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NOAA, partners discover wreck of 207-year-old whaling ship

NOAA, partners discover wreck of 207-year-old whaling ship

NOAA and partners have announced the discovery of the wreck of a 207-year-old whaling ship, called Industry, found on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. 

March 23, 2022 0 Comments
New research showing link between Florida Current and Pacific Ocean could improve sea level, climate prediction

New research showing link between Florida Current and Pacific Ocean could improve sea level, climate prediction

New research by scientists at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) shows that changes in temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, called El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), can help predict changes in the Florida Current that occur three months later. 

March 10, 2022 0 Comments
The IPCC Climate Change 2022 Impacts Report: Why it matters

The IPCC Climate Change 2022 Impacts Report: Why it matters

At the end of February, some 270 top scientists from 67 countries, including two NOAA scientists, are releasing a large-scale report, which will describe how climate change is already affecting the world’s human and natural systems.

February 25, 2022 0 Comments
Emily Menashes joins NOAA Research leadership as new DAA for Programs and Administration

Emily Menashes joins NOAA Research leadership as new DAA for Programs and Administration

Emily, who most recently served as NOAA National Ocean Service’s Chief of Staff and, for the last year, has worked on-detail at the White House Council on Environment and Quality, succeeds Ko Barrett, who is now serving as NOAA’s Senior Advisor for Climate. She will begin her role on Monday, February 28th.

February 23, 2022 0 Comments
Historic firestorm illustrates some of the ways NOAA responds when disaster strikes

Historic firestorm illustrates some of the ways NOAA responds when disaster strikes

On December 30, 2021, a combination of long-term drought and hurricane-force winds set the stage for what would become the most destructive fire in Colorado history in terms of property loss. 

February 16, 2022 0 Comments
Super Bowl brings fans, parties, and forecasters

Super Bowl brings fans, parties, and forecasters

When Super Bowl LVI kicks off at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on February 13, a nearby command center operated by emergency managers will include NOAA experts.

February 11, 2022 0 Comments
Expedition reveals deep insights into the Arctic of tomorrow

Expedition reveals deep insights into the Arctic of tomorrow

Two years ago, hundreds of international scientists set off on the one-year MOSAiC expedition, collecting unprecedented environmental datasets over a full annual cycle in the Central Arctic Ocean. Now, the team's findings are starting to be published. 

February 7, 2022 0 Comments
Sediments a likely culprit in spread of deadly disease on Florida coral reefs, study finds

Sediments a likely culprit in spread of deadly disease on Florida coral reefs, study finds

A new study found that seafloor sediments have the potential to transmit a deadly pathogen to local corals and hypothesizes that sediments have played a role in the persistence of a devastating coral disease outbreak throughout Florida and the Caribbean. 

January 25, 2022 0 Comments
Eruption provides rare opportunity to study volcanic gas and ash injected into the stratosphere

Eruption provides rare opportunity to study volcanic gas and ash injected into the stratosphere

Scientists are traveling to La Reunion to intercept the plume from the Tonga volcano eruption.

January 24, 2022 0 Comments
Understanding a unique tsunami event caused by the Tonga volcano eruption

Understanding a unique tsunami event caused by the Tonga volcano eruption

Two Saildrones were approximately 3,500 nautical miles away when the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga on January 15, capturing key data on the major eruption.

January 24, 2022 0 Comments
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