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This newly-found marine life has scientists baffled as to what it is

Scientists from the National Ocean and Atmosphere ic Association (NOAA) have found an organism that they can't explain. The moss-like thing was found more than 1,700 feet underwater. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

New forecast tool helps ships avoid blue whale hotspots

(NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region) Researchers from NOAA Fisheries, Oregon State University and the University of Maryland have combined years of blue whale tracking data with satellite observations of ocean conditions to develop the first system for predicting locations of blue whales off the West Coast. Show More Summary

NOAA research links human-caused CO2 emissions to dissolving sea snail shells off U.S. West Coast

November 22, 2016 For the first time, NOAA and partner scientists have connected the concentration of human-caused carbon dioxide in waters off the U.S. Pacific coast to the dissolving of shells of microscopic marine sea snails called pteropods. Commercially valuable fish such as salmon, sablefish and rock sole make the pteropod a major part of […]

NOAA’s Take on the Hudson Humpback

By Kristina Fiore The humpback whale that’s been cruising the Hudson River likely got lost after chasing baitfish, according to NOAA experts. There’s probably not enough food upriver, and chances are the whale is ‘lost,’ said Jennifer Goebel, a spokesperson for NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region. Show More Summary

Oceans Act as A "Heat Sink"

Study by three universities, NASA, NOAA and NCAR, points to the prominent role global ocean played in absorbing extra heat from the atmosphere by acting as a "heat sink" as an explanation for the observed decrease in a key indicator of climate change.

Wherever it GOES, I GOES, we GOES. NOAA and NASA launch another satellite acronym into space.

What did you do this weekend? Well if you were NASA, you successfully launched NOAA’s brand-spanking new weather satellite GOES-R. Packed with six instruments, this geostationary satellite will be parked over the western US taking all the datas. GOES-R literally has science eyes on the back of its head, with two instruments pointed at the sun, two […]

Image: Southeastern wildfires are still blazing

NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of the fires that continue to blaze in the southeastern United States with no end in sight. There are several fires visible. Two are fires that are listed on the Inciweb site that keeps track of fires across the U.S. Show More Summary

Scientists are astounded over tag information from recaptured tiger shark

On Oct. 25, a date of significance, Zach Wolk was surf fishing at Cape San Blas, Florida, when he landed a huge tiger shark that would later astound scientists at NOAA Fisheries in Panama City, Florida. Wolk of Montgomery, Texas, measured...Show More Summary

World's Most Advanced Weather Satellite Can Peer Inside Hurricanes And Livestream Lightning

Over the weekend, NASA and NOAA launched the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R), the United States' most advanced weather satellite yet, to study extreme storms, tornadoes, fires, lightning and solar activity at unparalleled resolution. More »      

NASA and NOAA launch most advanced weather satellite ever

GOES-R is capable of scanning the Earth five times faster, at four times the resolution, and in three times more spectrum bands than current satellites. The post NASA and NOAA launch most advanced weather satellite ever appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Image: Spate of fires across California's Central Valley

The NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of a spate of fires in the Central Valley of California.  They are not listed on the CAL FIRE website which makes careful note of wildfires across the state whether or current or archived (recently burned out). 

What the World’s Most Badass Weather Satellite Can Do

Over the weekend, NASA and NOAA launched the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R), the United States’ most advanced weather satellite yet, to study extreme storms, tornadoes, fires, lightning, and solar activity at unparalleled resolution. Read more...

NASA’s New Satellite Is Going to Be a Game Changer for Weather Forecasts

NASA and NOAA launched a new advanced weather satellite that will be a game changer for weather forecasts.

NOAA’s Newest Satellite Will Soon Deliver Hi-Res Weather Porn

GOES-R comes equipped with a 16 channel multispectral imager capable of delivering the hottest, high-resolution cloud-on-cloud action. The post NOAA’s Newest Satellite Will Soon Deliver Hi-Res Weather Porn appeared first on WIRED.

New GOES-R Satellites Are Weather Forecasting 'Game Changer' | Video

The next-generation NOAA satellite series will improve observations of the atmosphere, lightning, space weather, and more. It will help improve weather forecasts in the future.

Six reasons why NOAA's GOES-R satellite matters

NOAA's GOES-R weather satellite will soon be launched into space— becoming our nation's most advanced geostationary satellite to date. So what does that mean for you? Here are six reasons to be excited about GOES-R!

In the cleanroom with game-changing GOES-R next-gen weather satellite

After an ironic detour due to Hurricane Matthew, liftoff of the game changing NASA/NOAA next generation GOES-R geostationary weather observation satellite offering a "dramatic leap in capability" is finally on track for this weekend on Nov. 19 from the Florida Space Coast.

NASA spots post-Tropical Storm Tina's remnant clouds

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Tina was short-lived. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured the remnants of the storm that formed, reached tropical storm status and fizzled in one day.

Colorado Solar Power (In Depth)

Although snowbound in winter, Colorado is also famous for its sunny skies. In fact, Pueblo Colorado ties 7th place as the sunniest US city, according to NOAA's annual average % possible sunshine ranking, with an average of 76%. OnlyShow More Summary

14 Reasons to Love Your National Marine Sanctuaries

noaasanctuaries: Anacapa Island is one of five islands protected by Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: Robert Schwemmer/NOAA They are full of mysteries. Humans have only explored an estimated 5 percent of the world’s ocean. Show More Summary

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