Today, NOAA Fisheries is announcing the availability of up to $240 million in funding for transformational habitat restoration and coastal resilience projects as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act.
Likelihood of greater activity rises due to record-warm sea surface temperatures
NOAA will partner with the University of Hawaii (UH) to collect atmospheric measurements at the Maunakea Observatoriesoffsite link on the Big Island of Hawaii. These measurements will provide records of global carbon dioxide (CO2) similar to those gathered for more than six decades at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO), and will provide key information to track global climate change.
Preparedness is key during the peak months of hurricane season
Ongoing La Niña, above-average Atlantic temperatures set the stage for busy season ahead
MELBOURNE, Fla.–L3Harris Technologies’ (NYSE:LHX) third high-resolution weather instrument is set to launch March 1 onboard a NOAA satellite – strengthening the nation’s ability to monitor the environment and rapidly detect severe weather.
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