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Announcing Funding Opportunity in Marine Carbon Dioxide Removal (mCDR)

NOAA’s Ocean Acidification and Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Programs on behalf of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) are soliciting proposals focused on (a) expanding understanding of various aspects of marine Carbon Dioxide Removal (mCDR); (b) understanding associated co-benefits (including ocean acidification mitigation) and risks of marine CDR; and (c) the science needed to build …

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Global Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels Continue to Rise

Annual Global Carbon Budget Report Released The following is a reposting of the article originally published by NOAA Research on November 14, 2022. Global carbon dioxide emissions in 2022 remain at record levels and natural carbon sinks are being impacted by climate change, according to a report published last week by the Global Carbon Project.   The …

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GOMO’s Inaugural Program Review Report Available

The Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Program hosted its inaugural Program Review on July 11-14, 2022 in Silver Spring and virtually. Program reviews are conducted every five years to evaluate the quality, relevance, and performance of research conducted in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR). With 25 …

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First Cruise in Three Years in Support of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Project

First Cruise in Three Years in Support of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Project This story is excerpted below. Read the full story on NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meterological Laboratory (AOML) website! After two weeks at sea, the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (SAM) project team, led by Renellys Perez and Shenfu Dong (NOAA/AOML), completed its first cruise …

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Dialogues with Industry series begins Sept 14

Dialogues with Industry series begins Sept. 14 How can industry, science and government together advance ocean observing for 2030? Join the ocean observing community in a series of roundtable style “Dialogues with Industry” to highlight opportunities for the public and private sectors to work in partnership to advance the ocean observing enterprise for 2030. This series is a …

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GOMO Helps Launch Ocean Observing in the Arabian Sea

GOMO Helps Launch Ocean Observing in the Arabian Sea Every day, thousands of ocean observations are collected in the Indian Ocean from massive moored buoys, beach ball-sized drifters, robotic floats, and other instruments in the water. The data collected by these observing instruments helps scientists improve predictions of monsoons in India and weather and climate …

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New Ocean Today Video Released!

New Ocean Today Video Released! Satellites of the Sea: Observing the Ocean for Hurricane Research June marks World Ocean Month and the start of hurricane season. Here at NOAA, we conduct tons of research to help improve our understanding of hurricanes so that we can more accurately predict hurricanes, and save lives and property. Ocean observations have a key …

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Improving Hurricane Predictions by Observing the Ocean with Cheyenne Stienbarger

Improving Hurricane Predictions by Observing the Ocean with Cheyenne Stienbarger This World Ocean Month, we sat down with Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing (GOMO) Program Manager Cheyenne Stienbarger to learn more about how ocean observing research can help improve predictions of extreme events. What is your role in GOMO? I am a program manager for …

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Work With Us! Now Hiring: Program Specialist III

Work With Us! Now Hiring: Program Specialist III The Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Program is hiring a Program Specialist III to manage the Sea Level Monitoring Program and the Ocean Carbon Observing Network. Learn more and apply through the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). This position will manage GOMO’s Sea Level Monitoring Program supporting the Global …

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New & Improved Outreach Tool to Track Research Vessels in the Arctic

New & Improved Outreach Tool to Track Research Vessels in the Arctic IARPC Launches New 2022 Activity Compilation The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is pleased to launch the new and improved 2022 Planned Research Vessel Activities compilation webpage that provides information on planned research expeditions through Alaska and Arctic waters. The aim of this outreach tool …

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