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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has considered declaring part of Lake Michigan a national marine sanctuary, a status that could ... that NOAA officials had “reviewed the letter from Governor Walker regarding the proposed Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary and are ...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration maintains a network of sensors across the world to monitor weather patterns, temperatures, ocean currents, and more. Part of this network is a collection of ocean buoys spread throughout the Atlantic and Pacific, and these buoys are reaching the end ...

A highly anticipated federal study that would update rainfall estimates used in Houston to predict and prepare for severe storms has been delayed four months, an official with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. Preliminary data released in November as part of the NOAA ...
"Check out these convective clouds: NOAA's #GOESEast satellite got a nice close-up of today's #noreaster bringing heavy snow (and #thundersnow) to the Northeast U.S.," the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) wrote in a Twitter post. NOAA oversees the GOES-East satellite mission ...
In 2017, there were close to 1,400 seals counted across the species range throughout Hawaii and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. NOAA says it was an especially good year for pups with 161 monk seal pups counted. Since 2013, the monk seal population has grown a steady 2 percent. "While recent ...
The report, published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, projects the impact of sea level rise on coastal flooding along the nation's ... "We're seeing an accelerated increase up and down most of the Atlantic Seaboard," said William V. Sweet, an oceanographer at NOAA and the lead ...

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration placed Northeast Ohio in a region of both near-normal temperatures and a sliver expected to ... for the second half of March this early, the month overall is most likely to finish off warmer and wetter for most of Ohio, according to NOAA's monthly outlook.
“The numbers are staggering,” says oceanographer William Sweet, at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Today's storm will be tomorrow's high tide,” he says, referring to how high coastal water rises. “A storm [such as we experienced] along the East Coast of the United States this ...
The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency is hosting a NOAA Weather Radio Programming Drive on Saturday, March 17, 2018, From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rural King, 1920 Lube Way, Jasper. NOAA weather radio operates 24 hours a day and is a reliable source of timely weather information such ...
Joseph Cione, hurricane researcher at NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory and principal investigator of NOAA's Coyote project, holds the UAV in front of NOAA's P-3 aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. (Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) ...
An aerial survey team, aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Twin Otter aircraft, spot North Atlantic right whales off Jekyll Island, ... In January, Michael Pentony was named to replace John Bullard as the new Regional Administrator for NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Office.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A former research oceanographer who worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been sentenced for being on China's payroll. Chunzai Wang, 56, was one of the foremost experts on ocean-atmosphere interaction, climate change, and hurricanes in the ...
Now the concerning news: Deep cuts to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research capabilities loom in the FY19 proposed budget (Figure 1). Including complete elimination of federal funding for the following in the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and the ...
On March 6th, 2017, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's latest weather satellite, called GOES-16, detected wildfires in northern Texas from space — before firefighters in the area even received 911 calls. NOAA quickly alerted local officials, who began evacuating people. “We saved ...
Chief among these are the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-R (pronounced "goes-are" or "Gozer," like the Ghostbusters villain, depending on who you ask) weather satellites. The acronym stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. The "R" at the end has to do ...
A former research oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been sentenced to time-served for also working for the People's Republic of China. A U.S. Department of Justice news release says 56-year-old Chunzai Wang was sentenced in Miami federal court Tuesday ...
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A former research oceanographer who worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been sentenced for being on China's payroll. Chunzai Wang, 56, was one of the foremost experts on ocean-atmosphere interaction, climate change, and hurricanes in the ...

The average global temperature in January was about 0.71 degrees Celsius above the 20th-century average of 12 degrees, according to a report released by the National Centers for Environmental Information under National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States.
America's fleet of weather satellites will grow this March as NASA and NOAA launch GOES-S, the newest satellite that will help meteorologists to improve forecast accuracy. GOES-S will be the second member of a new generation of geostationary weather satellites, joining GOES-16, formerly known as ...
Seth Moulton of Salem criticized the proposed cuts, saying the proposed 14 percent decline reflects the administration's shallow understanding of the importance of NOAA's programs to coastal communities, maritime industries and the national resources the agency is tasked to protect. “It's a recipe for ...
The Trump administration budget proposal would slash the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by more than $1 billion next year, forcing the agency to cut about 8 percent of jobs. The weather service, part of NOAA, would lose 355 jobs, including 248 forecasting positions. Weather forecasters ...
The cut is one of many outlined for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Donald Trump-led White House's fiscal 2019 budget proposal, reports Nature, an international science journal. In total, the president's budget would force NOAA to slash its budget by 20%, to $4.6 billion ...
NOAA Fisheries has updated the online method for groundfishermen to notify regulators of upcoming fishing trips, saying it should help even the playing field in the selection of vessels for observer coverage. The system, known as PTNS for pre-trip notification system, specifically was redesigned to address ...
Concern about the damaging effects of “space weather” on satellites and Earth infrastructure like the electric grid has been growing in recent years. At the same time, spacecraft positioned between the Earth and the Sun to warn of such events are aging. NOAA's FY2019 budget request proposes a Space ...
TORONTO – The fiscal year 2019 budget proposal for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration restores an earlier schedule for two future polar-orbiting weather satellites that faced potential delays last year. The budget proposal released Feb. 12 includes $1.64 billion for NOAA's National ...
Memo to all Florida coastal residents: You might want to stock up on canned goods, rafts, and life vests. There's a big wind comin' out of Washington and it is aimed right at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – you know it better as NOAA – and this state we all call home. The Miami Herald ...
NOAA Issues SIMP Update; All Data Must Be Complete Before Entry Beginning April 7 SEAFOODNEWS. ... However, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been lenient since the introduction of SIMP, allowing a temporary ease on entry rules in order to prevent disruption at the ...
In a new exciting venture with several partners, I have come to greatly appreciate the many science-based resources for teachers housed at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA is a trusted source of accurate and useful data. When you think of NOAA, your first thought ...
“Although NOAA satellites are more known for their forecasting and observing capabilities, they also play a vital role assisting in the rescue of those in distress at sea or on land,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “Because of SARSAT and close cooperation between NOAA, the U.S. Coast Guard, ...
For a fraction of the cost of developing its own satellite constellation, government agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration could instead buy data from commercial systems to augment its weather forecasting efforts. At the urging of Congress, NOAA started its first Commercial ...
WAKEFIELD, Va. (WVEC) -- The National Weather Service in Wakefield said they keep a good eye on their computer models, and also on screen looking for warnings. Warnings just like the one sent out as a test tsunami alert on Tuesday. Jeff Orrock is the meteorologist in charge at the Wakefield National ...
TOPSAIL ISLAND -- Topsail Inlet is no longer among the local spots for which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers tide predictions. In years past, NOAA provided predictions for tides in the inlet in Pender County and were published on the weather page in the StarNews.
WASHINGTON - The newest NOAA geostationary satellite will be launched by March 1st. The GOES-S will provide additional support to GOES-16 and NOAA-20 satellite data for forecast accuracy. The data obtained from this launch will provide invaluable forecast information, honing in on the western US, ...
The federal government is almost done collecting information about a decision that could change the conservation status of the world's largest turtle. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has received a petition from a fishing group asking that the Northwest Atlantic Ocean's leatherback sea ...
As parts of Alaska and the entire West Coast prepared for a potential tsunami Tuesday morning, a number of webpages for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) were either down or were not being updated due to a federal government shutdown that ended Monday night.
Earth's globally averaged temperature for 2017 made it the third warmest year in NOAA's 138-year climate record, behind 2016 (warmest) and 2015 (second warmest). However, unlike the past two years, Earth's average temperature in 2017 was not influenced by the warming effect of an El Nino, say ...
18 to advance the nominations of individuals to lead NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, although with no clear indication of when, or if, they will be confirmed by the full Senate. The Senate Commerce Committee voted 14–13 to advance the nomination of Rep. Jim Bridenstine ...
In those days, circa 1988, sailors typically had to rely on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Notice to Mariners to update charts (and few did) that were obsolete nearly as soon as they were printed. This was particularly a problem in cruising areas such as the Chesapeake Bay's Middle ...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration just published a long-term study showing that the California Sea Lion population from Mexico to Vancouver Island has risen to an all-time high. “It's really great news,” said Dr. Shawn Johnson from Marine Mammal Center of Sausalito. “It shows that this ...
salmon in river A coho salmon FLICKR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENTUse of the organophosphate pesticides chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion should be restricted to protect marine life, an extensive review by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries ...
These findings are freshly issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which since 1980 has been keeping tabs on the tier of weather and climate disasters that cause losses exceeding a billion bucks. Over that period there have been, on average, 5.8 events per year of that ...
The contiguous U.S. had its third-warmest year on record in 2017 and sustained a record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average temperature of 54.6 degrees was 2.6 degrees above the 20th century average.
The NOAA Satellite Observing System Architecture (NSOSA) study evaluated about 100 possible constellations, ranging from continuing its existing model of relying almost exclusively on a handful of large government owned and operated satellites to radical alternatives with swarms of small satellites.
As members of Congress negotiate over federal funding and revenue, they need to remember to properly fund agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that protect coastal economies, public safety and the environment. Salmon and habitat restoration projects on the ...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday named Michael Pentonyas its new regional fisheries administrator, succeeding John Bullard. A New Jersey native, Pentony has worked for the federal agency since 2002, most recently as assistant regional administrator for the sustainable ...
(WRDW/WAGT) -- Upgrades to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) supercomputing system are scheduled to be implemented later this month. Two new Dell supercomputer systems will be added to data centers in Reston, Virginia and Orlando, Florida, which will allow NOAA to ...
AUSTIN, Texas — The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency may be able to slash the cost of transmitting data from its next generation of weather satellites by turning to commercial communications services. Through GOES Rebroadcast, NOAA transmits full-resolution calibrated images and data ...
NOAA scientists studying sounds made by Atlantic cod and haddock at spawning sites in the Gulf of Maine have found that vessel traffic noise is reducing the distance over which these animals can communicate with each other. As a result, daily behavior, feeding, mating, and socializing during critical ...
NOAA scientists studying sounds made by Atlantic cod and haddock at spawning sites in the Gulf of Maine have found that vessel traffic noise is reducing the distance over which these animals can communicate with each other. As a result, daily behavior, feeding, mating, and socializing during critical ...
The new GOES-16 satellite (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite), operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has been capturing ... The satellite was launched in November 2016 and after a year of testing, officially joined NOAA's operational network in December.


 

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