There's a lot going on at NOAA's National Ocean Service. Here are our latest stories.

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Stellwagen Sojourn

Visit Stellwagen Bank, an underwater plateau located at the mouth of Massachusetts Bay about 25 miles from Boston...

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Bowling Ball beach in California

Sanctuaries Resized

On June 9, 2015, the size of California's Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries more than doubled...

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Sea Turtle Listicle

What do you know about sea turtles? Check out our compilation of fascinating facts about one of the world's most endangered and interesting species...

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Tiani Naholowaa collects water at a sampling site in Hawaii on June 21, 2014

Ocean Sampling Day

Once a year, thousands of scientists and volunteers across the globe participate in Ocean Sampling Day, an international collaboration to collect water samples...

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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.