- Ship accidentally discharges oil into New Hampshire river Updated: May-26-15 11:46 pm
NEW CASTLE, New Hampshire - A ship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has accidentally discharged oily water into the Piscataqua River.
- NOAA: Central Pacific will see more hurricanes than average Updated: May-26-15 8:04 pm
HONOLULU - Forecasters say the 2015 hurricane season in the central Pacific region will see more storms than average because of warmer ocean water.
- $42 million 'nose-to-tail' upgrade for 2 hurricane hunters Updated: May-26-15 1:31 pm
TAMPA, Florida - The hurricane planes known affectionately as "Miss Piggy" and "Kermit" are getting new Rolls-Royce engines, new wings and better radar.
- NOAA: $9M for projects to mitigate climate change threats Updated: May-25-15 12:05 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
- Port Fourchon to get environmental sensor Updated: May-12-15 10:43 am
PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana - A new environmental observation sensor will be installed at Port Fourchon Wednesday to improve navigation safety and increase efficiency for ships.
- NOAA awards 10 sea scallop research projects Updated: May-11-15 5:04 am
NEWBURYPORT, Massachusetts - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it has selected 10 research projects about the sea scallop fishery that are valued at more than $10 million.
- Amount of carbon dioxide in air keeps rising, hits milestone Updated: May-06-15 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Global levels of carbon dioxide, the most prevalent heat-trapping gas, have passed a daunting milestone, federal scientists say.
- Correction: Arctic Cod story Updated: May-05-15 7:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In a story April 30 about Arctic cod research, The Associated Press reported erroneously the increase in sea surface temperature in the Chukchi Sea estimated by NOAA scientists. The estimate is .9 degrees per decade, not 1.8 degrees per decade.
- NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour comes to Norfolk Updated: May-05-15 2:28 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A federal hurricane awareness tour is coming to Norfolk.
- 61 right whales in Cape Cod Bay in 2 weeks; slowdown urged Updated: May-04-15 2:41 pm
SANDWICH, Massachusetts - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking boaters and fishermen to slow down in Cape Cod Bay and be on the lookout for critically endangered North Atlantic right whales in New England waters.
- More NOAA drones planned for Atlantic hurricane season Updated: May-04-15 2:49 am
MIAMI - Scientists are planning to send more drones flying into hurricanes that develop during the upcoming Atlantic storm season.
- Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors this summer Updated: May-03-15 10:47 am
PORTLAND, Maine - New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year.