The Gulf Coast stream could be a source of renewable energy. Recent buoys deployments look in that direction.
Although buoys collect and relay data largely on their own, they require a team to deploy. Covid slowed them down.
Ever heard of an “up-call?” If you’re one of the researchers at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, it’s likely you have. Considered the primary vocalization of North Atlantic right whales, experts characterize the low-sounding thud as a...
A second ocean acidification monitoring site in Fagatele Bay, American Samoa, was deployed this year by NOAA.
NOAA researchers have used years of tide gauge data to reveal that meteotsunamis arrive on US shores with surprising frequency.
A NOAA team that maintains a buoy system in the Chesapeake Bay is phasing in new equipment and describes the process.
Bodega Marine Lab and Reserve environmental monitoring ranges from tracking water quality to keeping an eye on harbor seals.
California’s Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary monitors seabirds and marine mammals, including potentially hazardous interactions between whales and ships.
NOAA’s Student Drifter Program teaches kids about science and helps generate high-quality data about Earth’s oceans.
Monitoring marine species both great and small, Alaska’s Sitka Sound Science Center keeps track of the health of fish, kelp, copepods and more.
Featuring acres of mangrove forests and gorgeous beaches, Rookery Bay NERR provides exceptional habitat for wildlife and a great place for research.
The Great Lakes Observing System’s texting buoys are making all kinds of data available via text to anyone who wants it, democratizing data.
Picturesque Padilla Bay NERR participates in SWMP monitoring, specialized research in eelgrass environmental monitoring and research focusing on purple sea stars.
Meteotsunamis are big waves that have been historically mislabeled and poorly forecasted in the Great Lakes. Experts are learning more and predictive tools are in sight.
Culling hundreds of years of data, researchers have confirmed that coastal land loss in the Mississippi River Delta is also happening underwater.
A new interagency collaboration has developed research recommendations that may allow more effective tracking of endangered California salmon.
Three different projects across the US are using bivalves to test and improve water quality and restore ecosystems.
Unusually soft water is killing salmon smolts released from hatcheries; scientists are working to find ways around this water chemistry problem.
NASA and NOAA launch JPSS-1/NOAA-20 satellite capable of accurate seven day weather predictions, monitoring sea ice, volcanic ash, wildfires, algal blooms, and more.
With a new grant, an ad-hoc monitoring network that sprang up after the Toledo water crisis is maturing into the premier Lake Erie observatory.