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Storm-tracking NOAA satellite system gets a technology boost

The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.

By February 28, 2014

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NOAA satellite spots three low-pressure 'dragons'

Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.

By April 1, 2014

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Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you

Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.

By October 15, 2013

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NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.

By October 25, 2013

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As National Parks issue drone bans, some states fall in line

Park rangers say unmanned aerial vehicles have disturbed wildlife across the country's public lands and waterways, including the bighorn sheep of Zion, seals in Monterey Bay, and peregrine falcons in Yosemite.

By July 1, 2014

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NOAA supercomputers to forecast better weather?

New new supercomputers run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are set to predict weather around the world much more accurately.

By September 9, 2009

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Cameron and Branson race to bring urgent attention to oceans

The efforts of James Cameron, the first person to make a solo dive to the ocean's deepest spot, and those by Richard Branson are finally putting ocean exploration in the public eye.

By March 26, 2012

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Oceans are acidifying faster than ever

Acidity in the Earth's oceans is increasing more rapidly than any time in the last 300 million years, leading to severe consequences for marine ecosystems.

By March 1, 2012

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National Weather Service alerts headed to smartphones

Live in an area prone to tornadoes, flash floods, hurricanes, extreme wind, ice storms, and the like? Your smartphone can't change the extreme weather, but it can alert you to it.

By June 28, 2012

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Ocean-faring robots set sail on Guinness record attempt

Four Wave Gliders from Liquid Robotics launch from outside the Golden Gate Bridge. The goal? To go further than any other surface robots in history, and to show new ways of collecting massive amounts of oceanic data.

By November 17, 2011