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Winter 2020 Issue

February 4, 2020



NGI Researchers attend and present at CERF - Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 25th Biennial Meeting


Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 25th Biennial Meeting. Kirsten Larsen (NCEI), Just Cebrian, Kate Rose, and Clint Edrington attended the 25th meeting of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) in Mobile, AL, November 4-7.  Dr. Cebrian was a member of the conference organizing committee. Ms Rose convened a session, CMECS: A "Common Language" for Application to Coastal Habitat Mapping, attended by approximately 30 people. The session featured talks on applications of underwater video data to estuarine habitat mapping, using Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard (CMECS)-classified data products to inventory habitat types in National Park System units and to monitor ecosystem condition. Ms. Rose also gave a presentation on the CMECS Update Dynamic Standard Process. Dr. Edrington presented a poster titled, "A Preliminary Look at Emerging Autonomous Technology for Mapping Seagrass at Cat Island, MS."