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Register for the Draft Science Plan Launch Webinar

Join us on Thursday, June 22 from 1-2pm ET to learn about the launch of the RWSC Draft Science Plan. This webinar will cover: Overview of how the Draft Science Plan was developed and what it will contain Where and when the Draft Science Plan will be released How the RWSC Sector Caucuses will review the Draft Science Plan How input on the Draft Science Plan will be collected Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Read the Introduction to the RWSC Science Plan

The RWSC Steering Committee and Staff have developed an Introduction to the Integrated Science Plan for Wildlife, Habitat, and Offshore Wind Energy in U.S. Atlantic Waters. This introductory document:  Describes the purpose of the Science Plan, which involves coordination among the four Sectors (states, federal agencies, eNGOs, and offshore wind companies) to advance the RWSC Mission with respect to generating relevant, credible, and efficient offshore wind and wildlife research  Reflects input from the RWSC Subcommittees over the past year This is an embedded Microsoft… [More]

Marine Mammal Subcommittee releases best practices document

The RWSC Marine Mammal Subcommittee convened a small work group to develop data management and storage best practices for long-term and archival Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) data. This is a living document that will be updated by the Subcommittee as practices and technologies advance. The document is available for download as a pdf and to view as an interactive web page. The purpose of this document is to address the data collection, management, and storage phases of a long-term/archival PAM project to ensure that while numerous individual entities may be… [More]

The RWSE is now the Regional Wildlife Science Collaborative for Offshore Wind

To best reflect its multisector work along the Atlantic coast to coordinate science and research related to offshore wind and wildlife, the RWSE is changing its name to the Regional Wildlife Science Collaborative for Offshore Wind (RWSC). The RWSC continues to be led by a Steering Committee with equal representation from four sectors: federal government, state governments, offshore wind companies, and environmental non-governmental organizations. Since launching the organization in July 2021, the Steering Committee, four sectors, and hosts – the Northeast Regional Ocean Council… [More]