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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 […]

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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

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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,

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Record carbon dioxide emissions impeding progress on meeting climate goals

This is a repost of a NOAA Research article published December 5, 2023. Read the original post here. NOAA data and models help scientists track the global carbon cycle Greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels are projected to reach a record 36.8 billion metric tons in 2023, an increase of 1.1% over 2022, according to

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Latest Ocean Carbon Data Atlas Shows a Significant Decline in Ocean CO2 Measurements

Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT) Version 2023 Released Version 2023 of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT), released on June 20, 2023, shows a dramatic decline in carbon dioxide (CO2) observing efforts in the world’s ocean. The number of CO2 measurements provided to SOCAT has decreased by almost half since 2017 due to a slow

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U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Visits NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown After 55-day GO-SHIP Cruise Docks in Reykjavik

After 55 days at sea and a successful re-occupation of 150 ocean stations as a part of the decadal GO-SHIP transect A16N, NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown received a welcome visit from the U.S. Ambassador to Iceland, Carrin F. Patman, in Reykjavik this May. During the visit, Ambassador Patman embarked on a tour of the

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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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