Fugro has completed fieldwork on a hydrographic survey project for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to update nautical charts off the northern coast of Unimak Island, Alaska. Located in the Bering Sea, the island supports multiple fisheries, a major transit route, and at‑sea cargo transfers.
May 20, 2021 – NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season. However, experts do not anticipate the historic level of storm activity seen in 2020.
After deadly tornadoes struck the Southeast in March, NOAA researchers for the first time successfully captured aerial photos and video of storm damage from hard-to-reach locations using remote-controlled, uncrewed aircraft.
Validated with ICESat-2 Laser Data
ECO Magazine is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Ocean Foundation to produce a special edition on sea-level rise. The ‘Rising Seas’ edition is the second publication announced in ECO’s 2021 digital series, which aims to showcase solutions to the ocean’s most prevalent issues.
Enabling Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Operations for UAS in GNSS-Denied Environments
Improved forecasts, extensive preparedness helped protect lives and property
The United States National Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization Council (NOMEC Council) Seeks Public Input on Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization Efforts in the U.S. EEZ – Public may provide written input by November 12 and participate in online sessions November 16 and 18
Public-private partnership between NOAA and Google taps into AI technology to more effectively use satellite and environmental data to improve weather forecasting
Persistent drought dominates the Western landscape