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NOAA Study Validates Sea Level Data for Future Flood Risk Outlooks

6/25/2024 by Param Bhatia

By ecomagazine.com. A team of NOAA and university sea level rise experts completed a study of more than four decades of water level data, validating foundational research for flood-risk assessment tools. The study verified the accuracy of NOAA’s modeling of historical coastal water level information for areas along the Atlantic… SEE MORE

MARILAO, PHILIPPINES - MAY 04, 2024: Workers prepare to dump blocks of ice at a pool amid extreme heat in Marilao, Bulacan province. Sweltering conditions strained power grids, sparked health warnings, and left residents desperate for ways to stay cool. May 2024 was the world's warmest May on record. (Image credit: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)

May 2024 was Earth’s Warmest May on Record

6/24/2024 by Param Bhatia

By noaa.gov. The globe saw its 12th-consecutive month of record warmth. Last month marked a full year of record-high global temperatures, with May 2024 ranking as the warmest May on record. Earth’s ocean temperatures also set a record high for the 14th month in a row, according to data and… SEE MORE

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South Carolina: Mount Pleasant Invests in Shrimp Industry Future

6/23/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Carli Stewart. town in South Carolina is working to keep the local shrimp fishery alive. Mount Pleasant is known for its natural and cultural heritage, waterfront views, and shrimp. Within the town is the frequently visited Shem Creek, a tidal tributary with a rich history of being a traditional… SEE MORE

As container ships continue to grow in size and ports — like the Port of Oakland in California — grow more congested by the year, NOAA plays an increasingly critical role in U.S. marine transportation. NOAA services and products improve the efficiency of ports and harbors, promote safety, and help to ensure the protection of coastal marine resources. (Image credit: NOAA National Ocean Service)

U.S. Marine Economy Continues Upward Trend

6/22/2024 by Param Bhatia

By noaa.gov. $476 billion contribution helps build a ‘greater, more Climate-Ready Nation’ The American marine economy continued to bolster the nation in 2022 as demonstrated by increased sales and jobs, according to the most recent statistics from the annual Marine Economy Satellite Account (MESA) released by two Department of Commerce agencies —… SEE MORE

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