Friday, March 23, 2018

NOAA-led researchers discover ocean acidity is dissolving shells of...

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A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming marine snails, called pteropods, which provide food for pink salmon, mackerel and herring, according to a new paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

NOAA expedition discovers ship’s timepiece silent for two centuries

Public invited to see live video from seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico

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Using undersea robots, satellites and high-speed Internet to send live video from the seafloor to audiences ashore, a team of NOAA-led marine archeologists discovered a ship’s chronometer where time has stood still for about 200 years at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.

US Postal Service unveils new Earth Day stamp celebrating NOAA Climate...

Stamp inspired by climate model showing Earth's sea surface temperatures

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On April 22, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service is celebrating Earth Day by unveiling a new Forever international rate stamp inspired by a simulation of sea surface temperatures from a NOAA model of the Earth’s climate. The round stamp depicts the globe with North America in the center, surrounded by vivid bands of blue, green and red, signifying the varying temperatures of sea surface waters.