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April 12th Reddit AMA: What’s On the Radar? Talk Weather Research with NOAA

When severe weather strikes anywhere in the United States, weather radar is one of the most important tools forecasters use to track storms and warn the public.  Join NOAA for a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) on severe weather research and prediction on April 12, 2018.

April 5, 2018 0 Comments
April 27 Reddit AMA: Tornado! Talk Severe Weather Research & Prediction with NOAA

April 27 Reddit AMA: Tornado! Talk Severe Weather Research & Prediction with NOAA

Spring has arrived and with it come efforts to study and learn to better predict severe weather like tornadoes. Join NOAA for a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) on severe weather research and prediction on April 27, 2017.

April 24, 2017 0 Comments
NOAA releases Chief Scientist's Annual Report

NOAA releases Chief Scientist's Annual Report

The NOAA Chief Scientist’s Annual Report provides a corporate-level overview of NOAA’s Research and Development (R&D) activities, including a clear expression of the agency's research portfolio logic. As the nation’s environmental intelligence agency, with a legacy reaching back more than 200 years, NOAA supports a research enterprise that is a rich blend of disciplines, methods, and objectives. This document, a first of its kind, highlights NOAA’s progress towards meeting agency priorities in R&D, scientific integrity, and workforce development.

December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Sept. 22 Reddit AMA: The Science of Hurricane Hunting to Improve Forecasts

Sept. 22 Reddit AMA: The Science of Hurricane Hunting to Improve Forecasts

Hurricane scientist Frank Marks, Sc.D., the director of the Hurricane Research Division at NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, and P-3 hurricane hunter pilot Commander Justin Kibbey of the NOAA Corps will answer your questions.
September 22, 2016 0 Comments
The citizen scientists behind NOAA's Old Weather project

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.
December 3, 2015 0 Comments
NOAA Open House Opens Seattle's Eyes to Marine Science and Technology

NOAA Open House Opens Seattle's Eyes to Marine Science and Technology

NOAA held an Open House on June 14 at its Seattle Sand Point campus. Four tours were offered that focused on different aspects of NOAA’s mission: Marine Mammal Science - featuring the bone collection; Fisheries Surveys – showing off the net loft; Physical Science – focusing on ocean engineering, the dive center, and the weather forecasting floor; and a Shoreline Restoration walk emphasizing the connection between aquatic environments and our everyday lives.

July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Hydrologic Dashboard Tool Washes Out Storm Uncertainties

Hydrologic Dashboard Tool Washes Out Storm Uncertainties

Inspiration struck with the large storm that hit Duluth, Minnesota in October of 2005. The flooding that ensued after this unexpected event caught many off guard, so University of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s David Hart hired several graduate students to create an online tool that would show where and how the storm affected the area, and provide insight to similar events in the future. 
June 27, 2013 0 Comments
Texas Sea Grant researchers help beach visitors avoid the grip of rip currents

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.

June 3, 2013 0 Comments
Getting a jump on Aquatic Invasive Species

Getting a jump on Aquatic Invasive Species

The Great Lakes may span eight states and two provinces, but the threat of new aquatic invasive species is a constant reminder that the region is connected in more than name alone.

May 3, 2013 0 Comments
NOAA Science Has a Home at the New Exploratorium

NOAA Science Has a Home at the New Exploratorium

Scientists from all NOAA disciplines are contributing expertise and instruments to the Exploratorium museum's new location on the San Francisco waterfront.

April 17, 2013 0 Comments
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