Tuesday, November 21, 2017
 
South Florida: How Are You Connected?

Monday, August 20, 2012

South Florida: How Are You Connected?

People who vacation, live, boat, swim, snorkel, bird watch, or eat seafood in south Florida are “connected” to south Florida’s marine habitats. With populations increasing in coastal communities such as south Florida it is important to understand the impact humans have on these environments, and how the changing marine environment influences the way we live and how we plan for the future along our coasts.

Students win chance to launch a NOAA global ocean drifter for Earth Day

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Students win chance to launch a NOAA global ocean drifter for Earth Day

Students and scientists benefit from 21st-century 'message in a bottle' launches

Middle and high school students in six cities across America have won the chance to deploy a NOAA global ocean drifter for Earth Day, earning the opportunity to launch a small 44-pound floating buoy into an ocean current.

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.

Texas Sea Grant researchers help beach visitors avoid the grip of rip currents

Monday, June 3, 2013

Texas Sea Grant researchers help beach visitors avoid the grip of rip currents

Dr. Chris Houser was studying rip current development on a beach in Florida when he noticed something curious: many beachgoers were spreading their beach blankets on the sand directly in front of an active rip current and swimming in the rip channel.

The citizen scientists behind NOAA's Old Weather project

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The citizen scientists behind NOAA's Old Weather project

A citizen scientist program now in its sixth year, the Old Weather project asks volunteers to transcribe weather data from 19th century ship logs. These data sets are then used to better inform scientific analysis of Earth’s climate and climate change.
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