Discovery Communications, the world’s number one nonfiction media company, announced today the launch of Curiosity.com, the first prong of the company’s multi-year, multi-platform content initiative called CURIOSITY.
The University of Washington, working with NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), recently retrieved a BioSonics DT-X SUB split beam echosounder after a 1-month deployment in northern Admiralty Inlet, WA.
Global climate change, earthquakes, and tsunami generation are some of the most pressing geoscientific challenges of the 21st century. Scientific ocean drilling is a key tool to investigate these phenomena and fundamental questions in Earth and life sciences.
The Gulf of Mexico’s hypoxic zone is predicted to be the largest ever recorded due to extreme flooding of the Mississippi River this spring, according to an annual forecast by a team of NOAA-supported scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Louisiana State University and the University of Michigan.
The Obama administration released new guidelines that would make it easier to farm fish in federal waters, a move that could transform the nation’s coasts and the food Americans will consume in years to come.
Researchers from NOAA have discovered a potent and highly-debilitating toxin in the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, a first-of-its-kind chemical finding that is now prompting investigations of other marine mammals in the state.
NASA’s ‘Age of Aquarius’ dawned Friday with the launch of an international satellite carrying the agency-built Aquarius instrument that will measure the saltiness of Earth’s oceans to advance our understanding of the global water cycle and improve climate forecasts.