IOOS and Offshore Wind Power Meeting - February 2nd, 2009

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Rutgers President Richard McCormick delivered the Welcoming Remarks at the Offshore Wind Energy Meeting on February 2, 2009.

Offshore wind energy development projects are progressing in several states along the U.S. eastern seaboard. Projects in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia are already well into in the planning phase. Each of these development projects requires a suite of meteorological, oceanographic and other observations to support siting, installation and operation of offshore wind farms in U.S. coastal waters.

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