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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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Washington Monument Official Height

Using new international measurement standards and technology not available in the past, NOAA has calculated the official architectural height...

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Mussel Watch Report

NOAA's first long-term report of the national distribution of parasites and disease in mussels and oysters, using data gathered between 1995 and 2009, provides...

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Coastal County Snapshots

Have you ever wondered what your coastal county looks like in terms of jobs, flood risk, wetland resources, and other economic and environmental factors?...

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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.