Posts Tagged ‘noaa’

Blue whale population rebounding

Monday, September 8th, 2014
blue whales, protections, noaa, population, life, sustainability

Researchers say the Pacific marine mammals have gotten a boost from a decades-old whaling ban and conservation measures.

Blue Whale Survival

Friday, July 25th, 2014
whales, ships, ship strikes, california, west coast, pacific, oregon state university, NOAA

Researchers suggest changing shipping lanes in busy West Coast ports to help protect blue whales.

Marine Snails and Acidic Waters

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
ocean acidification, ph, NOAA, Peter Roopnarine, pteropods, snails

How is ocean acidification affecting marine snails off the West Coast?

Effective MPAs

Thursday, February 6th, 2014
fish, mpas, marine protected areas, national marine sanctuaries, marine, no take, NOAA

A new study determines five factors that make marine protected areas most effective.

Monitoring California Hazards

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
floods, earthquakes, seismic, hazards, NASA, NOAA, weather, extreme, NWS, Scripps

Scientists are upgrading GPS stations to better monitor extreme weather and seismic activity.

Atmospheric Rivers

Monday, August 26th, 2013
noaa, atmospheric, rivers, rainfall, weather, floods, drought, California, water, lynn ingram

Atmospheric rivers control our weather and water resources in the West.

Earth at Night

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
nasa, noaa, satelllites, night, earth, lights, suomi npp

This satellite views Earth in a whole new light!

The Climate is Changing

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
climate change, global warming, nasa, noaa

2012 was the warmest year on record for the United States and one of the warmest globally. But can we fight climate change?

More Headlines from AGU

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Tsunamis, the solar max and… oysters? Our Friday science news round-up featuring headlines from this week’s American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting.

Preparing for Solar Storms

Monday, February 28th, 2011

How can we be better prepared for the next solar storm?

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