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Technology Week 2017 | NOAA Fisheries

Join us for #TechnologyWeek (November 6-10, 2017), as we take a closer look at how NOAA scientists use technology to better manage our fisheries, collect data, study endangered species, and explore the vast ocean. Implementing Electronic Monitoring in Alaska Fisheries

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From Submarines to Robots: Exploring the Deep Ocean ...

Underwater technology has come a long way since the 1960s. In May of 1964 the Alvin took its first free dive—all the way to 10.7 meters (35 feet) below the surface.Today, scientists have access to a wide range of technologies that routinely carry them down to 4,500 meters (14,764 feet) and enable them to study the deepest parts of the ocean.

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NOAA/NPS Ocean Noise Reference Station Network | Acoustics ...

NOAA Investigates Ocean Noise During COVID-19 NOAA has launched a wide-ranging research effort to investigate the impact of reduced vehicle traffic, air travel, shipping, manufacturing and other activities on Earth's atmosphere and oceans.The story mentions a variety of research going on, including PMEL's ocean acoustic research.

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NOAA Office for Coastal Management | Coastal and Natural ...

They study a range of environmental problems and science, from beach erosion to deep sea volcanoes. NOAA's National Ocean Service and National Marine Fisheries Service, in cooperation with Restore America's Estuaries, developed A National Strategy to Restore Coastal and Estuarine Habitat and funding opportunities .

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Marine Spatial Ecology Archives - NCCOS Coastal Science ...

Benthic habitat maps for the Buck Island Reef National Monument, north of St. Croix in the U.S. Islands was developed. The bathymetry (depth) data we collected was used to update nautical charts in the area, and the related habitat maps we developed are being used by local managers to plan research projects and site-related infrastructure inside the monument, such as placing receivers ...

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The Future of Ocean Acidification | News | National ...

Dec 18, 2019· The study discusses the reduced buffering capacity of the ocean as pH levels drop and its implications for reducing the ocean's role as a CO 2 sink in the future. The researchers from NCEI, the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), and research institutions in Norway stress the importance of leveraging in situ observation-based ...

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Why Study Sea Floor Composition ? | NCEI

Educational look at why it is important to study the composition of the sea floor. Earth's history is recorded in the sediments at the bottom of the global ocean. Compiled by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)) and collocated World Data Service for Geophysics.

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Massive Saharan Dust Plume Over Atlantic Ocean Observed by ...

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite observed a huge Saharan dust plume streaming over the North Atlantic Ocean, beginning on June 13.Satellite data showed the dust had spread over 2,000 miles. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, Colin Seftor, an atmospheric scientist, created an animation of the dust and aerosols from the plume using data from instruments that fly ...

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Detecting Microplastics in the Marine Environment | OR&R's ...

As a follow-up study, scientists from the University of Washington Tacoma evaluated the comparability of protocols used by various labs. Both studies were supported by the NOAA Marine Debris Program through a NOAA Cooperative Institute with the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean …

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oceanexplorergov - YouTube

The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research is the only federal organization currently dedicated to exploring our unknown ocean. Since 2001, we have been supporting expeditions to explore ...

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Atlantic Ocean Archives - NCCOS Coastal Science Website

North Carolina has some of the best conditions to support offshore wind energy in the Southeast U.S. Three wind energy areas (WEA) identified by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) are being evaluated for potential commercial wind energy development: Wilmington-West and Wilmington-East near Cape Fear, and Kitty Hawk near the North Carolina-ia border.

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Explore - NOAA's National Ocean Service: Topics

In the U.S., where over half of us live along the coast and more than 78 percent of our overseas trade by volume comes and goes along our marine highways, the health of our coasts is intricately connected to the health of our nation's economy. The National Ocean Service (NOS) translates science, tools, and services into action, to address threats to coastal areas such as climate change ...

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Ocean & coasts | National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

The ocean and large inland lakes play an integral role in many of the Earth's systems, including climate and weather. More than 50% of all species on Earth are found under the ocean and the ocean helps sustain human life above the water by providing 20% of the …

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Atlantic Tradewind Ocean-Atmosphere Mesoscale Interaction ...

From early January through mid-February 2020, NOAA is partnering with several universities and other programs to lead the Atlantic Tradewind Ocean–Atmosphere Mesoscale Interaction Campaign (ATOMIC).The field study will take place in the tropical North Atlantic east of Barbados and investigate cloud and air-sea interaction processes with the goal of advancing understanding and prediction of U ...

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Ocean Exploration - NOAA's National Ocean Service

NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS)helps to plan explorations that take place within the nation's 13 national marine sanctuaries and one ecological research reserve. In addition, NOS directs and maintains official Web site for these explorations, NOAA Explorer. This offering serves as an archive of the exploration program, chronicling of the ...

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NOAA Webinar: From Training to Underwater Exploration ...

He uses techniques that span isotope geochemistry, next generation DNA sequencing, and satellite tagging to study the ecology of a wide variety of ocean species. He recently discovered that blue sharks use warm water ocean tunnels, or eddies, to dive to the ocean twilight zone, where they forage in nutrient-rich waters hundreds of meters down.

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Science & Technology - NOAA Ocean Explorer

Ten Years of Collecting Ocean Exploration Data from NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. Since the first ocean exploration data was collected from NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer in 2009, the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research has led expeditions on the ship around the globe. The baseline data collected during these missions is helping to close significant gaps in our basic understanding of U.S ...

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NOAA Ocean Explorer Podcast Podcast Republic

Listen to a NOAA video podcast on the The NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer, "America's Ship for Ocean Exploration," commissioned in Seattle, WA August 13th, 2008 the ship and crew will undergo field tests off the U.S. West Coast to train operators and test concepts of operations and equipment associated with the ship and its sensors and systems.

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Exploration Tools - NOAA Ocean Explorer

Technologies include platforms such as vessels and submersibles, observing systems and sensors, communication technologies, and diving technologies that transport us across ocean waters and into the depths and allow us to scientifically examine, record, and analyze the mysteries of the ocean.

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NOAA Ocean Explorer Podcast Feed - Digital Podcast

NOAA Ocean Explorer is an educational Internet offering for all who wish to learn about, discover, and virtually explore the ocean realm. It provides public access to current information on a series of NOAA scientific and educational explorations and activities in the marine environment. The site provides a platform to follow explorations in near real-time, learn about exploration technologies ...

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NOAA Open House - NOAA - Western Regional Center

OCEAN ENGINEERING – Step into NOAA's engineering workspace where engineers are hard at work building and testing new technology to collect data from our oceans. See the evolution of tsunami sensing moorings and new innovative technologies used to study the ocean…

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Sea Floor and Lakebed Sediment and Rock ... - ngdc.noaa.gov

Marine Geology (Seabed and lake floor rock and sediment) data, images, and reports archived by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)(formerly the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)) and collocated World Data Service for Geophysics.

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Technology & engineering | National Oceanic and ...

National Ocean Service geodesy & global positioning lessons. 9th - 12th grade • Teacher guide • Links to standards This collection of five Earth science lessons introduces students to geodesy, global positioning, and the technology and data that are used in these fields.

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Mapping Our Planet, One Ocean at a Time | News | National ...

Mar 21, 2018· NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research is now looking at these suggested areas as potential mapping sites for the 2018 and 2019 Okeanos Explorer field seasons. This map represents the three areas identified for high priority mapping in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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What is Ocean Today? | Ocean Today

Ocean Today is an exciting, multimedia kiosk that features videos on all aspects of the ocean realm -- exploration and discoveries, marine life and science. It was originally designed for the Sant Ocean Hall in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History which opened in September 2008.

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NOAA Ocean Explorer | World Ocean Observatory

NOAA Ocean Explorer Oceanographic Research and Monitoring. NOAA Ocean Explorer is an educational Internet offering for all who wish to learn about, discover, and virtually explore the ocean realm. It provides public access to current information on a series of NOAA scientific and educational explorations and activities in the marine environment.

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Welcome to NOAA Research

Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) - or "NOAA Research" - provides the research foundation for understanding the complex systems that support our planet. Working in partnership with other organizational units of the NOAA, a bureau of the Department of Commerce, NOAA Research enables better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters, and a greater understanding of the Earth.

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NOAA Teacher at Sea Program Lesson Plan

NOAA Teacher at Sea Program Lesson Plan Activity Title: Mysteries in the Ocean Subject (Focus/Topic): Earth Science; oceanography Grade Level: 3rd-5th Grade Average Learning Time: 5 hours Lesson Summary (Overview/Purpose): In this lesson students will learn about some of the features found on the ocean floor and that our knowledge of the

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Exploring Hydrothermal Vents : Vent Technology

On that voyage new methods for dredging the seafloor and sampling the ocean water were tried, and new technologies, like deep-sea winches and specialized ropes for lowering equipment were tested. In the 125 years since the Challenger Expedition, oceanographic science and the technologies used to study the ocean have advanced significantly.

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