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Meet Désirée Tommasi: Pioneer in new field of fish forecasting Meet Désirée Tommasi: Pioneer in new field of fish forecasting

Meet Désirée Tommasi: Pioneer in new field of fish forecasting

Long known for weather forecasting and climate prediction, NOAA is pioneering a new type of forecasting -- fish forecasting.  Meet Désirée Tommasi, Ph.D., a young oceanographer working at  NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.J. who has just published research about forecasting the Pacific sardine, one of the nation’s most storied fish, made famous by John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row.

New tool helps oyster growers prepare for changing ocean chemistry New tool helps oyster growers prepare for changing ocean chemistry

New tool helps oyster growers prepare for changing ocean chemistry

For Bill Mook, coastal acidification is one thing his oyster hatchery cannot afford to ignore. He teamed up with fisherman-turned-oceanographer Joe Salisbury of the University of New Hampshire to adapt and install a new tool to help shellfish growers better prepare for ocean acidification.
When good ozone goes bad When good ozone goes bad

When good ozone goes bad

NOAA research is helping air quality managers understand what drives high ozone readings in the desert southwest during springtime. 

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