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Citizen Science at NOAA

Public participation in scientific research is a growing trend in our increasingly “crowdsourced” world. Citizen science, as it is called, typically involves data collection...

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World-Class Sanctuaries

In March 2015, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries announced that Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries (NMS) on the central California coast would double to more than twice their original size...

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HF Radar for NY Harbor

Thanks to high frequency radar, near real-time surface current observations and tidal current predictions are now available online for New York Harbor...

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Feel the Thunder

Did you know that NOAA manages a National Marine Sanctuary in the Great Lakes region? The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is on the shores of Lake Huron...

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People of NOS

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Marine Biologist. Geodesist. Graphic Designer. These are just a few of the wide variety of jobs held by people who work for the National Ocean Service. Head over to our People of NOS profiles to meet some of our staff and get quick links to NOAA careers, volunteerism, and internships.