Ocean Associates, Inc

Ocean, Fisheries, and Management Consultants    

 

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OAI provides professional consulting services to government organizations, the private sector, academia, and UN agencies. OAI experts have carried out ocean and fisheries projects throughout the world. Our experts couple diverse work experiences as scientists and senior managers with exceptional educational backgrounds and contacts throughout the United States and world-wide.

Teams of OAI Associates and affiliates can be fielded quickly, anywhere, to do analyses, plans, evaluations, and technical reports on -
      • Commercial and Recreational fisheries
      • Fisheries and wildlife conservation
      • Aquaculture - freshwater and marine
      • Issues in aquatic ecosystems
      • Ocean issues, remote sensing, and oceanography
      • Marine fisheries research and management
      • Fisheries in developing nations - research, development, and management
      • Climate change impacts on freshwater and marine systems and fisheries
      • Planning and evaluation of Environmental Projects
      • Research vessels and facilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What We Do


Ocean Associates, Incorporated provides professional consulting services to government organizations, UN agencies, academia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector. OAI experts have carried out ocean, fisheries, and management consulting projects throughout the world.

Our experts couple diverse work experiences as scientists, engineers, and senior managers with exceptional educational backgrounds and contacts throughout the United States and the globe. Many of these contacts are highly skilled scientists and administrators that can be brought into an assignment, as necessary, to augment OAI expertise. Teams can be fielded quickly, anywhere, to do analyses, funding proposals, tactical and strategic plans, evaluations, and technical reports on:
• Organizational management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting
• Supply chain management, e-commerce, logistics, business systems
• Commercial and recreational fisheries science and stewardship
• Protected resources and wildlife research and conservation
• Aquaculture - freshwater and marine
• Shellfish and corals restoration
• Issues in aquatic ecosystems ecosystems and habitats: rivers to oceans
• Ocean issues, remote sensing, and Oceanography
• Technologies: acoustic, electronic, aircraft and satellite sensing
• Marine fisheries, mammals, and turtles research, management and enforcement
• Fisheries in developing nations - research, development, and management
• Climate change impacts: aquatic systems, fisheries, and coasts
• Research vessels & facilities - engineering & staffing, acquisition
• Admin consulting & staffing - budget, clerical, planning, audits, analytics

Capabilities include:
• Engineering, Environmental and Admin systems: project identification, funding, management and oversight.
• Organization and preparation of studies, status reviews, and symposium reports.
• Admin Support: budget, clerical, planning, logistics, audits, acquisition.
• Project identification, management and/or oversight.
• Reviews of programs, plans, or problems, vendor proposals, and report preparation.
• Analyses, need assessments, tactical and strategic plans, budget recommendations, and final reports.
• Oversight of construction and deployment of ships and facilities
• Attendance at meetings to gather information, make contacts, and represent the client.
• Provision of secretariat services to treaty conventions, associations, or similar groups.
• Review of institutional web-sites for adequacy, consistency, rule compliance, currency, and functionality.
• Arranging payment to domestic and international collaborators.
• Consulting, workshops and training in office information technology, eCommerce,NEPA, cost minimizing, and human relations issues.
• Databases, analyses, need assessments, plans, budgets.
• Sector studies and development planning.
• Literature reviews.
• Education and outreach and decision facilitation.
• Preparation of grant applications and budget requests.
• Workshop and seminar planning and administration.
• Development of materials and training of environmental staff in environmental
procedures
• Development and application of GIS approaches to environmental issues

Photo Library Included
 OAI owns an extensive portfolio of environmental and technology pictures, mostly focused on our water heritage and its use. These include photos of oceans, coasts, lakes and rivers, lighthouses, boats, seaplanes, commercial and recreational fishing, zoos, aquariums, technologies, and coastal plants and animals. Free access to high resolution versions of these photos for use in illustrating our projects is offered to our customers. A small portion of these can be viewed at http://www.OceansArt.us and at http://www.TechnologySite.org.