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NOAA Groundbreaking for Rhode Island Marine Operations Center

5/13/2024 - By nationalfisherman.com. A May 6 groundbreaking event in Rhode Island marked the start of building a new $146.7 million marine operations center for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The future homeport of the NOAA Marine Operations Center-Atlantic is planned for Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island, where the U.S. Navy awarded $146,778,932 to… SEE MORE
Restoration and conservation project planning in Maine’s Scarborough Marsh — one of the coastal zone management projects recommended for funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law — will improve public access and protect areas for marsh migration. (Image credit: Scarborough Land Trust)

Biden-Harris Administration announces $123 million for coastal habitat restoration through Investing in America agenda

5/7/2024 - By noaa.gov. Funding will support NOAA’s efforts to increase community resilience to climate change and extreme weather events. Today, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Arati Prabhakar and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere… SEE MORE
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Scientists Detail Research to Assess Viability and Risks of Marine Cloud Brightening

4/17/2024 - By research.noaa.gov. As the levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to increase and climate change impacts become more costly, the scientific community is redoubling efforts to investigate the potential risks and benefits of artificially shading Earth’s surface to slow global warming. Marine cloud brightening (MCB) is one of… SEE MORE
A graphic showing newly discovered underwater paleochannels off of Wilmington, North Carolina shown at 4-meter resolution

Possible Ancient River System Discovered off Wilmington, North Carolina

4/15/2024 - By noaacoastsurvey. During the 2023 field season, NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler was tasked with surveying an area offshore of Wilmington, North Carolina, in the vicinity of Frying Pan Shoals—a dynamic area of dangerously shallow waters. While scientists and crew conducted mapping surveys of the seafloor, they discovered what is believed to… SEE MORE