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Our Ocean

Explore our curated list of ocean topics to learn about NOAA's role in protecting, exploring, and conserving this vast resource.

Ocean Report
A coral reef with fish swimming through it
View of the Environmental Data Server (EDS) map
A jelly fish swims by
Alt Tag
A jellyfish swims by
What do you know about our ocean?
Weird Ocean Phenomena
ocean waves
an aerial view of gravity waves
an infographic on ways to help our ocean
the Alaska coast