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CSA Monitors Nearshore Hardbottom off the Treasure Coast

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This video provides a compilation of CSA marine biologists conducting underwater monitoring of nearshore hardbottom resources off the east coast of Florida for several beach nourishment projects. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection requires that nearshore hardbottom monitoring be conducted before, during, and (for a certain number of years) following a beach nourishment project. As part of these monitoring efforts, CSA marine biologists assess percent cover of marine flora and fauna within quadrats, measure sediment depth on hardbottom, and map the edges of hardbottom features using a GPS buoy. The video also shows some of the various marine life comprising the nearshore hardbottom biological community, including algae, sponges, urchins, jellyfish, and sharks.

CSA at Work: The AMX-1 Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System

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The AMX-1 Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System is a comprehensive multi-year project comprising a permit feasibility study, route design, benthic characterization field surveys, agency coordination, permit application preparation and acquisition, hardbottom mitigation plan development and negotiations, and post-installation surveys and mitigation in accordance with permit compliance requirements.

AMX-1 Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Project from Continental Shelf Associates on Vimeo.

CSA Ocean Sciences at WEDA Summit & Expo '17

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CSA Ocean Sciences at WEDA Summit & Expo '17

csa weda summit expo 2017 boat webFrom 26-29 June, CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) will be attending and exhibiting at the WEDA Summit & Expo in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Knowledgeable CSA scientists will be on-hand to discuss our environmental management and mitigation capabilities specific to dredging projects. Please visit us at Booth #41 to learn how CSA can help manage your environmental requirements.

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CSA Sponsors the Sebastian Lionfish Fest

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Debbie Kilbane, Marketing Director for Ports, Harbors and Beaches

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. and sister company, Morgan and Eklund Inc. were a proud sponsor of the 2017 Sebastian Lionfish Fest where “delicious dishes were made from destructive fishes”. Debbie Kilbane, Marketing Director, and Erin Hodel, Senior Program Manager of the Ports, Harbors, and Beaches division of CSA, as well as family and friends, attended the event which was held at Captain Hiram’s Resort in Sebastian, Florida. The event included a fishing tournament as well as a cook-off by 7 local restaurant chefs for best lionfish dish.

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