Biogeographic Assessment of the Main Hawaiian Islands (MHI)

In support of BOEM’s review of renewable energy leases and cable-right-of-way grants in federal waters, CSS compiled and visualized data showing the distribution of benthic habitats, fishes, sea turtles, marine mammals, and seabirds off the MHI. Products include a report describing marine biogeographic patterns around the MHI; spatial data layers and associated metadata; and an interactive web map to display project-related datasets. Our work established a baseline for assessing and monitoring potential environmental impacts from renewable energy projects.

Additional Projects

Quick Response Guides for Emergency Response

CSS prepares tactical, field, and quick response guides used by EPA OSCs and other first responders to address a wide range of contaminants.

Predictive Modeling and the HABTracker

CSS scientists helped develop HABTracker, a HAB Forecast system.

Ecologically Sound Offshore Wind Development

CSS helps set the standards for suitability modeling for offshore wind development, and assists in meeting regulatory standards for environmental resource protection.

Emergency Preparedness & Response

We help our clients prepare for and protect the health and environment of communities after disasters and hazmat releases.

Environmental Resource Assessment & Management

We apply science to address challenges affecting the nation’s natural resources.

Earth & Space Science Support & Operations

We deliver scientific support to advance our clients’ research goals.

Safety, Health, & Environmental

We provide our clients with tools to protect their workforce, the public, and the environment.

IT Services

Our IT solutions meet clients’ evolving needs.

Human Health Risk Assessment

We help advance the understanding of chemical effects on people and the environment.

Facilities Operations & Maintenance

We understand your facility support needs and deliver customized solutions.

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