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Draft
EA or EIS
Final EA or EIS
FONSI
ROD
Post-Survey Reports Submitted to NMFS
USGS Seismic Surveys in the Atlantic, August 2014-April 2015
Send comments to
nsfusgscomment@nsf.gov

The Draft EA is also available on the USGS website at:  http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/environmental_compliance/.  Public comments for the project should be submitted at the above email address.



Draft EA (pdf)
Open date:
5/20/14
Close date:
6/20/14
Final EA
(pdf)

FONSI
(pdf)

 
Marine Geophysical Survey off Cape Hatteras, Sep-Oct 2014
Send comments to
nsfcommentch@nsf.gov
Draft EA (pdf)
Open date:
5/05/14
Close date:
6/05/14
       

Marine Geophysical Survey off NJ, June-July 2014

Draft EA (pdf)
Open date:
2/03/14
Close date:
3/03/14


Final EA (full file with appendices-30 MB)
(pdf files)
Final EA
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G
Appendix H
Appendix I
Appendix J
Appendix K
Appendix L

FONSI (full file with appendices-30 MB)
(pdf files)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
FONSI
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G
Appendix H
Appendix I
Appendix J
Appendix K
Appendix L

   
Marine Geophysical Survey off of Southern California, Sep-Dec 2012
Public Hearing Presentation (Adobe Acrobat)
Public Hearing Video (web link)
PROPOSED PROJECT REQUEST WITHDRAWN
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
6/25/12
Close date:
9 /08/12
[ Close date extended from 8/10/12]
       
Marine Geophysical Survey off of Central California, Sep-Dec 2012
Public Hearing Presentation (Adobe Acrobat)
Public Hearing Video (web link)
PROPOSED PROJECT REQUEST WITHDRAWN
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
6/25/12
Close date:
8/10/12
       
Marine Geophysical Survey in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, June-July 2012
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
2/01/12
Close date:
3/23/12
Final EA
(pdf)

Attachment 1 (pdf)
FONSI
(pdf)

Attachment 1 (pdf)
  Monitoring Report 1 (pdf)
Monitoring Report 2 (pdf)
Monitoring Report 3 (pdf)
Marine Geophysical Survey in the South-Eastern Pacific Ocean, May 2012
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
1/05/12
Close date:
2/05/12

Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)

FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
  Monitoring Report (pdf)
Marine Geophysical Survey in the Central Pacific Ocean-Line Islands, May 2012
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
1/05/12
Close date:
2/05/12
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
  Monitoring Report (pdf)
Marine Geophysical Survey on the Shatsky Rise in the N.W. Pacific Ocean, March-April 2012.

Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
11/09/11
Close date:
12/09/11
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
  Monitoring Report (pdf)
Marine Geophysical Survey in the CNMI, Feb-Mar 2012.
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
10/18/11
Close date:
11/18/11

Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)

FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
  Monitoring Report (pdf)

PEIS for Marine Seismic Research

Notice of Public Hearing (Adobe Acrobat)

Public Hearing Presentation (Adobe Acrobat)


Draft PEIS with appendices (pdf)
---
Individual Files:
Draft PEIS
(pdf)
Appendix A (pdf)
Appendix B (pdf)
Appendix C
(pdf)
Appendix D (pdf)
Appendix E (pdf)
Appendix F (pdf)
Appendix G (pdf)
Appendix H (pdf)
---
Open date: 10/8/10
Close date:
11/22/10


Final PEIS with appendices
(pdf)
---
Individual Files:
Final PEIS
(pdf)
Appendix A (pdf)
Appendix B (pdf)
Appendix C
(pdf)
Appendix D (pdf)
Appendix E (pdf)
Appendix F (pdf)
Appendix G (pdf)
Appendix H (pdf)
Appendix I (pdf)
Appendix J (pdf)
 
ROD (pdf)
 
Marine Geophysical Survey in the Central Pacific Ocean, Nov-Dec 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
7 /6/11
Close date:
8 /6/11
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
  Monitoring Report (pdf)
Marine Geophysical Survey by the R/V Thompson in the W. Tropical Pacific Ocean, Nov-Dec 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
6 /17/11
Close date:
7 /17/11
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
   
NSF-USGS Marine Geophysical Survey in the GOA, June 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
4 /26/11
Close date:
5 /26/11

Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)

FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
 
90d Report (pdf)
PSO Data
(Excel)
NSF-USGS Marine Geophysical Survey in the Bering Sea, Aug 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
4 /26/11
Close date:
5 /26/11
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 
90d Report (pdf)
PSO Data
(Excel)
Marine Geophsycial Survey in the GOA, Jul-Aug 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
4 /14/11
Close date:
5 /14/11
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 
90d Report (pdf)
PSO Data
(Excel)
Marine Geophysical Survey in the Arctic Ocean, Sep-Oct 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
4 /12/11
Close date:
5 /12/11
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 
90d Report (pdf)
PSO Data
(Excel)
Marine Geophysical Survey in the ETP off Costa Rica, April-May 2011
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
12/01/10
Close date:
12/30/10
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 
90d Report (pdf)
PSO Data
(Excel)
Ocean Observatories Initiative (Site Specific)
Draft Site Specific EA (August 2010)
(pdf)
Distribution List
(pdf)
Open date:
08/10/10
Close date:
9/30/10*
Final Site Specifc EA (January 2011)
(pdf)
Appendix A (pdf)
Appendix B (pdf)
Appendix C
(pdf)
Appendix D (pdf)
Appendix E (pdf)
Appendix F (pdf)
Appendix G (pdf)
Appendix H (pdf)
Appendix I (pdf)
Supplemental Report (February 2013) (pdf)
FONSI (January 2011)
(pdf)
   

Ocean Observatories Initiative (Programmatic)

Draft EA (pdf)
Open date: 4/24/08; 4/30/08
Close date: 5/26/08

Final EA (June 2008)
(pdf)
Supplemental Report (April 2009)
(pdf)

FONSI (February 2009)
(pdf)
 
Marine Geophysical Survey by the R/V Melville
in the Pacific Ocean off Central/South America,
Oct–Nov 2010
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
06/04/10
Close date:
07/06/10
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
   
Marine Geophysical Survey in the GOA, Sep-Oct 2010
Proposed survey deferred. See “Marine Geophysical Survey in the GOA, Jul-Aug 2011” for revised survey documentation
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
04/12/10
Close date:
05/12/10
       
EA of a Marine Geophysical Survey by the R/V Marcus G. Langseth on the Shatsky Rise in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, June-July 2010
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
02/22/10
Close date:
03/22/10
 
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 

Marine Geophysical Survey in the CNMI, April-June 2010
Proposed survey deferred. See “Marine Geophysical Survey in the CNMI, Feb-Mar 2012” for revised survey documentation.

Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date:
12 /09/09
Close date:
01/09/10
       
Marine Seismic Survey in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, August 2009
Draft EA (pdf)
Attachment 1 (MS-Word)
Open date:
04 /27/09
Close date:
05/27/09
Final EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)

FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 
Marine Seismic Survey in the SW Pacific Ocean, Jan–Feb 2009
Draft EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
Open date:
11/14/08
Close date:
12/15/08
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
 
Planned Marine Seismic Survey in Southeast Asia, March-July 2009
Draft EA
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
Open date:
11/14/08
Close date:
12/15/08
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1
(pdf)
Attachment 2
(pdf)
 
U.S. Implementing Organization's Participation in IODP, Record of Decision  

Final EIS (pdf)
June 2008
Appendices
(pdf)

  Final (pdf)  

Marine Seismic Survery in Santa Barbara Channel, November 2008

Draft EA (MS-doc)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date: 6/30/08
Close date: 7/30/08
FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
 
Marine Survey in the Northeast Pacific Ocean, October 2008

Revised Draft EA (pdf)
Revised Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date: 4/16/09
Close date: 5/16/09
---------
Draft EA (MS-doc)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Open date: 6/09/08
Close date: 7/09/08

FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
 
Planned Seismic Survey in the Gulf of Alaska, September 2008
Draft EA (MS-doc)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Attachment 2 (pdf)
Open date: 5/12/08
Close date: 6/12/08
EA for Planned Low Energy Marine Seismic Survey in NE Pacific Ocean 2008

Draft EA
(pdf)

Attachment 1 (pdf)
Attachment 2 (pdf)
Open date: 3/27/08
Close date: 4/27/08

FONSI
(pdf)
Attachment 1 (pdf)
Attachment 2 (pdf)

* Deadline extended.

ARCHIVED DOCUMENTS

 

Acronyms:
DEA: Draft Environmental Assessment
EA: Environmental Assessment
EIS: Environmental Impact Statement
FONSI: Finding of No Significant Impact
ROD: Record of Decision

 

 

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