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Sunday, January 15, 2023
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Atmospheric Rivers: What Are They And How Does NOAA Study Them?

NOAA–You may have heard of atmospheric rivers in the news lately due to the intense rainfall and flooding along the U.S. West Coast. These naturally

January 15, 2023
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Saturday, December 3, 2022
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Even Weak Cyclones Have Grown More Intense

by Wei Mei, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Shang-Ping Xie, University of California, San Diego (via TheConversation) Tropical cyclones have

December 3, 2022
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Saturday, November 5, 2022
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‘Backyard Buoys’ To Improve Access To Vital Ocean Data For Indigenous And Coastal Communities

NOAA– A new ocean science effort to improve equity and inclusion is underway, thanks to a $4.98 million cooperative agreement to three regional

November 5, 2022
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Friday, October 28, 2022
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale
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NOAA Sued For Failing To Protect Humpback Whales

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) Environmentalists on Thursday sued the agency overseeing U.S. fisheries, claiming it had failed to protect endangered humpback

October 28, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
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Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured

NOAA–Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and

August 6, 2022
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Saturday, July 30, 2022
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NOAA Proposes New Speed Regulations To Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

NOAA— NOAA Fisheries has announced proposed changes to vessel speed regulations to further protect North Atlantic right whales from death and serious

July 30, 2022
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Sunday, December 26, 2021
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NOAA And Partners Launch Low-Carbon Sailing Vessel For Major Atlantic Ocean Weather, Climate Research

NOAA and partners have joined together to launch approximately 100 new Argo floats across the Atlantic ocean to collect data that supports ocean, weather and

December 26, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021
This image shows a rip current using a harmless green dye.
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NOAA Launches First National Rip Current Forecast Model

For the first time, NOAA is launching a national rip current forecast model, aimed at saving lives of beach-goers around the country. This new model can

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 2043

Thursday, September 2, 2021
USCG Operation Kohola Guardian
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US Coast Guard Cracks Down On Hawaiian Vessels Harassing Wildlife

Today the USCG and NOAA launched an operation to curtail charters within the Hawaiian Islands that are operating illegally and harassing marine

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 2759

Monday, August 30, 2021
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Ambrose Jearld, Jr.: Researcher, Educator, Mentor And Advocate For Diversity and Inclusion

(NOAA)–Ambrose Jearld, Jr. has spent his life around animals and water—both freshwater and seawater. He was born in 1944 into a Navy family in

August 30, 2021
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Sunday, August 29, 2021
Unique light colored patches of tissue on the whale's head help identify each individual. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Peter Duley
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Right Whales Numbers Are Increasing In Southern New England Waters Slated For Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA–Right whales are increasing their use of southern New England waters, including regions slated for offshore wind energy development, according to

August 29, 2021
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Friday, June 4, 2021
NOAA Chart of the Gulf of Mexico
Environment

Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Shrunk A Little

NOAA scientists are forecasting this summer’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or “dead zone” — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 4287

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Lake Superior Ice-breaker
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Great Lakes Ice Coverage Is The Smallest In Decades

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The U.S. rang in the new year with an unusually mild January 2021 that tied with 1923 for the ninth-warmest January on record. The

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 4309

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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U.S. Finalizes 2025 Blue Economy Strategy

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) yesterday released its Blue Economy Strategic Plan for 2021-2025, laying out a roadmap for new

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 1205

Monday, August 17, 2020
NOAA Saildrone
Defense

Marine Autonomy Continues As A Huge Growth Market During COVID-19

While the maritime world struggles with COVID-19, one industry segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: Marine Autonomy. With companies like the MIT startup,

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 219

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Photo Of USCG Sarsat Epirb Photo
News

NOAA Wants To Say… Happy 406MHz EPIRB Day!

Today is 406MHz beacon day! 406MHz beacons are used on vessels (EPIRBs), by outdoor enthusiasts (PLBs) and on aircraft (ELTs). 406 day serves as a reminder for

April 6, 2017
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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Are Ship Weather Observations Still Valuable In The Era Of Satellites?

by: Horst von Bargen (Deutscher Wetterdienst) Meteorological satellites (geostationary at an altitude of about 36.000 km and sun-synchronous at a height of

April 4, 2017
Total Views: 125

Friday, October 28, 2016
Velella Floating Fish Farm, Hawaii
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Gulf Of Mexico Fish Farms: NOAA’s $100 Million Mistake

by Deena Shanker (Bloomberg) If someone offered you a chance to invest millions of dollars in a business nobody wants, would you take it?

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 114

Monday, August 22, 2016
Triton submersibles
Blog

NOAA To Explore ‘Battle of the Atlantic’ Wreckage

by Vernon Smith (NOAA) July 15, 1942. America had been in World War II for less than a year, but the fight was coming to the nation’s shores. That

August 22, 2016
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New Science: Using Ships For Tsunami Warning

  by James Foster, University of Hawaii (TheConversation) Racing across ocean basins at speeds over 500 miles per hour, tsunamis can wreak

August 22, 2016
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