Smultea Sciences provides scientifiC and sustainable solutions to minimize human impacts on wildlife and the environment
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Smultea Sciences provides marine and wildlife consulting services, balancing development needs with sustainability and wildlife conservation.

 

​We have a proven project management process for marine and terrestrial wildlife projects, with an affinity for marine renewable energy. We are passionate about making a positive difference in the world - lending our expertise to shape sound resource policy, informing our clients on best practices, and contributing to collective scientific knowledge.

 

Services & Expertise

 

Marine & wildlife Expertise

  • Protected Species Observation (PSO) Services 

  • ​Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Services

    • ​Aerial – Vessel – Terrestrial – Acoustic

    • Real-time mapping with Mysticetus™️software

  • Data Management/Analysis/Reports

  • NMFS-Approved PSO/PAM Training

  • Terrestrial and Marine Wildlife, including birds

  • NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act 

    • Environmental Impact Assessment (EA)

    • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)

  • Biological Assessments (BA) and Evaluations (BE)  

  • Field Research & Reporting​

  • Scientific Baseline Studies

  • Desktop Analysis Studies

  • MMPA - Marine Mammal Protection Act and               ESA - Endangered Species Act

    • Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) Applications

    • Letter of Authorization (LOA) Applications​

  • Agency Consultation  

  • Environmental Permitting

  • Marine Mammal Mitigation & Monitoring Plans (4MP)

 

Featured Project

MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY WILDLIFE EXPERTS
  • Experience on over 8 Atlantic BOEM offshore lease areas

  • Smultea Sciences set the OSW data and report standard preferred by NMFS/BOEM

  • Featured panel speaker with Pacific Ocean Energy Trust regarding cetaceans and West Coast Offshore Wind

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  • Provided over 60% of PSO & PAM for US Atlantic Offshore Wind since 2016

  • Pacific Windfloat Demonstration Project

  • Member: Offshore Wind California

  • Approved by NMFS/BOEM to train/certify PSOs/PAM operators

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Project History

2019

Bay State Wind

Deepwater Wind Skipjack

Dominion Wind UAX

 Equinor Empire Wind

Oceaneering Gulf of Mexico

Ocean Wind

Puget Sound Partnership Harbor Seal Abundance

Revolution Wind

Scripps/NSF Uruguay - Namibia

Sunrise Wind

Vineyard Wind

2017

Bay State Wind

Deepwater Wind

Honua HDOT Molokai Bird Surveys

NMFS PEIS Long-line Fisheries Pacific

NYSERDA Aerial Surveys

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Density Surveys, WA

Ocean Wind

Puget Sound Harbor Seal Density

Spinner Dolphin MMPA Regulatory Support

TDI Gulf of Mexico MMO

2015

Alaska Cook Inlet LNG

Apache Cook Inlet PSO Services

Atlantic Seismic IHA Advisor (CGG)

Atlantic Seismic IHA (Schlumberger/W Geophysical)

Atlantic Seismic IHA (TGS)

Beaufort Sea BP/SAE PSO Services

BP/SAE North Prudhoe Bay PSO Services

Greenland Polar Fields Services PSO Support

Level B Harassment Assessment & Noise Probability Analysis, CA

NMML San Juan Islands Aerial Surveys

Navy/HDR Puget Sound Harbor Seal Workshop

Navy /HDR Marine Mammal Aerial Density Surveys, WA

Navy/ManTech S CA Density Models

TGS/ASRC Chukchi Sea IHA

Windfloat Pacific Offshore Wind Demonstration Project, OR

2013

Apache Cook Inlet PSO Services

Chukchi Sea Environmental Studies Program Review

Cook Inlet Beluga Habitat Analysis Study

Navy /HDR Marine Mammal Aerial Density Surveys, WA

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

TGS/ASRC Chukchi Sea IHA

2011

Beaufort Sea Pt. Thompson EIS

Biological Assessment Wastewater Discharge on Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

Navy/HDR Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, Atlantic

NMFS Bowhead Whale Beaufort and Chukchi Seas survey review and data compilation

2009

Beaufort Sea Pt. Thompson EIS

Biological Assessment Wastewater Discharge on Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

EA and IHA Acoustic review of impacts of Seismic activities on Sea turtles

Knick Arm Bridge LOA Marine Mammal/Beluga Whale Review, Anchorage, AK

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

NMFS Bowhead Whale Beaufort and Chukchi Seas survey review and data compilation

Programmatic EIS/OEIS for all Major Oceans – National Science Foundation

Regulatory Assessment for Gulf of Mexico offshore oil exploration

2007

Conoco-Phillips Beluga River, Cook Inlet, AK vessel and aerial marine mammal monitoring

Navy vessel-based marine mammal monitoring, Pearl Harbor, HI

Nuiksut CGG Veritas IHA Application, Beaufort Sea

Programmatic EIS/OEIS for all Major Oceans – National Science Foundation

2018

Bay State Wind

Deepwater Wind Skipjack

Dominion Wind UAX

 Equinor Empire Wind

Oceaneering Gulf of Mexico

Ocean Wind

Puget Sound Partnership Harbor Seal Abundance

Revolution Wind

Scripps/NSF Uruguay - Namibia

Sunrise Wind

Vineyard Wind

2016

Alaska Cook Inlet LNG

Atlantic Seismic IHA Advisor (CGG)

Atlantic Seismic IHA (Schlumberger/W Geophysical)

Atlantic Seismic IHA (TGS)

Bay State Wind

Consistency Certification Atlantic (Schlumberger)

Honua HDOT Molokai Bird Surveys

NMFS PEIS Long-line Fisheries Pacific

NMML San Juan Islands Aerial Surveys

NYSERDA Aerial Surveys

Navy/HDR Marine Mammal Aerial Density Surveys, WA

Navy/ManTech S CA Density Models

Puget Sound Harbor Seal Workshop

TGS/ASRC Chukchi Sea IHA

Vineyard Wind

2014

Apache Cook Inlet PSO Services

Atlantic Seismic IHA Advisor (CGG)

Atlantic Seismic IHA (Schlumberger/W Geophysical)

Atlantic Seismic IHA (TGS)

Beaufort Sea BP/SAE PSO Services

Cook Inlet Beluga Habitat Analysis Study

BP/SAE North Prudhoe Bay PSO Services

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

Navy /HDR Marine Mammal Aerial Density Surveys, WA

TGS/ASRC Chukchi Sea IHA

Windfloat Pacific Offshore Wind Demonstration Project, OR

2012

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

TGS/ASRC Chukchi Sea IHA

2010

Beaufort Sea Pt. Thompson EIS

Biological Assessment Wastewater Discharge on Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

Knick Arm Bridge LOA Marine Mammal/Beluga Whale Review, Anchorage, AK

NMFS Bowhead Whale Beaufort and Chukchi Seas survey review and data compilation

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

Programmatic EIS/OEIS for all Major Oceans – National Science Foundation

2008

IHA for Incidental Taking of ringed seals during on-ice seismic operations, Beaufort Sea

National Science Foundation / Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (L-DEO) LGL EAs and IHAs Pacific, Atlantic, & Caribbean

Navy Marine Mammal Aerial Surveys, CA & HI

NMFS Bowhead Whale Beaufort and Chukchi Seas survey review and data compilation

Programmatic EIS/OEIS for all Major Oceans – National Science Foundation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2007 - Smultea Environmental Sciences becomes a LLC
2000 - Mari Smultea founds Smultea Environmental Sciences
 

Our mission

Smultea Sciences creates balanced, innovative marine and wildlife management solutions throughout our world and its oceans. 

Working remotely is good for the environment, for employees, and for client responsiveness. With team members located across the US from Alaska to Florida, since 2000 Smultea Sciences stays at the forefront of sustainability, remote teamwork, and project management technology.

  • DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

  • WBE - Women's Business Enterprise

  • WOSB - Women's Owned Small Business

  • MBE - Minority Business Enterprise

  • SDB- Small Disadvantaged Business

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