Right now, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ship Okeanos Explorer is exploring the deep waters in and around the Marianas Trench, located in the western Pacific Ocean — and researchers are broadcasting the journey via livestream. This is the deepest part of the world's oceans, reaching more 36,000 feet at the lowest point. Show More Summary
The creature was spotted during the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expedition of the Mariana Trench area.
While on its three-month 2016 voyage around the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, the NationalOceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos captured absolutely gorgeous footage of a colorful hydromedusae ethereally gliding through the protected deep waters near Guam. Show More Summary
Remember that huge blizzard back in January — the one that fell a measly tenth of an inch short of setting the mark for the biggest snowfall on record in Central Park? Well the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced today that it will be revising the city’s accumulation figure ... More »
China’s National Space Administration just announced plans at a press conference in Beijing to send a rover to Mars on a mission that had been approved in January. This rover is to study the Red Planet’s atmospheric environment and search for water. China’s military-civil run space program...
It’s now abundantly clear: When it comes to global warming, 2016 is in a class by itself. On Tuesday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that March 2016 was not only the warmest March in recorded...Show More Summary
US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says temperature in the month was 1.22C above 20th century average.
Often shared as a map of Europe at midnight from the International Space Station (or with some other cosy story) this is actually a composite produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revealing a decade in European economic development and decline. "Europe at night, showing the change in illumination from 1993-2003. Show More Summary
We’ll stop shouting, but we’ll still be speaking in Courier New. One step at a time. — NWS (@NWS) April 12, 2016 —THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, WHICH IS PART OF THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (ALSO KNOWN AS NOAA), WHICH IS IN TURN PART OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, HAS JUST ANNOUNCED THAT […]
Another month, another record maximum temperature. January was the hottest month in recorded history -- the ninth consecutive month of hitting this milestone, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its 137 years of data. Show More Summary
A minke whale in the wild. (Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Public Domain) Four months ago, Japanese ships set out for the Antarctic Ocean on what has been a controversial, if irregular occurrence: a massive whale...Show More Summary
A nearly century-old mystery has been solved after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed this week that a shipwreck discovered on the ocean floor seven years ago is in fact the long lost Navy vessel the USS Conestoga. [ more › ]
Data released last week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that the string of monthly global heat records extended through February, when the average worldwide temperature was 2.18 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average. Show More Summary
A sonar image of the mystery boat. (Photo: NOAA/Fugro) They called it the “mystery tug boat.” In September 2014, a team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was on an expedition in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, looking for shipwrecks, when they found the wreck. Show More Summary
Recently released scientific data by the National Centers for Environmental Information of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed that the month of February registered the highest global temperature average so far in the 20th century. Show More Summary
An American lobster, also known as a Maine lobster. (Photo: U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Public Domain) For some reason, American lobsters have begun washing up on Sweden's shores—and Sweden is not pleased. Swedish...Show More Summary
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) seeks comments on proposed changes to its draft Guidance for Assessing the Effects of Anthropogenic Sound on Marine Mammal Hearing.
The largest increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels happened in 2015, when it jumped by 3.05 parts per million, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric...Show More Summary
The location of the so-called Bermuda Triangle. (Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CC BY 2.0) The Bermuda Triangle, so named in a 1964 story in America's first pulp magazine, the infamous Argosy, has long been controversial. Show More Summary
A new study from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) models electricity system in the United States if we were to use its energy resources in the most cost effective way. It finds the electricity would be both cheaper and cleaner. read more