Hatteras Shoreline by Ann Tihansky, USGS

How to Prepare Your Coastal Property for Sea-Level Rise and Weather Extremes

5/10/2021 - By JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL.  Your yard can be part of the solution. People who live along the Atlantic seaboard are accustomed to dealing with environmental extremes: salt spray that can kill just about anything green; relentless wind that whips vegetation into Leaning Tower of Pisa shapes; sand, shells, rocks and… SEE MORE
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Scientists Struggle to Understand Sea Level Risks Posed by Antarctica

5/7/2021 - By Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis. Scientists struggling to understand the threat of sea level rise on a warming Earth found Wednesday that amid lingering uncertainty, this much is clear: Meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement remain humanity’s best hope for preserving current coastlines in the 21st century. At… SEE MORE
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NSF Funding Opportunity for Multi-disciplinary Research

4/30/2021 - The NSF is offering a Convergence Accelerator - Networked Blue Economy funding opportunity that could be a good fit for aquaculture proposals. They are looking for multi-disciplinary research work, included but not limited to the following examples: Oceanographers, veterinarians, modelers, HABs researchers and remote sensing experts teaming up to advance ocean epidemiological and threat… SEE MORE
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Biden Picks a NOAA Chief, Looking to End the Agency’s Long Stretch without a Leader

4/29/2021 - By Christopher Flavelle. President Biden on Thursday announced he would nominate Rick Spinrad, a professor of oceanography at Oregon State University, to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the country’s premier climate science agency. The announcement potentially marks a new chapter for NOAA, which was at times a source of… SEE MORE