Marine Minerals Activities

To evaluate OCS sand deposits for coastal restoration and beach nourishment needs, and to foster good working relationships regarding OCS mineral issues with coastal States.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Offshore Cooperative Sand Programs with the following States: Delaware, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, and California.

Studies were funded in support of the Hurricane Katrina and Rita Relief efforts in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.