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Study finds ebbing North Atlantic Ocean Circulation

NOAA’s FY 2024 Budget:
Building a climate-ready nation

New budget request will support sustainable economic development while emphasizing equity.

About NOAA Research

NOAA Research enables better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters, and a greater understanding of the Earth.

Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR)—or “NOAA Research”—provides the research foundation for understanding the complex systems that support our planet.

Working in partnership with other organizational units of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a bureau of the Department of Commerce, NOAA Research enables better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters, and a greater understanding of the Earth.

Our role is to provide unbiased science to better manage the environment, nationally, and globally.

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Read about the latest advances in wind, weather and water forecasts in the new FY22 report. 

NOAA Releases FY 22 Science Report

Moored buoy collecting atmospheric and oceanic data in the tropical pacific to improve our understanding of climate and weather. Credit: NOAA PMEL

In hot water: exploring marine heatwaves

Around the world, from the surface waters to the seafloor, our oceans are warming, and we are beginning to adapt to and prepare for this change in our climate. Marine heatwaves can endure for varying periods, from days to years, affecting the entire water column.

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Heat sensor demonstration

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $4.55 Million For Community Heat Resilience Through Investing In America Agenda

The Department of Commerce and NOAA have announced $4.55 million in funding for two virtual centers of excellence to support community heat monitoring and resilience as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. These funds from the Inflation Reduction Act, the largest climate investment in history, will allow the federal interagency National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) to enhance community science observations and data collection on extreme heat, and provide assistance to communities planning for and evaluating equitable heat resilience projects.

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