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Hurricane Facts: What do hurricane hunters do in the offseason?

Hastings Tribune 04 Mar 2021
For at least six months out of the year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Hunters are passing through tropical storms in the Atlantic and collecting data ... Recently, Parrish returned from Hawaii, where he and a team gathered data about atmospheric rivers, which are large currents of water vapor that bombard the U.S.
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New Mexico’s Spaceport America names new executive director

The Journal 04 Mar 2021
Army Research Laboratory and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as in the private sector with tech and engineering companies ... networks, atmospheric research, pollution studies and shipboard wind measurements.
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OSU researcher leads NOAA-funded project to study West Coast response to ocean acidification

The News Guard 04 Mar 2021
The $1 million, three-year interdisciplinary project is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through its Ocean Acidification Program ...It’s making that link of, what are people doing to adapt to ocean acidification, and are regulations sufficient or do we need to broaden the scope a little bit?” Spalding said.
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WINTER Fun

Lapeer Area View 04 Mar 2021
Thanks to Lapeer Area View’s own Krystal Moralee for sharing this photo of her son Jordan Johns, 12, from Mayfield Township ... According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the rare blue ice on the Great Lakes is caused by selective absorption in the color spectrum and a lack of bubbles in the ice ... Submitted photo ... .
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Weathercatch: March flirts with spring while hanging on to a fading winter

The Spokesman-Review 04 Mar 2021
The March outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center calls for the month’s temperatures to run slightly below normal. This forecast is largely attributed to a lingering La Niña in the tropical Pacific Ocean, which is typically associated with cool spring weather here in the Pacific Northwest ... .
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Winter supply of Chinook salmon critical to survival of orcas, says study

North Shore News 04 Mar 2021
Brad Hanson, a wildlife biologist with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said this is the first study that looks at the diet requirements of killer whales from their perspective ... "If the whales have to expend a lot more energy getting that prey then they basically get less bang for the buck." ... Hina Alam, The Canadian Press. .
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Microplastic pollution identified in Lackawanna River, 52 other Pennsylvania waterways

The Scranton Times-Tribune 04 Mar 2021
"It's ubiquitous in our environment and getting more so day by day ... Citing research from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the study notes microplastic particles can attract heavy metals and chemical contaminants, including pesticides, that can pose health risks when consumed by animals and humans ... Contact the writer ... ....
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Opinion: More big PG&E rate hikes if use of outdated system continues

SiliconValley.com 04 Mar 2021
If you live in Northern California, your utility bill likely will rise by 8% this month ... The solution is simple ... Gov ... Christopher Clack, a weather scientist formerly with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, found that an energy system built around local solar and batteries could save the United States $473 billion by 2050 ... Mathews ... .
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Peters bipartisan bill to update Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Maps signed into law

Huron County View 04 Mar 2021
ESI maps, which are coordinated through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), document the potential ecological impacts to natural and human-use resources from possible oil spills, natural disasters, and resource damage assessments.
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High and Dry: Colorado in Drought — 5th generation El Paso County rancher hit with disaster

Colorado Politics 04 Mar 2021
According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, part of the USDA, most ... Last September the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a long-term weather forecast outlining a La Niña cycle, with a drier and warmer 2021 for the southern half of the state.
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US Senate Confirms Raimondo to Head Commerce Department

The Epoch Times 03 Mar 2021
The department includes the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Census, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service and the Foreign Commercial Service.
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New Mexico's Spaceport America names new executive director

San Francisco Chronicle 03 Mar 2021
Army Research Laboratory and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as in the private sector with tech and engineering companies ... networks, atmospheric research, pollution studies, and shipboard wind measurements.
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Wicker, Peters Reintroduce FLOODS Act

Enterprise Tocsin 03 Mar 2021
The legislation would improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) forecasting and communication of flood, tornado, and hurricane events ...Unexpected severe flooding has too often upended the lives of families and hard-working men and women in Michigan and across the nation,” said Peters.

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