A collaboration announced today uses NOAA research and data to help the insurance industry anticipate and react to storm damage, saving time and money.
September 7, 2011
NOAA’s National Weather Service ranks in the top 15 percent of federal agencies for customer satisfaction, according to a recent public survey.
U.S. commercial fishermen landed 8.2 billion pounds of seafood in 2010, valued at $4.5 billion, an increase of 200 million pounds and more than $600 million in value over 2009, according to a new report released by NOAA on Wednesday.
Ocean explorers on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer observed two species of marine life scientists believe have never before been seen together at a hydrothermal vent – chemosynthetic shrimp and tubeworms.
NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Maria Damanaki, European Union commissioner for maritime affairs and fisheries, will sign a historic statement on Wednesday pledging bilateral cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, known as IUU fishing – a first for the longstanding partnership between the U.S. and the E.U. on fisheries management.