Tag Archives: NOAA

Even our sea-worthy maps are going digital these days.   For more than 150 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, has been charting America’s coastal and inland waters for the seafaring type.  Starting in April of 2014, NOAA …
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An article that recently appeared in the New York Times discussed a project led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to analyze and map underwater sounds in the ocean and determine the locations and densities of marine mammals. The U.S. Navy is a key contributor to this effort, …
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Remote sensing technologies on airborne scientific missions have added new depth and dimension to scientific observation. Yet they come at a cost – literally. Flying data-gathering missions for scientists, land managers, and hazard-mitigation agencies can cost upward of $30,000 an …
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With the Atlantic hurricane season officially beginning this month, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is pursuing a number of projects to help Navy forecasters and meteorologists around the world predict storms better. “Weather is one of the most significant factors affecting …
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This is the 29th entry in the Armed with Science series, Dispatches from Antarctica. The series features Air Force Lt. Col. Ed Vaughan’s first-hand experiences on OPERATION: DEEP FREEZE, the Defense Department’s support of National Science Foundation research in Antarctica. 1 November 2010, …
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