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NOAA still predicts above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season

1/5 Tropical Storm Colin was the last named storm of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season, which the NOAA still predicts will be above-normal. File Image by National Hurricane Center. Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The National Weather Service on Thursday said it still anticipates an above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season. The…
bubmag
August 5, 2022
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U.S. heat wave: Here’s where temperature records were set in July

New data shows that at least 43 locations across the U.S. set or tied for their hottest July on record, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via the Southeast Regional Climate Center. Driving the news: The record-breaking temperatures were concentrated in Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi,…
bubmag
August 3, 2022
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How Citizen Science Helps NOAA Keep Tabs on Our Oceans

Our oceans are vast, powerful and mysterious — and even after centuries of study, there are still many things scientists don’t know about our planet’s blue expanses. But the ocean affects all of our lives intimately, even those of us who live far from the coast. Oceans provide food for…
bubmag
July 28, 2022
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Mysterious holes discovered on ocean floor baffle scientists

WEBSITE OF THE YEAR APP OF THE YEAR World 27 Jul, 2022 06:36 AM2 minutes to read It's unknown what caused the holes on the ocean floor. Photo / Supplied Unexplained and mysterious holes discovered on the ocean floor have baffled scientists. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has…
bubmag
July 27, 2022
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NOAA Names New Chief Scientist

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that Sarah Kapnick, Ph.D., has been appointed its new chief scientist. The third woman to be appointed to the role, Kapnick aims to drive the agency’s policy and program in line with its priorities. Sarah Kapnick (Image credit: NOAA) Kapnick brings…
bubmag
July 26, 2022
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NOAA Seeking Public Input On Florida Keys ‘Restoration Blueprint’

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking the public for input on a new “restoration blueprint” for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. “The clear, blue and turquoise waters of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary contain part of the only coral barrier reef in the continental United States,…
bubmag
July 19, 2022
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GeoOptics, PlanetIQ and Spire to supply NOAA with space weather data

by Debra Werner — July 14, 2022 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration supplies products and data related to space weather including this 30-minute Aurora Forecast. Credit: NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center SAN FRANCISCO – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded contracts to GeoOptics, PlanetIQ and Spire Global to…
bubmag
July 14, 2022
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NOAA’s powerful new weather forecasting supercomputers are now online

This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the new supercomputers it is using for improved weather forecasting and modeling are now online.  The supercomputers, named Dogwood and Cactus after the native plants in their respective locations, are Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Cray supercomputers. “These numerical models that we…
bubmag
July 1, 2022