In an effort to provide more specific marine weather information to our partners and the public, the National Weather Service Forecast Offices in Alaska have realigned Alaska’s marine forecast zones, due to be implemented on March 8, 2023. For more information, view this Story map.
NOAA’s 2022 Arctic Report Card provides a detailed picture of how warming is reshaping the once reliably frozen, snow-covered region which is heating up faster than any other part of the world. This year’s Arctic Report Card also features the most comprehensive chapter in the annual report’s 17-year history about how these dramatic environmental changes are felt by Arctic Indigenous people, and how their communities are addressing the changes.
A pandemic, ice, and a storm gave researchers a new perspective from NOAA’s longest operating biophysical mooring site in the US Arctic. For more information, view this Story Map.
On August 18, 2022, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) and NOAA announced the launch of a new pilot project to support Alaska Native communities' resilience to climate change. The project, “Expanding and Connecting Tribal-Led Climate Change Capacity to Serve Indigenous Community Needs in Alaska,” will establish a director of Tribal climate change initiatives position at ANTHC to leverage statewide relationships with Tribes.
This report celebrates activities of the NOAA Regional Collaboration Network - consisting of over 165 staff and partners working together to improve NOAA’s service to the Nation through collaboration.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an integral part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is a global leader in environmental science and technology, working to address our Nation’s most pressing challenges and advance our mission of science, service and stewardship.