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  • NOAA's First Climate Science Strategy Announced

    NOAA's First Climate Science Strategy Announced

    Aug 25: NOAA Fisheries announces it's first-ever Climate Science Strategy, which identifies seven key steps needed to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information.

  • NOAA Fisheries Delivers World Class Science

    NOAA Fisheries Delivers World Class Science

    Aug 17: Richard Merrick, Chief Science Advisor for NOAA Fisheries, recognizes NOAA Fisheries’ clear commitment to maintaining the United States as a world leader in marine resource science and stewardship.

  • Killer Whales: The View From Above

    Killer Whales: The View From Above

    Jul 24: A recently published journal article describes how scientists used UAV technology to get an entirely new view of a threatened population of killer whales.

  • Field Guide: Nearshore Marine Fishes of Alaska

    Field Guide: Nearshore Marine Fishes of Alaska

    Jul 20: If you’re a fish biologist in Alaska, download a copy of this Handy Field Guide for your next expedition. And if you’re not, download one anyway. The pictures are awesome and the field guide is free.

  • To Tag a Sea Turtle: A Look Behind the Scenes

    To Tag a Sea Turtle: A Look Behind the Scenes

    Jun 17: Ride along with scientists as they capture and tag sea turtles to get the information we need to protect these endangered species.

  • NOAA Effort Underway to Monitor Underwater Sound

    NOAA Effort Underway to Monitor Underwater Sound

    Jun 9: Just how noisy is the ocean? Quiet enough to hear a pin drop or so noisy you can barely hear the person next to you? A new NOAA effort is underway to monitor underwater sound and answer these questions.

  • The Pocket Shark: A Digital Dissection

    The Pocket Shark: A Digital Dissection

    Jun 4: To dissect an extremely rare specimen, scientists wield a digital scalpel.

  • Funding to Add Tech to Fisheries Data Collection

    Funding to Add Tech to Fisheries Data Collection

    Jun 1: Today, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded $3 million to 5 grant recipients working to systematically integrate new technologies into fisheries data collections and observations.

  • Scientists Use UAV to Study Gray Whales from Above

    Scientists Use UAV to Study Gray Whales from Above

    May 28: A rare opportunity to study how the environment limits the growth of a recovered population of large whales.

  • For Alaska Pollock Surveys, Things are Looking Up

    For Alaska Pollock Surveys, Things are Looking Up

    May 21: To help estimate fish populations, scientists experiment with seafloor-mounted sonar systems that monitor fish in the water column above.

  • DWH Oil Spill Contributed to Gulf Dolphin Deaths

    DWH Oil Spill Contributed to Gulf Dolphin Deaths

    May 21: A tissue study finds that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill contributed to a high number of Gulf dolphin deaths. The study finds petroleum contaminants the likely source of lung and adrenal lesions causing deaths.

  • Warm Blood Makes Opah an Agile Predator

    Warm Blood Makes Opah an Agile Predator

    May 14: New research by NOAA Fisheries has revealed the opah, or moonfish, as the first fully warm-blooded fish that circulates heated blood throughout its body much like mammals and birds, giving it a competitive advantage in the cold ocean depths.

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