Marine Sciences

Lynker offers strong capabilities and expertise in marine-based fisheries research, habitat conservation, and eco-system driven marine resources management. Our work helps forward the Federal government’s goal of integrating a more ecosystem-based approach to the management and restoration of living marine resources worldwide. Our outputs provide objective, scientific evidence that informs Agency leadership, Congress, non-government organizations, industry, and other stakeholders of the social and economic impacts of management policies and regulatory measures related to America’s invaluable marine habitats, flora, and fauna

Key Capabilities Include:

  • Protected Resource Management
  • Environmental Assessments and Impact Studies
  • Regulatory Compliance
    • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
    • Endangered Species Act (ESA)
    • Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA)
    • Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
    • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
    • Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
  • Manned and Unmanned Aerial and Underwater Vehicle (MOV/UAV) technology development and operation
  • Habitat restoration
  • Marine Mammal Health and Rescue
  • Policy and Permitting
  • Data and imagery curation
  • Genetic sampling, lab work, and analysis
  • Surveys and acoustic operations
  • Communications
  • Outreach and Education