Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News

Biden-Harris Administration invests $2.1 million for measuring surface ocean carbon through the Investing in America agenda

Funding will expand observations, improve forecasting of carbon dioxide levels in the ocean surface and atmosphere This is a repost of a NOAA.gov press release published May 30, 2024. Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced the award of $2.1 million to support surface ocean and atmospheric carbon observations and monitoring through President Biden’s […]

Biden-Harris Administration invests $2.1 million for measuring surface ocean carbon through the Investing in America agenda Read More »

Student Opportunity: participate on the GO-SHIP A16S cruise (deadline June 3)

U.S. GO-SHIP is looking for students to participate in the upcoming occupation of the meridional hydrographic line known as A16S aboard the NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown. The cruise is tentatively set to begin in Recife, Brazil in late October and end in Punta Arenas, Chile in late December 2024. This is a GOMO-supported cruise

Student Opportunity: participate on the GO-SHIP A16S cruise (deadline June 3) Read More »

The R/V Thomas G. Thompson in port with the ship lights shining against the night sky.

Floating ice, freezing temperatures: Four facts about the I08S GO-SHIP cruise to Antarctica

This is a repost of NOAA AOML’s original story published May 2, 2024. Floating ice, freezing temperatures, and streaks of lights in the night sky. Traversing from Fremantle, Australia to Antarctica’s Prydz Bay and back again, the crew aboard the R/V Thomas G. Thompson successfully concluded the I08S GO-SHIP cruise on April 1, 2024. Scientists at NOAA’s Atlantic

Floating ice, freezing temperatures: Four facts about the I08S GO-SHIP cruise to Antarctica Read More »

Crossing the Equator and Navigating Icebergs: The A13.5 GO-SHIP cruise Returns After 52 Days At Sea 

This is a repost of NOAA AOML’s original story published April 22, 2024. Wind, waves, and icebergs pierced through morning fog – the A13.5 GO-SHIP cruise proved both tumultuous and rewarding with vast amounts of new data that bring the promise of groundbreaking future research. After 52 days at sea, the A13.5 GO-SHIP cruise (short

Crossing the Equator and Navigating Icebergs: The A13.5 GO-SHIP cruise Returns After 52 Days At Sea  Read More »

Tool for tracking research vessels in the Arctic is now live for the 2024 field season

Each year, research vessels venture into Alaska and Arctic waters to collect samples, deploy and recover moorings, conduct fisheries surveys, and more. In advance of the 2024 field season, the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is pleased to announce the launch of this year’s Planned Research Vessel Movements webpage. This community resource aims to

Tool for tracking research vessels in the Arctic is now live for the 2024 field season Read More »

GOMO releases inaugural Accomplishments Report for 2023

NOAA’s Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Program (GOMO) has released its inaugural Accomplishments Report for 2023. This report covers the many accomplishments that are paving the way toward meeting GOMO’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan objectives and strengthening the global ocean observing system and enterprise. Below is an excerpt from the Director’s Letter in the report: “Throughout

GOMO releases inaugural Accomplishments Report for 2023 Read More »

Biden-Harris Administration invests $2.7 million to improve ocean observations with new robotic floats through Investing in America agenda

Funding will support expansion of the Argo ocean observing system This is a repost of a NOAA.gov press release published April 10, 2024. Today, NOAA and the Department of Commerce announced that $2.7 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) will be used to replenish and expand an important array of robotic floats in the

Biden-Harris Administration invests $2.7 million to improve ocean observations with new robotic floats through Investing in America agenda Read More »

Filling A Data Gap In The Tropical Pacific To Reveal Daily Air-Sea Interactions

This is a repost of an original NOAA Climate Program Office story published March 25, 2024. Research has long shown that ocean surface temperatures can influence the atmosphere. Over the past twenty years, researchers have been studying how the atmosphere reacts to changing ocean temperatures globally, sparking debates on the exact mechanisms at play. Using

Filling A Data Gap In The Tropical Pacific To Reveal Daily Air-Sea Interactions Read More »

From Mississippi to Australia: 3 Research Cruises Depart to Improve Understanding of the Atlantic and Southern Ocean

This is a repost of NOAA AOML’s original story published February 13, 2024. Scientists at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) are gearing up for a busy season at sea with three research cruises departing in the month of February. The A13.5 Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP) cruise, the I08S GO-SHIP cruise,

From Mississippi to Australia: 3 Research Cruises Depart to Improve Understanding of the Atlantic and Southern Ocean Read More »

How Two Scientists Have Advanced Marine Ecosystems Research in the Arctic

In the middle of the cold and wavy Bering Sea, a crane extends over the stern of the R/V Sikuliaq and brings aboard a metal scoop filled with a sample collected from the muddy bottom of the seafloor. Researchers, Jackie, Lee, and colleagues, sort through the mud samples to catalog the hundreds of organisms it

How Two Scientists Have Advanced Marine Ecosystems Research in the Arctic Read More »