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.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has completed the first long-term deployment of ESPniagara, a robot measuring microcystin in real time.
At the core of the National Water Model, launched by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is the WRF-Hydro system.
A new York River buoy will add understanding to an understudied, high-traffic section of Chesapeake Bay while aiding local and national monitoring networks.
Some creative thinking and DIY tech helps divers with the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program gather data in the Pacific Ocean without breaking the bank.
Scientists from U. of Washington and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration assess the quality of an ocean forecasting model.
Scientists at the University of Michigan and several U.S. government agencies are predicting an average-sized dead zone for the Gulf of Mexico this year, according to a statement. But that’s not good news, they stress, because the...
Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have discovered the largest known sea sponge in the world, according to a release. The sponge, located in deep waters of a prominent marine national monument, is estimated...
An environmental sample processor launched off the coast of Washington may help scientists track algal blooms and toxins near the Juan de Fuca eddy.
While higher temperatures have become more common as global warming continues, the global temperature of February 2016 had an alarming spike up to 56.08 degrees Fahrenheit, a full 2.18 degrees higher than average, according to a release...
NOAA scientists test a new buoy platform in preparation for increased monitoring in the United States’ Arctic Exclusive Economic Zone.