Precision Marine Navigation
In our latest podcast, hear how NOAA data is meeting the needs of our nation's busiest waterways.
On October 29, the National Geodetic Survey began collecting emergency response imagery in the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta. Imagery was collected in specific areas identified by NOAA in coordination with FEMA and other state and federal partners. Collected images are available to view online via the NGS aerial imagery viewer.
Each year as many as 90,000 students visit the 29 National Estuarine Research Reserves on field trips, summer camps, and other educational programs. But this year has been different. To continue giving children the environmental education experience, reserve staff got creative, developing robust virtual educational programs and activities for children, teachers, and the homeschooling parents.
Two new Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems, also known as PORTS
October 3 marks NOAA’s 50th anniversary. Although NOAA is turning 50, its roots go back over 200 years to 1807, when President Thomas Jefferson founded the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. NOAA was established under the Department of Commerce in 1970 — continuing to make life better for U.S. citizens through scientific accuracy and precision.
coastal ocean science
tides and currents