NOAA's Coral Reef Watch sounds an alert when reef waters heat up.
Improved research, forecasts and warnings will save lives from unpredictable, deadly tornadoes.
As drought persists across large areas of the United States, a proactive, interactive drought monitoring system helps anticipate and mitigate
Data from electronic tags reveal new insight into marine animal behavior
Innovative, new and a life-saving asset, a Wave Glider launched by NOAA in the Gulf of Mexico is the world's first operational unmanned system deployed to detect tsunamis.Photo Credit: Liquid Robotics
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