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FY 2013 NOAA Preserve America Initiative Internal Funding Program - Funded Projects

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The NOAA Preserve America Initiative Internal Funding Program (PAIIF) is pleased to announce the 2013 PAIIF recipients.

Each project leverages heritage to communicate how NOAA's products and services are relevant to the public we serve while enhancing a community's own heritage. The projects selected this year represent great diversity in scope, geography, and preservation. The projects include:

Fa'a-Samoa: The Samoan Way
Project Lead: Gene Brighouse, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa,
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Pago Pago, AS
National Ocean Service

Preservation and Sharing of Nontraditional Observations of Climate made by Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains through an Interactive Exhibit and Website
Project Lead: Kevin Gallo, Environmental Monitoring Branch, Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Sioux Falls, SD
National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service

Graveyard of the Atlantic Exhibit: Shipwrecks and Reefs An exhibit at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Project Lead: Lauren Heesemann, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Manteo, NC
National Ocean Service


Restoration of NOAA Western Regional Center Shoreline
Project Lead: Polly Hicks, Habitat Restoration Division, NOAA Restoration Center, Seattle, WA
National Marine Fisheries Service


Storms of the Great Lakes - An Interactive Exhibit
Project Lead: Sarah Jamison, Eastern Region, Weather Forecast Office Cleveland, OH
National Weather Service


Maine-Built Shipwrecks in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Interactive Kiosk
Project Lead: Matthew Lawrence, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Scituate, MA
National Ocean Service


A Child's Sanctuary: Exploring the Maritime Heritage of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Project Lead: Anne-Marie Runfola, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Situate, MA
National Ocean Service


Hurricane Hunters: A 20th Anniversary Commemoration and Tropical Cyclone Retrospective of Tampa Bay
Project Lead: Ian Sears, Science and Engineering Branch, Aircraft Operations Center, Tampa, FL
Office of Marine and Aviation Operations


Click here for more detailed information on the 2013 NOAA PAIIF funded projects.

For additional information, contact NOAAPAIIFinquiries@noaa.gov.