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Many people ask, “Why not just clean up the algae?” Unfortunately, the answer is not so simple. Harmful algal blooms are a natural process that have been occurring throughout history ‐ and many human activities cause environmental changes that promote the development of harmful blooms. However, there are ways to lessen the effects of these events.
See how NOAA partners with state agencies and tribes to protect the natural resources that often represent the foundation of tribal communities and their traditions.
After years in development, an online portal allows anyone to view the movement and behavior of tagged marine organisms worldwide.
Why NOAA and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are preparing to drop the U.S. survey foot in favor of the international foot.
NOAA 2020 tide tables are now available. NOAA tide predictions are used by both commercial and recreational mariners for safe navigation. NOAA's Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services produce these tide tables on an annual basis.
The country’s research reserves are about more than simply enjoying or experiencing; they’re about doing. These places — and their staff, volunteers, and visitors — conserve, study, educate, clean, restore, and unite.
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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 Career Profiles to meet some of our staff and get quick links to NOAA careers, volunteerism, and internships.