dunes, a rare Great Lakes coastal dune and swale habitat, will be preserved as part of the proposed settlement.


This photo was taken during an overflight near Richmond Bridge. A sheen with brown oil in the convergence was visible. Photo credit NOAA.
Eelgrass along the bottom provides foraging areas and shelter for fish. NOAA photo by Adam Obaza.
Beach Watch surveyors. Image credit: Jan Roletto/ GFNM
This photo is from a press conference at Fort Mason following the Cosco Busan oil spill. Fort Mason was the Incident Command Post during the oil spill response.


Pulverized corals cloud the water around grounded cargo ship VogeTrader




As part of the proposed restoration non-native cattail, seen here, will be removed and replaced with native emergent wetland species such as the culturally important wild rice.
Boat under bridge across Portland Harbor


Front row left to right: Lisa Rosman (NOAA), John Jengo (STANTEC), Fran Dunwell (NYSDEC), Cathy Marion (USFWS), Melissa Foster (USFWS); Back row left to right: Rob Pirani (NY/NJ HEP), Reyhan Mehran (NOAA), David Bean (NJDEP), Carl Alderson (NOAA), Mark Walters (NJDEP)
The manual describes how to count recreational users via ground personnel and/or aerial photography methods.  May 12, 2012, aerial photo used to measure beach goers for the Deepwater Horizon natural resources damage assessment.
Restoration plans for the Raritan River will improve fish passage. These plans are related to the American Cyanamid hazardous waste site.


NOAA scientists used data from satellites, aircraft, ships, buoys, and gliders to deliver critical information for the emergency response.
loggerhead turtle
Dr. Michel Gielazyn (left) with Raghu Chatrathi (middle) Director of Environmental Remediation, Engineering and Advance Technologies (CSX/ALI), and Michael Taylor, EPA Region 4 Remedial Project Manager (right). Restored marsh is in the background.


 Reef near Catalina Island.


Juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtle oiled in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. (Photo: Blair Witherington, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)


Tug boats assist in the response to Bouchard Barge No. 120.
Port Stewart being assisted by tug boats in Puerto Rico after grounding in 2009. (Photo: USCG)
restoration at Chalk Point case site