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Emergency Maintenance Under a Bridge, At Night, in a Pandemic

On April 12, 2020, strong storms rolled through the Charleston, South Carolina area with wind gusts around 40 miles per hour. The next day, Lynker, working with NOAA’s Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, was notified that the battery voltage of the NOAA air gap sensor under the Ravenel bridge was dropping and not […]

Storyboarding for the Perfect Visualization

These days, video is quickly becoming the most popular medium. However, making a great video is no easy task. Michael (Mike) Pai, working with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management, makes it look easy. He works with project teams to distill the message, storyboard the content, and put it all into an appealing package. While the […]

Lynker Wins NOAA NEFSC Contract!

Lynker won 2 NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) contracts! The Lynker Team is excited to support the NEFSC Fisheries Monitoring and Research Division (FMRD), including the Fisheries Sampling Branch’s (FSB) Northeast Fisheries Observer Program (NEFOP). Lynker also won as a subcontractor on a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) contract to support data services, analysis, […]

Lynker Wins GARFO IT Support Contract!

Lynker won the re-compete of our Greater Atlantic Fisheries Regional Office (GARFO) IT Support contract. This continues our support of this important office and is a direct result of our staff and their dedication to the success of GARFO. Our efforts support the GARFO Technology and Data Management (TDM) division, which is responsible for providing […]

Lynker Team Helps Calculate New 2018 Data for the Marine Economy

NOAA and the Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released new statistics highlighting the marine economy’s contribution to the Nation’s economy. The statistics, prepared under a newly developed method of calculation, provide the results of a more comprehensive measurement of the marine contribution to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) than existed previously. Lynker team members […]

Lynker Staff Help Coastal Coupling Community of Practice Take Their Meeting Online

The Coastal Coupling Community of Practice held their second annual meeting virtually on May 12-13, 2020. Lynker’s Outreach Specialist/Coastal Scientist, Cayla Dean, who supports NOAA’s Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Service, also worked with NOAA’s National Weather Service to host keynote speakers such as Jesse Feyen, the Deputy Director of NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental […]

Sea Level Trends Updated Throughout Coastal US

Sea level rise is one of the largest climate-related threats facing our coastal communities. Scientists and engineers at NOAA’s Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) are analyzing water level data from a vast network of tide gauges to better understand these trends. Recently, Lynker team member, Steve Simon, worked with colleagues at CO-OPS […]