A large number of humpback whale mortalities along the United States' East Coast has scientists concerned. 41 humpback whales perished between Maine and North Carolina in the last 15 months, prompting a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) investigation. NOAA veterinary medical officer Deborah Fauquier said the quantity of whale strandings is alarming.[...]
Scientists have launched an investigation into the unexplained deaths of 41 humpback whales along the Atlantic coast of the United States, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. Researchers declared the...Show More Summary
(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science) MIAMI--The University of Miami's (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced today a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support cutting-edge research in coral conservation. Show More Summary
If you’re not sure exactly where you want to go on your next vacation, or you know where but are flexible on when you go, this interactive map uses 10+ years of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data to show you what the weather will be like. This first step in travel planning makes sure you’ll… Read more...
An animation created by NASA using imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows the North Atlantic Ocean's first tropical storm of the season being "eaten" by a large frontal system.The animation from April 19 to April 22 shows Tropical...Show More Summary
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) An animation created by NASA using imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows the North Atlantic Ocean's first tropical storm of the season being "eaten" by a large frontal system.
This past month, NCCOS welcomed a new Hollings Scholar, Madison Uetrecht, who will study the effects of ocean acidification on oyster growth under Dr. Beth Turner over the summer months. They visited Mook Sea Farm, where Uetrecht will conduct out-planting experiments with juvenile oysters to assess whether shell growth and calcification changes during different field […]
Nearly one year after prolonged high ocean temperatures caused devastating coral bleaching and loss in parts of Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, NOAA scientists recently went back to check on their condition.
March set a remarkable new record for global warming, NOAA reports; First time any month was more than 1.8°F warmer than normal “in the absence of an El Niño episode.” Joe Romm, April 19, 2017 (ThinkProgress) “The National Oceanic and...Show More Summary
The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed 40 days before the official kick off of the season. Tropical Storm Arlene formed in the North Central Atlantic Ocean and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided forecasters with a look at the storm, swirling far from land areas.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed 40 days before the official kick off of the season. Tropical Storm Arlene formed in the North Central Atlantic Ocean and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided forecasters with a look at the storm, swirling far from land areas.
NOAA reports that March 2017 set the all time record for warmest month in the absence of an El Nino event. The world is not only getting hotter, it is getting hotter faster. NOAA Reports Disturbing New Global Temperature Record Set In...Show More Summary
Via Joe Romm, NOAA reports a new record on the climate change front. Actually, we've set lots of new records recently, but most have been due to last year's strong El Niño, which sent global temperatures skyrocketing. What about during a normal year with neither an El Niño nor a La Niña? Well, the past couple of months have had neither. Show More Summary
In March, NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S) satellite was lifted into a thermal vacuum chamber to test its ability to function in the cold void of space in its orbit 22,300 miles above the Earth.
NOAA National Weather Service Boston, MA Last Map Update: Sat, Apr. 8, 2017 at 4:22:07 am EDT
Today is 406MHz beacon day! 406MHz beacons are used on vessels (EPIRBs), by outdoor enthusiasts (PLBs) and on aircraft (ELTs). 406 day serves as a reminder for 406 MHz beacon owners to update their NOAA registration. This can be done...Show More Summary
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's largest oceanographic research vessel has returned to its homeport after the longest deployment of any ship in the agency's history.
In an effort towards coordina????ng an Ocean Acidifica????on (OA) networking ini????a????ve in Africa, the first coordina????ng mee????ng hosted by Warren Joubert (CSIR, South Africa) and Chibo Chikwililwa (UNam, Namibia) and facilitated by the NOAA Ocean Acidifica????on Program and the Ocean Founda????on was held on 20 October 2016. The mee????ng comes on the back of recent […]
The view from GOES-16 indicated the severity of the destruction taking place below the clouds.