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hurricane sally imagery
Sally Damage Assessment Imagery

From September 18, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected aerial damage assessment images in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally.

Exploring the Hudson River in New York. Credit: Chris Bowser
Estuary Education Goes Virtual

Each year as many as 90,000 students visit the 29 National Estuarine Research Reserves on field trips, summer camps, and other educational programs.

a current meter on a U.S. Coast Guard Aid-To-Navigation buoy near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia.
NOAA Improves Marine Navigation Near two East Coast Naval Bases

Two new Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems, also known as PORTS ®, are improving maritime safety near Kings Bay, Georgia, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, by two U.S. Navy installations.

coastal flooding in South Carolina
Fall High Tide Bulletin

View our bulletin to see when you may experience higher than normal high tides for the period of time between September and November 2020.

hurricane laura imagery
Laura Damage Assessment Imagery

From August 27-31, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected aerial damage assessment images in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

The Top 40

Looking for a recent story? Here are our latest 40 posts.

  1. Estuary Education Goes Virtual
    21 Sep 2020
  2. Hurricane Sally Aerial Damage Assessment Imagery Available
    18 Sep 2020
  3. NOAA Improves Marine Navigation Near Georgia and New Hampshire Naval Bases
    10 Sep 2020
  4. Fall High Tide Bulletin
    1 Sep 2020
  5. Hurricane Laura Aerial Damage Assessment Imagery Available
    28 Aug 2020
  6. IOOS Ocean Technology Transition Project Grants Announced
    26 Aug 2020
  7. Common Misconceptions about the Ocean
    18 Aug 2020
  8. Isaias Damage Assessment Imagery Available
    4 Aug 2020
  9. Precision Navigation
    9 Jul 2020
  10. Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast Improved
    9 Jul 2020
  11. NOAA's Emergency Response Imagery
    1 Jul 2020
  12. U.S. Marine Biodiversity Observing Network
    5 Jun 2020
  13. Summer High Tide Bulletin
    1 Jun 2020
  14. Advances in Oil Spill Science and Technology
    19 Apr 2020
  15. What is a bilby tower?
    30 Mar 2020
  16. Spring High Tide Bulletin
    2 Mar 2020
  17. Exploring the Secrets of Marsh Happiness
    18 Feb 2020
  18. National Ocean Service Annual Report
    8 Jan 2020
  19. Winter High Tide Bulletin
    5 Dec 2019
  20. Corals Week 2019
    2 Dec 2019
  21. Native American Heritage Month
    5 Nov 2019
  22. Tracking Marine Animals Worldwide (on the World Wide Web!)
    28 Oct 2019
  23. A Tale of Two Feet
    7 Oct 2019
  24. NOAA 2020 Tide Tables are Available
    3 Oct 2019
  25. National Estuaries Week Gets Active
    12 Sep 2019
  26. Harmful Algal Blooms: Regional Information
    12 Sep 2019
  27. Fall 2019 High Tide Bulletin
    9 Sep 2019
  28. Hurricane Dorian Damage Assessment Imagery
    9 Sep 2019
  29. NOAA Responds to Ongoing Outbreak of Coral Disease in Florida
    18 Jul 2019
  30. Assessing Barry's Damage to Coastal Communities from the Air
    17 Jul 2019
  31. NOAA report: Growth in U.S. Ocean Economic Sectors Continues to Outpace Overall Economy
    18 Jun 2019
  32. Summer 2019 High Tide Bulletin
    18 Jun 2019
  33. A Boatload of Nautical Products
    20 May 2019
  34. Skincare Chemicals and Coral Reefs
    13 May 2019
  35. Ocean Tourism and Recreation
    10 May 2019
  36. NOAA Science Helps Restore Coastal Places
    17 Apr 2019
  37. Citizen Science
    11 Apr 2019
  38. Protecting Our Ocean — and Our Bottom Line
    25 Mar 2019
  39. Reaching New Heights
    20 Mar 2019
  40. Making Waves: Notable Women in Ocean Science
    13 Mar 2019