Latest National Data Buoy Center Stories
A new set of buoys in Alaska waters will help scientists understand how climate change may be affecting the pH level of northern seas.
An international team of scientists and technicians are participating in a groundbreaking buoy deployment that will help them to better understand interactions between the ocean and atmosphere during typhoons.
Persistent winds and a weakened current in the Mid-Atlantic contributed to higher than normal sea levels along the Eastern Seaboard in June and July.
LSU's WAVCIS, or Wave-Current-Surge Information System for Coastal Louisiana, has a few new tricks up its sleeve in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season.
Scientists are hoping a new set of buoys in the Indian Ocean will provide farmers with information that can better predict monsoons in some of the worldâ€™s most underdeveloped regions.
Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory - Stennis Space Center (NRL-SSC) measured a record-size ocean wave when the eye of Hurricane Ivan passed over NRL moorings deployed last May in the Gulf of Mexico.
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