It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.
NOAA's latest report finds that last month was the hottest March on record, and 2015 could be even hotter than 2014 was
NOAA, working with private industry partners and the U.S. Navy, has confirmed the location and condition of the USS Independence, the lead ship of its class of
A VERY important action alert from the Wild F i sh Conservancy. After 11 years of NOAA promising an environmental impact statement (EIS) rigorously evaluating Puget Sound steelhead hatcheries, NOAA has suddenly withdrawn its draft EIS and opted for a cursory environmental assessment (EA), with only 30 days for public comment. Show More Summary
Presented by R. Christopher Chambers, Research Fishery Biologist, NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory, Highlands, New Jersey Date & time: Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 12:00pm ET Click here to register. Show More Summary
It’s no wonder a supercomputer was the top choice for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) when it upgraded its computing resources last autumn. Its mission of predicting weather accurately and to within a few miles necessitates the super powers of supercomputers.
Guest Post by Bob Tisdale First: Congratulations to the teeny-tiny 2014/15 El Niño. It’s now official. NOAA included it as an “official warm event” on their Oceanic NINO Index this week. NOAA’s CFS.v2 model (dated April 9, 2015, source here) is now forecasting a strong El Niño for this upcoming ENSO season, or as blogger…
If NOAA's El Niño prediction proves accurate, 2015 will likely become the hottest year on record. The post There’s A 60 Percent Chance El Niño Could Last All Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Now you can watch this livestream of NOAA's sea-floor explorations until the end of the month -- all from your warm, dry cubicle!
A NOAA report on year-to-date weather found California isn't alone as drought hits more than a third of the country
California ran 7.5 degrees above average for the first three months of 2015.
Public can watch seafloor discoveries live online April 9-30. Beginning April 9, scientists aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will begin a series of 20 dives
NOAA has slashed by more than two-thirds the budget for an NWS program that has led to groundbreaking improvements in hurricane forecasts.
Charles Witek explains why NOAA's recent proposal to open federal waters to redfish harvest could impact striped bass. LINK (via: One Angler's Voyage)
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking public comment on a proposal to open redfish harvest in federal waters to the Mississippi guide fleet. Under the plan, proposed by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources,...Show More Summary
Despite the vital importance of coastal wetlands and the public and private efforts to save them, the nation is losing the preservation battle. According to the latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) analysis, more than...Show More Summary
The past winter was globally the warmest on record. At the same time it set a new cold record in the subpolar North Atlantic – and it was very cold in the eastern parts of North America. Are these things related? Two weeks ago NOAA published the following map of temperature anomalies for the past […]
In the letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Cantwell called for continued support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Integrated Ocean Acidification Program and the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). Show More Summary
According to the latest report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the average global land and sea surface temperature for the period of December 2014 through February 2015 was 1.42 degrees Fahrenheit (0.79 Celsius) above the 20th century average. read more
Eric Worrall writes: It looks like NOAA have found a new way to stifle FOIA inquiries from the public. According to Steve Goddard, NOAA have just demanded a $262,000 administrative fee for zipping up a few raw data files. Steve Goddard has published a scan of the outrageous fee demand he and fellow FOIA requestor…