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Features: February 2013

Google map image of historical survey of San Francisco

Explore NOAA's Historical Shoreline Survey Viewer

With over half of the U.S. population living in coastal areas, it's no wonder that our shorelines have dramatically changed over time. Curious to see how development has altered the shoreline near you? With NOAA's Historical Shoreline Survey Viewer, it's easy to access a large number of historical shoreline surveys conducted by NOAA and its predecessor organizations. More...

African-American mariner

Voyage to Discovery: African-American Maritime Heritage

Visit Voyage to Discovery for feature stories, interviews, and videos about African-American contributions to the nation’s maritime heritage. The website is a partnership of NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), Murrain Associates, Inc., and the National Association of Black Scuba Divers. More...