Offshore wind Turbine on East Coast of U.S.

About ROSA

Our Vision and Mission

The Responsible Offshore Science Alliance (ROSA)’s vision is an improved understanding of ocean and coastal ecosystems that allows for informed compatibility of sustainable fisheries and offshore wind energy. The alliance aims to realize this vision by advancing regional research and monitoring of fishery and offshore wind interactions in the waters from Maine to North Carolina. ROSA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. 

Our Work


ROSA is engaging fishermen, wind energy developers, fishery scientists, and federal and state management experts in:


  • Identifying regional research and monitoring needs

  • Coordinating existing research and monitoring

  • Advancing understanding through collaboration, partnerships, and cooperative research

  • Administering research

  • Improving access to scientific data

  • Sharing learnings


The alliance is working closely with leading experts in fisheries science and offshore wind who are already undertaking research, existing data and monitoring networks, and interested research and academic institutions.

To learn more about our work, click here.

Fishermen and Offshore Wind Turbine, East Coast U.S.

Our Supporters


ROSA was initiated by the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) and several offshore wind developers in 2019. The organization currently receives support from the following offshore wind developers:


  • Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind

  • Equinor

  • Mayflower Wind Energy

  • Ørsted

  • Vineyard Wind

Fishing industry leaders provide in-kind support through participation and dedication of RODA staff time.