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Arctic Climate Project Looking For Citizen Scientists
2012-10-25 04:06:11

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is asking citizen scientists to come together to help reconstruct the historical climate of the Arctic.

2012-07-11 09:36:14

The acid levels of the world's oceans are increasing far faster than scientists had expected, making it one of the biggest threats to coral reefs and threatening both food supplies and the tourism industry.

2011-06-24 13:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02) welcomed Dr.

2011-05-04 21:30:45

Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D., was confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate and appointed by President Obama to serve as assistant secretary of commerce for environmental observation and prediction and deputy administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Dr. Sullivan, who previously served as NOAA’s chief scientist, is a distinguished scientist, renowned astronaut and intrepid explorer.

2011-02-22 12:15:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011 AT 9:30 A.M. EST Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator, NOAA, and leading experts discuss report findings and solutions WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-06-09 06:00:00

An analysis conducted by scientists with NOAA has confirmed that oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill has now reached a distance of more than 40 nautical miles from the original leak, and has been found at a depth of 3,300 feet.

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