Month: October 2020

15th Annual US-Indonesia (NOAA-BMKG) Partnership Workshop a Virtual Success

15th Annual US-Indonesia (NOAA-BMKG) Partnership Workshop a Virtual Success The 15th Annual US-Indonesia Partnership Workshop was held from September 9-11, 2020. This annual workshop brings together NOAA and BMKG colleagues for a series of ocean observing capacity building workshops led by NOAA scientists. The workshop was originally planned to take place in Lake Toba, Indonesia. Instead, …

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Monitoring Arctic Change in 2020

Monitoring Arctic Change in 2020 From spring to early fall in a typical year, NOAA and research partners conduct several important scientific surveys in the U.S. waters of the Bering and Chukchi Seas. Scientists collect oceanographic and biological data that are used to inform fisheries management, monitor whale populations and support Arctic ecosystem and climate …

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GOMO provides in-kind support to new NSF Research Networking Activity in the Arctic

GOMO provides in-kind support to new NSF Research Networking Activity in the Arctic GOMO is partnering with the University of Alaska, Fairbanks to support a new NSF Research Networking Activity: Coordinated Observations of Arctic Change (abbreviated Arctic CoObs). The activity, led by UAF International Arctic Research Center’s Hajo Eicken, will work over the next 5 …

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Eight Drifting Buoys Deployed in Front of Hurricane Teddy

Eight Drifting Buoys Deployed in Front of Hurricane Teddy On Saturday, September 19, 2020 eight drifting buoys were deployed in front of Hurricane Teddy. The photo to the left shows loading of eight hurricane drifters onto the US Air Force C-130 Cargo airplane for deployments. A variety of drifter types were deployed and will measure sea surface temperature …

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