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West Coast Harmful Algal Blooms

NOAA responds to an unprecedented bloom that stretches from central California to the Alaska Peninsula...

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Green infrastructure practices provide ecological, economic, and societal benefits that play a critical role in making coastal communities more resilient to natural hazards.

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See how green infrastructure can be used to make communities better prepared...

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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

The most infamous storm in U.S. history, Hurricane Katrina carved a path of destruction from Miami to New Orleans...

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Red Tide Forecast Improved

Red tide forecasts for Florida will now be even more accurate thanks to an improved method of forecasting...

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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.