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Beach dunes, mangroves, wetlands, rain gardens, and bioswales are just a few examples of what experts call natural and nature-based infrastructure. In this episode, Kim Penn from NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management talks about how simple nature-based systems not only minimize coastal flooding, erosion, and runoff — but also form wonderful areas for recreation and tourism.
How ocean tides played a crucial role in the initial phase of D-Day. In this episode, hear the story of this historic day from the perspective of the science of tides and tide predictions.
The ocean is home to millions of different forms of life—yet we know surprisingly little about the creatures that live right along our shores, how they interact with each other, or how they're changing as the ocean environment they live in changes.
Discover the many free lesson plans, tutorials, fun activities, and other educational material offered by the National Ocean Service for educators, for students, for parents — or for anyone who wants to learn about our ocean and coasts.
The National Geodetic Survey has been measuring land to determine points on the ground and the angles, distances, and heights between them since the 1800s. To do this accurately, you have to understand the force of gravity.
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