Maryland officials have joined a host of congressmen in opposing the Trump administration’s plan to start underwater seismic testing along the Atlantic coast, operations that could lead to increased domestic production of oil and gas, but also could be harmful to marine animals.
A federal investigation into a company run by one of President Trump’s nominees to head a prominent federal agency found a “severe and pervasive” culture of sexual harassment.
Federal fishing regulators say they’re reducing the quota for a small species of shark that is fished commercially off the East Coast.
This year’s Atlantic sea scallop fishing year begins in several weeks, and federal regulators are proposing new management measures for the valuable fishery.
Inside a sprawling, secure federal complex in Suitland, Maryland, sits a building housing some of the NOAA’s most secure systems. Among them is a search and rescue program that uses satellites to send help to those in danger in the world’s most remote regions.
The past five years are the warmest in recorded history, scientists from NASA and NOAA announced Wednesday, part of a continued trend of higher temperatures around the world.
Thanksgiving is going to be cold. Really, really cold. A nasty front will be sliding south of the Washington region, pushed by arctic air that the NOAA says is the coldest of the season so far. It could be the coldest Thanksgiving since 1996.
A new study has found that the world’s oceans absorbed 60% more heat per year than previously believed, findings that could have serious implications in the fight against climate change.
With just the normal amount of rain in November and December, 2018 will become one of the wettest years in the area’s history.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s increasing the amount of skate wing fishermen can bring to the docks this year by nearly 830,000 pounds.
The U.S. imported more than 6 billion pounds of seafood valued at more than $21.5 billion in 2017, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
A severe drought was declared for the greater Washington D.C. metro area as one of the driest Januaries on record came to a close.
Polar satellites have played a large role in improving weather forecasts in recent years and on Nov. 10, the first of the NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System is scheduled to launch from an air base in California.
Almost everyone will have their eyes to the skies during Monday’s eclipse, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will have their weather satellites looking toward the ground.
The nation’s first “Space Weather” satellite is now in orbit to give early warning that eruptions are heading this way from the sun.
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