Tuesday, December 1, 2015
NOAA Ocean Warming

Pacific Ocean Is Abnormally Warm But Don’t Panic Yet

The Pacific Ocean is warm. Very warm. Last week, NOAA‘s U.S. Climate Prediction Center announced temperatures reached 3 degrees Celsius (5.6 Fahrenheit) above normal in a key section of the Pacific called Nino...

December 1, 2015
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NOAA Study Ties Deepwater Horizon Spill To Dolphin Deaths

NOAA’s “mortality event investigation team” has discovered that dead bottlenose dolphins, stranded in the northern Gulf of Mexico since the start of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, have lung and adrenal lesions consistent with...

June 2, 2015
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Friday, April 17, 2015

Aircraft Carrier Hit by Two Atomic Bombs and Scuttled Decades Ago Still ‘Amazingly Intact’

An underwater survey of a WWII-era aircraft carrier that was hit by two atomic bombs and scuttled over 60 years ago shows that the hull of the ship is still in...

April 17, 2015
Total Views: 88

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
noaa survey gulf of maine

NOAA Survey Reveals Scarred Seafloor of Gulf of Maine

Immediately off the shoreline from Portland Head Light, the iconic lighthouse that marks the tip of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, NOAA’s research vessel Ferdinand R. Hassler has been pinging away with her multibeam echo sounder...

February 10, 2015
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Maritime News

New Images Reveal Famous San Francisco Shipwreck

Some new images are for the first time revealing the shipwreck remains of what many consider to be the worst maritime disaster in San Francisco history.

December 10, 2014
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Monday, November 10, 2014

The NWS in Marquette Live Tweeted the SS Edmund Fitzgerald Tragedy

39 years ago today, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank in eastern Lake Superior with the loss of all 29 souls on board. Even to this day, the 1975 sinking remains...

November 10, 2014
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

NOAA Team Reveals Forgotten Ghost Ships Off Golden Gate

A team of NOAA researchers today confirmed the discovery just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait of the 1910 shipwreck SS Selja and an unidentified early steam tugboat wreck tagged the “mystery wreck.” The researchers also located the 1863 wreck of the clipper ship Noonday, currently obscured by mud and silt on the ocean floor.

September 16, 2014
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Maritime News

NOAA Issues New Arctic Chart For Red Dog Zinc Shippers

The world’s largest source of zinc is located 50 miles from the west coast of Alaska and over 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle at the Red Dog Mine....

July 8, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Maritime News

By the Numbers: NOAA’s 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions

The main driver of this year’s outlook is the anticipated development of El Niño this summer, according to NOAA.

May 22, 2014
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Friday, May 9, 2014
Maritime News

This Dumbo Octopus Video Will Melt Your Heart

NOAA research vessel Okeanos Explorer captured this gem during a dive in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, April 26, 2014.

May 9, 2014
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
EXXON Valdez In Shipyard After Spill

What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After The Big Spill?

by Gary Shigenaka (NOAA) – A popular myth exists that it is bad luck to rename a boat.  It is unclear whether this applies to “boats” as big as a...

April 8, 2014
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Monday, March 24, 2014

Two Great Videos to Watch On Today’s 25th Anniversary of The Exxon Valdez Disaster

Here are two great videos to watch on today's 25th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Disaster:

March 24, 2014
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Maritime News

NOAA Video: Lessons from Exxon Valdez – 25 Years Later

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, rupturing the hull and spilling nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine waters of Alaska.

March 18, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
deepwater horizon dolphins oil

Study Shows Gulf Dolphins in Poor Health following Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

By NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration Barataria Bay, located in the northern Gulf of Mexico, received heavy and prolonged oiling after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This area is also home...

December 19, 2013
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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After 151 Years, NOAA to Stop Printing Nautical Charts

By the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, which creates and maintains the nation’s suite of a thousand nautical charts of U.S. coastal waters, has...

October 22, 2013
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Monday, October 21, 2013
NOAA OCean Temps

NOAA UPDATE On Record Breaking High Ocean Temperatures

According to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this summer most of the world’s oceans witnessed record warm temperatures. NOAA says that the average temperature across global...

October 21, 2013
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New Report Claims Devastating Effects From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

According to a recent report NOAA claims that deep-­sea soft sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010’s Deepwater Horizon blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may...

October 21, 2013
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Maritime News

NOAA: Shipwreck Confirmed as Lost 19th Century U.S. Coast Survey Steamer, Robert J. Walker

More than 153 years after it was lost in a violent collision at sea, government and university maritime archaeologists have identified the wreck of the ship Robert J. Walker.

August 27, 2013
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Monday, August 26, 2013
Maritime News

NOAA Maps 170 Years of Tropical Cyclones

The Environmental Visualization Lab at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released images depicting data for a total of 11,967 cyclones recorded from 1842 to 2012.

August 26, 2013
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Maritime News

NOAA Seeking Permanent Rule to Reduce Whale Ship Strikes Along U.S. East Coast

NOAA Fisheries Service is seeking comments on its proposal to make permanent the rules it implemented five years ago to reduce the number of collisions between ships and North Atlantic right whales.

June 5, 2013
Total Views: 3