(Photo: USFWS Headquarters) You might not have heard, but sharks are in trouble from an unlikely source—our own federal government. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the government agency tasked with managing our nation’s fisheries, is taking steps to undermine state laws that protect sharks.
Satellite imagery via NOAA Weather Channel meteorologist Kevin Roth warned the 43.4 million travelers AAA expects to journey 50 miles or more from home this week should avoid driving during stormy conditions as the deadly blast from the southwest hits the northeast Tuesday and Wednesday, likely in the form of freezing rain and high winds. Show More Summary
Commuters traveling through the metro station near the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) headquarters might notice something unusual -- a series of ads posted by Oceana urging NOAA to protect sharks and not shark finners. Show More Summary
With 3.4 million square nautical miles of U.S. waters to survey and chart, Coast Survey is up against some big challenges in keeping nautical charts current, consequently
The United States is losing wetlands in coastal watersheds at a significant rate, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). These wetlands are vital to...
(WASHINGTON) — The weather forecast for this winter is mostly a shrug of the shoulders. For most of the nation, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration predicts equal chances for unusual warmth, cold, snow, rain and even average weather. Show More Summary
Good news! The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration assures the public that there is no giant island of radioactive trash headed for the United States. Earlier this month, several news outlets made the assumption that a huge raft of garbage would
Where I live is currently under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning; directly north of me they’ve got a Tornado Watch going on. But the NOAA has said nothing about dragons. I sense a conspiracy.
Image Credits: NASA, BP.Blogspot.com, Wikimedia.org By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” NOAA’s State of the Climate In 2008 report found that: The simulations rule out (at the 95% level) zero trends for intervals of 15 yr or more, suggesting that … Continue reading ?
Teaser Two scientists from NASA and NOAA have developed a new space-based technique for monitoring the ice cover of the Great Lakes that is so accurate it can identify a narrow channel of open water cut through the ice by an icebreaker -- even at night. read more
(Photo: Wayne Hoggard NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC) Last month, the International Whaling Commission released a report that, for the very first time, established a firm connection between a sonar mapping tool used for offshore oil and gas exploration and the deaths of marine animals.
Typhoon Haiyan. Image via NOAA One of the strongest storms ever recorded is closing in on the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan is due to hit the eastern coast of the country Friday. The super storm has hit the maximum strength of 8.0 on the...Show More Summary
“Chaotic wind velocities associated with the rotating turbine blades triggers the doppler radar mesocyclone detection algorithm” Note: this essay was written by the National Weather Service Forecast Office is Burlington, Vermont and tipped to me by a reader. Vermont’s wind … Continue reading ?
For more than ten years, since NOAA introduced its electronic navigational charts, you have needed to purchase a specialized chart display system to view the NOAA ENC® as a seamless chart database.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the debris island is about 1,700 miles off the U.S. West Coast.
From the University of Warwick, and the ultra-short baseline department comes this study of ridiculous proportions. I don’t have the words to accurately describe this utter waste of time and money. I can just see future NOAA bulletins: HURRICANE WHOPPER … Continue reading ?
If you are a recreational boater, fisherman, or another member of the maritime community, NOAA's Office of Coast Survey wants to pick your brain about the "magenta line,
Image Credit: NOAA – Storm Prediction Center By WUWT Regular Just The Facts US Tornadoes are currently on pace for a record low annual tornado count, which has penetrated deep into the legend in the graph above and is relevant … Continue reading ?
With the rise in global temperatures stalled for about a decade now, scientists are trying to figure out what exactly is behind the so-called hiatus. And is it linked to the mid-20th century pause in rising temps? (From NOAA) The current...Show More Summary
A key instrument that will fly on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R (GOES-R) spacecraft, NOAA's next-generation of geostationary satellites, is cleared for installation on the spacecraft. read more