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Severe Weather Preparedness: The Human Element is Key

5/13/2021 - By David Cannon, Director of Yacht Operations/Meteorologist WRIWX.com. The science of Meteorology and more particularly weather forecasting is an ever-evolving field. Let’s take for example its “infancy” … tracking changes and trends in weather through the use of weather instruments to collect data gave way to the use of radar… SEE MORE
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Forecasters Expect Another Overactive Hurricane Season

5/12/2021 - By Allison Chinchar and Haley Brink. After last year's record-breaking hurricane season, forecasters are expecting another overactive season. Colorado State University (CSU) released its 2021 Atlantic hurricane season forecast on Thursday morning and is predicting another above-average season this year. CSU is calling for 17 named storms, 8 hurricanes and 4 major hurricanes (Category… SEE MORE
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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