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Recent Events

Education and Training Opportunity Analysis Workshop
Jun. 9-10, 2014
Tampa, FL

This workshop is intended to be an in-depth exploration with approximately 30 key participants from the Gulf Region higher education, workforce development, employer, and policymaking communities. The workshop will consider the current state of education and training pathways for preparing the region’s middle-skilled workforce in both the short- and long-term and identify perceived needs and potential opportunities that might be addressed by the Gulf Research Program.

Meeting of the Full Gulf Research Program Advisory Group (AG)
Jun. 11-12, 2014
Tampa, FL
We apologize to any remote participants who were unable to join the meeting due to technical glitches that caused our WebEx connection to fail to work from our Tampa meeting.

Presentations Available for Download
Enhancing Ocean Observing in the Gulf of Mexico: Roles, Responsibilities & Some Priorities [PDF 8.0 MB]
Steve Murawski, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida

Understanding Natural Variability in Large-Scale Features of the Gulf of Mexico [PDF 10.66 MB]
Frank Muller-Karger, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida

Monitoring for Success with Ecosystem Services [PDF 2.51 MB]
Marc Russell, Gulf Ecology Division, U.S. Environmental  Protection Agency


Advisory Group Meeting of the NAS Gulf Research Program

Gulf Research Program Advisory Group (AG) members and staff discuss the program’s initial strategic plan at a recent AG meeting in Houston, TX.


Past Events



Meeting of the Full Gulf Research Program AG
Feb. 11-12, 2014
Houston, TX

Presentations: Holly Hopkins, Rebecca Green 


To request agendas and presentations from 2013 meetings, contact