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Fish Farming Can Be Conducted With Low Environmental Impact: NOAA
2013-12-20 13:10:17

A new report from NOAA's National Ocean Service reveals specific types of fish farming can be accomplished with minimal or no harm to the coastal ocean environment, provided proper planning and safeguards are in place.

Dolphin BP Oil Spill
2013-12-19 11:03:31

A team led by scientists from the NOAA has linked the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to lung damage and adrenal hormone abnormalities in bottlenose dolphins.

New Instrument Continues To Gather Effects Of The Sun On Earth
2013-12-05 15:56:22

Maintaining a record of solar measurements is important in understanding the sun's effect on Earth and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA), Total solar irradiance Calibration Transfer Experiment, or TCTE, is now providing that information.

2013-11-18 23:24:16

NOAALink Program’s On-Ramp Efforts Take Center-Stage in Discussion McLean, VA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory

NASA Satellites Monitor Great Lakes Ice
2013-11-14 08:15:18

Scientists from NASA and NOAA developed a new technique that uses satellites to monitor the ice cover of the Great Lakes.

Unprecedented Dolphin Die Off Witnessed Along Eastern US Coast
2013-11-10 06:34:01

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced unsettling and unfortunate news this week centered on the bottlenose dolphin and Cetacean populations on the east coast of the United States. We are witnessing the most unprecedented stranding and die-off of these creatures in our recorded history.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.