Briefing Book: Habitat Advisory Panel – May 2016

Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Advisory Panel Meeting

May 11-12, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn
5265 International Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29418

Agenda (updated 5/11)


1. November 17-18, 2015 Advisory Panel Minutes

2. BOEM NC Energy Task Force Materials

3. DOSITS Webinar Notice- Potential Effects of Sound on Marine Fishes

4. Information gaps in understanding the effects of noise on fishes and invertebrates: Hawkins, Pembroke and Popper

5. The Importance of Sounds to the Fish Community and Their Habitat Dr. Aaron Rice, Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell University

6. Sound Exposure Guidelines for Fishes and Sea Turtles

7. SALCC Conservation Blueprint and Update

8. Remote Sensing of Environment Port of Miami Barnes et al 2015

9. Understanding the Habitat Value and Function of Shoals and Shoal Complexes to Fish and Fisheries on the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf- Literature Synthesis and Gap Analysis- BOEM

10. NOAA NMFS Climate Science Strategy- Highlights


FEP II: Food Webs and Connectivity (posted 5/11)

BOEM Update to the SAFMC Habitat and EBM AP – North Carolina Proposed Sale Notice (posted 8/19)

Advances in Navy Research (and Habitat Impacts Mitigation) in the South Atlantic (posted 8/19)

Climate Variability and Fisheries Technical Working Group (posted 8/19)

South Atlantic FEP II Update Team Progress (posted 8/19)

Sound & Fishes: Impacts of Seismic Testing on Fish and Habitat (posted 8/19)

The South Atlantic LCC Conservation Blueprint (posted 8/19)