Friday, December 15, 2017
 
NOAA and partners launch deep-sea Atlantic expedition

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

NOAA and partners launch deep-sea Atlantic expedition

Deep SEARCH to study corals, canyons and seeps off southeast US coast

Follow along with NOAA's Ocean Explorer on a four-year effort with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as scientists shed light on little-known natural resources of deep ocean canyons. 

NOAA takes virtual reality to another dimension

Monday, September 11, 2017

NOAA takes virtual reality to another dimension

Float through the rings of Saturn with Science on a Sphere Explorer

Two years after the debut of Science On a Sphere ExplorerTM , NOAA’s design team has adapted gaming technology to incorporate virtual reality goggles into SOSx.
Fishing in the Arctic?

Friday, September 8, 2017

Fishing in the Arctic?

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the fourth dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic.

What the mud tells us about a changing Arctic

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

What the mud tells us about a changing Arctic

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the third dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic.
No ice to break

Friday, September 1, 2017

No ice to break

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the second dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic.

Why We Go North

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Why We Go North

Dispatches from the Arctic

This blog post by Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA's Arctic Research Program, is the first in a series of posts from NOAA scientists aboard US Coast Guard Cutter Healy who are measuring Arctic environmental change.

Sailing drone captures dawn while crossing the Bering Strait

Monday, August 7, 2017

Sailing drone captures dawn while crossing the Bering Strait

Unmanned vehicles cruise into Arctic for voyage of data collection

In the early hours of August 1, one of two remotely operated unmanned sailing vehicles snapped this dreamy photo as it sailed through the choppy Bering Strait, bound for a voyage of data collection. In the distance are the islands of Little Diomede in the United States and Big Diomede in Russia.
New robotic lab tracking toxicity of Lake Erie algal bloom

Friday, July 21, 2017

New robotic lab tracking toxicity of Lake Erie algal bloom

Editor's note: This story and video were shared with NOAA by the University of Michigan. Please go online to read the more detailed article by Jim Erickson, senior public relations representative at UMichigan. 

ANN ARBOR—A new research tool to safeguard drinking water is now keeping a watchful eye on Lake Erie. This week, a robotic lake-bottom laboratory began tracking the levels of dangerous toxins produced by cyanobacteria that bloom each summer in the lake's western basin.

The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The spirit of collaboration aboard Gulf of Mexico cruise

This summer, NOAA and partner scientists will conduct their most collaborative ocean acidification sampling of the Gulf of Mexico yet. Set to depart today, July 18

th, the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystems and Carbon Cruise (GOMECC-3) will travel through international waters with 24 scientists from the United States, Mexico and Cuba on board.
Severe weather model predicted tornado's path hours before it formed

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Severe weather model predicted tornado's path hours before it formed

A NOAA research project is opening the door to a new era of high-resolution weather models that can for the first time predict the location and timing of tornadoes before they are detected. 
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