NOAA Headquarters (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is located in Washington D.C. NOAA was formed in 1970 and is part of the US Department of Commerce whose mission it is to study, evaluate and report on weather, seas and skies, guide and protect environmental factors, and help improve public information on the oceans, atmosphere and related concerns.

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NOAA forecasts above-average summer 'dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico

NOAA is forecasting an above-average summer "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico covering approximately 5,827 square miles—an area roughly the size of Connecticut. The dead zone, or hypoxic area, is an area of low oxygen that ...

NOAA reports continued drop in overfishing

In a report released May 2, NOAA Fisheries announced that 2023 saw a record low for the number of fish stocks subject to overfishing. The annual "Status of the Stocks" report is an assessment of the 506 stocks and stock complexes ...

NOAA confirms fourth global coral bleaching event

The world is currently experiencing a global coral bleaching event, according to NOAA scientists. This is the fourth global event on record and the second in the last 10 years.

NOAA researchers discover new fish species

Dr. Katherine Bemis of NOAA Fisheries' National Systematics Laboratory and her collaborators recently described a new fish species: Emmelichthys papillatus, or the papillated redbait. Its discovery was published in the journal ...

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