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App for ocean acidification SOpHIE (the Surface ocean pH interactive explorer) wins award

Every single day over 20 terabytes (that’s 20 million megabytes!) of ocean data are collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)—not to mention all the other organizations collecting data about the ocean. These bytes help us understand currents, water quality, fish populations and coral reefs. Show More Summary

Solar Storm Will Strike Earth Tonight, "Weak Power Grid Fluctuations" Possible

Authored by Mac Slavo via, The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center forecasts an aurora could light up the sky above areas in the United State including Michigan and Maine.  A solar storm, which occurred Monday, is expected to strike Earth tonight. On Monday, the sun spit out a slew of charged particles in a moderate solar flare. Show More Summary

NOAA Satellites Aided in the Rescue 186 People at Sea in 2017

NOAA satellites aided in the rescue of 275 lives in 2017, including 186 rescues taking place at sea, according to new numbers released by U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Tuesday. While most people may associate...Show More Summary

These beautiful, terrifying maps show how hot we’ll get in 2090

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

It’s easy to be apathetic about rising global temperatures, but difficult when you imagine your own future backyard. July 2090 is gonna be a scorcher. NOAA There are lots of terrible things about climate change.... The post These beautiful, terrifying maps show how hot we’ll get in 2090...

Freely shared satellite data improves weather forecasting

On Nov. 18, 2017, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA launched the Joint Polar Satellite System, the first in an advanced series of polar-orbiting weather satellites.

NOAA launching investigation into minke whale deaths

The federal government says there will be an investigation into a spate of deaths among minke whales along the East Coast last year.

NOAA Websites Down During Tsunami Warnings Because Of Government Shutdown That Ended Monday Night

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

A number of webpages for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration featured alerts that pages would not be updated.

NOAA website still shut down during tsunami warning, other government site slow

For California, as of 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, the tsunami watch has been cancelled. But many users who checked NOAA's site in the predawn hours Tuesday – while the watch was on – were frustrated.

New study: Industry conservation ethic proves critical to Gulf of Maine lobster fishery

A new study, led by scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and colleagues at the University of Maine and NOAA, demonstrates how conservation practices championed by Maine lobstermen help make the lobster fishery resilient to climate change.

2017 ranked among warmest years on record by NASA and NOAA

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Parts of the Northern Hemisphere might be shivering through a bitterly cold winter right now, but global temperature averages still soared over the last year. NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have both released reports stating that 2017 was one of the hottest years since records began in 1880. Show More Summary

2017 was one of the three hottest years on record, NASA and NOAA scientists say

Either way you slice it, last year was a top-three scorcher. Global temperatures in 2017 were the third-highest on record, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the second-highest according to data from NASA. While the results announced during a joint briefing...

2017 was the second hottest year on Earth, according to NASA, NOAA

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released 2017's global temperature data. See thermal images of Earth from 1860 to 2017

California sea lion population rebounded to new highs

(NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region) California sea lions have fully rebounded under the protection of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, with their population on the West Coast reaching carrying capacity in 2008 before unusually warm ocean conditions reduced their numbers, according to the first comprehensive population assessment of the species.

Bright lights reveal the 'dark' fleet

(Global Fishing Watch) Global Fishing Watch partners with NOAA to improve understanding of fishing vessel detection methods. By matching satellite-based night-time imagery data with Vessel Monitoring System data, the partners are improving...Show More Summary

Average Temperatures In Alaska In December Shatter Existing Record

The latest report from NOAA is frightening. The average high temperature in Alaska in December 2017 smashed the old record by over 2 degrees F, while Drill Baby Drill is still the official party line from Republicans.

Tropical Cyclone Joyce makes landfall on Australia's Pilbara Coast

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NOAA's JPSS-1 satellite provided a visible image of the tropical storm after it made landfall along the Pilbara Coast in the northwestern part of Western Australia.


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