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Known Unknowns: Exploring New Frontiers in Information Management on Okeanos Explorer

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Known Unknowns: Exploring New Frontiers in Information Management on Okeanos Explorer

Data collected today might help us answer research questions we haven't even thought of yet. Information management is an important part of scientific explorations.

The Scientists Are In

Monday, April 30, 2012

The Scientists Are In

Communicating with the public about scientific topics isn't easy - even for scientists talking about their own work. A partnership between NOAA and the San Francisco Exploratorium museum is taking steps to train scientists to talk to the public about their work with the benefit of having NOAA research highlighted in one of the premier science centers in the world.

Rainwater Harvesting: Recycling a Precious Resource

Friday, April 13, 2012

Rainwater Harvesting: Recycling a Precious Resource

History is replete with accounts of ancient civilizations collecting and storing water for household and agricultural uses. The Romans engineered elaborate aqueduct systems to harness and convey rainwater to cisterns beneath the empire’s population centers. And the North American Anasazi channeled rainwater from mesa tops into stone-lined reservoirs. These history lessons were not lost on nature photographer Mike Halminski.

Taggers Volunteer to Help U.S. Vets

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Taggers Volunteer to Help U.S. Vets

Project Healing Waters is a cooperative volunteer program that engages disabled veterans in physical and emotional rehabilitation through fly-fishing. This winter, the Fly Fishers of Virginia and Dominion Power have teamed up to bring some of the U.S.'s wounded warriors to the Chesapeake Energy Center's Hot Ditch for three Project Healing Waters events.

Clearing up a cloudy view of phytoplankton's role in the climate system

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Clearing up a cloudy view of phytoplankton's role in the climate system

Phytoplankton - tiny plant-like organisms drifting through the great, vast ocean - are barely visible to the naked eye, and some are visible only through a microscope. Yet, when they are thriving, it is possible to see them from as far away as space. Their location is marked by swirling patterns of bright blues and greens that give the ocean a slick, marbled appearance, like oil on water.


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