Posted: 08/16/2008 - Here is the 4 pm CDT Saturday Tropical Storm Fay forecast discussion from the National Hurricane Center.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Science and Technology Council released an interagency report today that presents a plan for minimizing the impacts of freshwater harmful algal blooms in the United States.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA, in partnership with the Conservation Law Foundation, will capture live on camera the removal of the dam, opening up 14 miles of the Souhegan River from Milford to Merrimack, N.H., providing extensive habitat for river herring, Atlantic salmon, American shad and American eel.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA’s Fisheries Service, in partnership with top international scientists and the U.S. Navy, has just completed a pioneering research effort in Hawaii to measure the biology and behavior of some of the most poorly understood whales on Earth.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - In a continuing effort to improve maritime safety and commerce in the northern Gulf of Mexico, NOAA has revised the Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris Project Web site, an outlet for hydrographic survey data identifying risks posed by debris left in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA’s Fisheries Service has prohibited the use of bottom trawl gear in 130,000 square nautical miles of the Bering Sea, an area where the gear has not been used previously, to protect the sea bottom habitat.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - July 2008 was the 30th warmest July for the contiguous United States, based on records dating back to 1895.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - A 29-day research expedition is underway in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument through Aug. 28, 2008.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Scientists from NOAA’s Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and partnering research institutions will embark on a nine-day research expedition Aug. 8 aboard the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster to monitor the health of coral reefs along almost 200 miles of the Florida Reef tract.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA research chemist James Butler has been named director of the Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) division that monitors the Earth’s atmosphere.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA ship John N. Cobb, the oldest and only wooden hulled ship in the NOAA fleet, will be decommissioned today in Seattle after 58 years of service.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Senior federal officials today in Seattle commissioned Okeanos Explorer, the first federal ship dedicated solely to exploring the ocean.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - The combined average global land and ocean surface temperature for July 2008 tied with 2001 and 2003 as the fifth warmest July since worldwide records began in 1880.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NOAA maritime Archaeologists have discover the shipwreck of British Whaling Ship Gledstanes that sank off Kure Atoll in 1837.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - NASA said Friday it terminated its contract with a Houston company selected in June to supply the space agency's next-generation space suit.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Here's a mind-bending idea: The U.S. military is paying scientists to study ways to read people's thoughts.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Iselle has been downgraded to a depression off Mexico's Pacific coast.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - For more than 160 years, the fate of British explorer Sir John Franklin and his men has remained locked in the frozen Arctic, but warming temperatures are threatening to change that.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Severe flooding triggered by torrential rains has struck areas of Myanmar still recovering from a cyclone that killed more than 84,000 people.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Germans have been treated to the rare sight of a lone and wayward humpback whale swimming in the Baltic Sea.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Heavy storms hit parts of Europe, killing at least six people, injuring scores and damaging houses, according to media reports Saturday.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Cuba's government has issued a hurricane watch for parts of the country as Tropical Storm Fay approaches.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Here is the 10 am CDT Saturday Tropical Storm Fay advisory from the National Hurricane Center.
Posted: 08/16/2008 - Here is the 10 am CDT Saturday Tropical Storm Fay forecast discussion from the National Hurricane Center.