As a woman-owned science and technology company, ERT is particularly committed to local education initiatives and non-profit organizations. We’re pleased to announce our recent support to FAMES®, a local non-profit organization dedicated to increasing opportunities for underserved youth in Grades 4 through 12. Through after school and summer programs, FAMES® works to provide educational experiences in finance and art, as well as the traditional STEM areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
ERT is pleased to announce that four of our staff members are presenting at this week’s Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) 8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and 25th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society (TCS) in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, two of our staff will chair sessions. All five employees are Marine Habitat Resource Specialists who support one of the following: The NOAA Restoration Center in Silver Spring, MD, or Seattle, WA, and the NOAA Office of Habitat Conservation, Habitat Protection Division, in Silver Spring, MD.
ERT is pleased to have been awarded the Northwest Fisheries Science Center Information Technology Support Services contract. On this effort, ERT will provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 desktop support services to troubleshoot and resolve desktop, laptop, network, domain, and other technology issues as well as provide database and applications server support for Oracle and Enterprise DB.
The contract has a one-year period of performance with two one-year options with a contract ceiling value of $2M.
ERT is pleased to announce our recent award for the National Ocean Service Office of Coast Survey’s Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL) IT Support Services contract. Under this contract, ERT will support OCS’ information technology needs both on land and on sea-bound nautical vessels. Support will include data input and record maintenance, hydrographic project support, data analysis and software support, hydrodynamic modeling, product software and GIS development, and IT support.
ERT is pleased to announce our recent award for the National Ocean Service Office of Coast Survey’s IT Support Services contract. Under this contract for OCS—the nation’s largest chart maker—ERT will provide services in the areas of GIS, software programming, and data mining in the scientific arena. In the hydrographic and charting arena, we will assist OCS with activities across the lifecyle of data include acquisition, processing, analysis, manipulation, and application along with development of new methods and technologies.
On Sunday, March 6th, ERT staff members Dorian DiPeppe, Katie Kirk, and Liang Kuang attended the 2016 “Girl Power” event hosted by Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). The annual event provides middle- and high-school girls an opportunity to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
ERT has been awarded the Performance Management System support task by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Under this task, the company will provide technical support services to maintain, operate, and continually improve the Performance Management System for the National Weather Service’s Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The period of performance is a one year base with four option years, and the work will be performed in Silver Spring, Maryland.
ERT is pleased to announce that seven of its scientific personnel have authored papers/posters and are presenting them at this week’s American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, Ken Carey, ERT’s Vice President, Science and Engineering Business Units, will serve as a session chair/co-chair for multiple sessions.
Presentation/poster topics and authors include: