Friday, October 20, 2017
 
NOAA observing buoys validate findings from NASA’s new satellite for measuring carbon dioxide

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NOAA observing buoys validate findings from NASA’s new satellite for measuring carbon dioxide

NOAA, NASA measure carbon dioxide over tropical Pacific Ocean during El Niño

The strong El Niño event of 2015-2016 provided NASA and NOAA an unprecedented opportunity to test the effectiveness of the newest observation tool to measure global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations -- NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite or OCO-2. 

Why is it getting cloudier in the Arctic?

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Why is it getting cloudier in the Arctic?

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the fifth dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic aboard the USGCGS Healy. 

NOAA and partners launch deep-sea Atlantic expedition

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

NOAA and partners launch deep-sea Atlantic expedition

Deep SEARCH to study corals, canyons and seeps off southeast US coast

Follow along with NOAA's Ocean Explorer on a four-year effort with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as scientists shed light on little-known natural resources of deep ocean canyons. 

NOAA takes virtual reality to another dimension

Monday, September 11, 2017

NOAA takes virtual reality to another dimension

Float through the rings of Saturn with Science on a Sphere Explorer

Two years after the debut of Science On a Sphere ExplorerTM , NOAA’s design team has adapted gaming technology to incorporate virtual reality goggles into SOSx.
Fishing in the Arctic?

Friday, September 8, 2017

Fishing in the Arctic?

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the fourth dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic.

What the mud tells us about a changing Arctic

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

What the mud tells us about a changing Arctic

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the third dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic.
No ice to break

Friday, September 1, 2017

No ice to break

Dispatches from the Arctic

Editor’s note: This is the second dispatch from Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA’s Arctic Research Program, who is leading a team of NOAA scientists on a research cruise in the Arctic.

Why We Go North

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Why We Go North

Dispatches from the Arctic

This blog post by Jeremy Mathis, director of NOAA's Arctic Research Program, is the first in a series of posts from NOAA scientists aboard US Coast Guard Cutter Healy who are measuring Arctic environmental change.

Sailing drone captures dawn while crossing the Bering Strait

Monday, August 7, 2017

Sailing drone captures dawn while crossing the Bering Strait

Unmanned vehicles cruise into Arctic for voyage of data collection

In the early hours of August 1, one of two remotely operated unmanned sailing vehicles snapped this dreamy photo as it sailed through the choppy Bering Strait, bound for a voyage of data collection. In the distance are the islands of Little Diomede in the United States and Big Diomede in Russia.
New robotic lab tracking toxicity of Lake Erie algal bloom

Friday, July 21, 2017

New robotic lab tracking toxicity of Lake Erie algal bloom

Editor's note: This story and video were shared with NOAA by the University of Michigan. Please go online to read the more detailed article by Jim Erickson, senior public relations representative at UMichigan. 

ANN ARBOR—A new research tool to safeguard drinking water is now keeping a watchful eye on Lake Erie. This week, a robotic lake-bottom laboratory began tracking the levels of dangerous toxins produced by cyanobacteria that bloom each summer in the lake's western basin.

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