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Traditional Palauan Agriculture Supports Healthy Coral Reefs

The coral reefs of Palau are threatened by sedimentation resulting from land clearing in watersheds. A new study funded by NOAA confirms what Palauans know...

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NOAA and Partners Dedicate Jacksonville PORTSĀ®

The new Jacksonville PORTSĀ®, the second largest established in the national system, includes 46 operational sensors that cover water level, meteorological, visibility...

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Voices from the Working Waterfront: Oral History Project

NOAA recently initiated a project called "Voices from the Working Waterfront," which will record oral histories about efforts to preserve the cultural heritage...

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NOAA employs a new approach to aerial imagery for Hurricane Arthur

Less than 12 hours after Hurricane Arthur roared up the East Coast, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey began flying survey missions to take aerial photographs...

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People of NOS

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.