OceanSTEM Pipeline Reception event (Mar 31, 2016)
Speaker: Topic – Effects of El Nino on Coastal Environment
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
SDSU Coastal & Marine Institute Laborator
BIOMIMICRY: Understanding marine life to advance technology and promote societal benefits (Mar 3, 2016)
Speaker: Dimitri Deheyn, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
Time: 3:30 – 5:15 pm – Talk + Q&A + networking with light refreshments
4340 Vandever Street, San Diego CA 92120
(free parking located across the street at Kaiser parking garage)
Cost: $25 for non-members / free for TMA members
The 7th Annual BlueTech & Blue Economy Summit (Nov 9 – 10, 2015)
Crowne Plaza San Diego – Mission Valley
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108
The Maritime Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony (Nov 9, 2015)
The Blue Tech & Blue Economy Summit and Tech Expo Tabletop Signup (Nov 9 – 10, 2015)
The Blue Economy Workforce Development Day (Nov 10, 2015)
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U.S. IOOS Releases First Phase of Ocean Economy Report
The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observation System (IOOS) has released the Year 1 report of the three year study “The Ocean Enterprise: A study of US business activity in ocean measurement, observation and forecasting.” ERISS Corporation was awarded funds to work with The Maritime Alliance to study the economic impact of the ocean observation sector in the U.S. Read more about the ERISS study here.
San Diego Maritime Industry Report 2012
The findings of the 2012 comprehensive survey of the maritime industries in the San Diego shows a direct economic impact larger than any other sector besides defense. Click on the report image above to view and download.
Total Employment: 46,000 jobs
Total Revenues: $14 billion (2011)
Jobs Survey: The San Diego Workforce Partnership’s (SDWP) BlueTech Jobs report will profile 25 in-demand jobs in San Diego County’s Blue Technology sector. ERISS, a leading research firm, will be conducting surveys of and interviews with employers. Please lend your industry expertise by taking the survey Here. The report will be released in November 2016 at SDWP’s annual Workforce Conference.
Coastal & Marine Spatial Planning
Coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) is a comprehensive, adaptive, integrated, ecosystem-based, and transparent planning process. It is based on sound science and integrates ecological, economic, and social information on current and projected uses of marine waters to inform management and regulatory decisions, reduce conflicts, and facilitate compatibility among projected uses, while sustaining the State’s marine ecosystem and resources for present as well as future generations.
The National Ocean Policy published in 2010 was a landmark in U.S. history — the first ever Ocean Policy for a nation with a rich maritime history and that controls by far the largest ocean territory in the world through its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The Policy called for implementation of CMSP on a regional basis for the coastal states and Great Lakes. The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) in its 2012 Strategic Plan called for CMSP to be done on a regional basis and put forth a Conceptual Framework to guide regions in this process.
The Maritime Alliance supports the regional, comprehensive, ecosystem-based approach that balances economy with ecology. We have created a resource page with a variety of information on current or previous work or studies done on marine ecosystem mapping, planning and management. We hope you find this useful.