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Tidal Energy Project Progresses Toward Market Goals
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Tidal Energy Project Progresses Toward Market Goals

Fresh from the deep water dock to city council chambers, recently collected data has bumped Homer’s Tidal Energy Incubator Project to the next level.


National Weather Service's Virtual Laboratory
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

National Weather Service's Virtual Laboratory

The Virtual Laboratory (VLab) is a set of services and IT framework which enables NWS employees and their partners to share ideas, collaborate, engage in software development, and conduct applied research.


NOAA to Seek Partnership to Boost Data Sharing
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

NOAA to Seek Partnership to Boost Data Sharing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which collects weather and climate data to generate some 15 million weather products, wants to improve the data it releases to the private sector and taxpaying public.


Long Island Sound Collaborative Mapping Project Underway
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Long Island Sound Collaborative Mapping Project Underway

In June 2012, the Long Island Sound (LIS) Collaborative Mapping Project held a kick-off event in New London, CT. Working in partnership with Federal, state, and academic institutions, NOAA will provide vital data and products to support this important regional initiative.


Google Releases Sneak Preview of Work Done Through CRADA with NOAA.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Google Releases Sneak Preview of Work Done Through CRADA with NOAA.

In improving the ocean map experience, Google has partnered with NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center and the University of Colorado CIRES programme.


SeaTag: Electronic Tags of the Future; A NOAA SBIR Success Story
Thursday, June 6, 2013

SeaTag: Electronic Tags of the Future; A NOAA SBIR Success Story

In 2007, NOAA published a solicitation for a small business to develop new electronic tags. The requirements of the new tagging technologies included an innovative geolocation mechanism, variety of ocean sensors, and reduced cost.


President Obama's FY 2014 Budget increses R&D Funding
Friday, May 31, 2013

President Obama's FY 2014 Budget increses R&D Funding

President Obama's FY 2014 budget proposes $142.8 billion for federal R&D, an increase of $1.9 billion or 1.3 percent over the FY 2012 enacted level.

Avanced Nautical Charting and the Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®)
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Avanced Nautical Charting and the Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®)

NOAA Innovation in Everyday Life

The PORTS® program, managed by NOAA's National Ocean Service, provides mariners with direct access to real-time water level, current and wind speed/direction data at locations specifically requested by mariners.

Personal Locator Beacons - Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking (SARSAT) System
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Personal Locator Beacons - Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking (SARSAT) System

NOAA Innovation in Everyday Life

Around the world...around the clock...NOAA proudly stands watch.  As an integral part of worldwide search and rescue, NOAA operates the Search And Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) system to detect and locate mariners, aviators, and recreational enthusiasts in distress almost anywhere in the world at anytime and in almost any condition.

High-Precision Global Positioning
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

High-Precision Global Positioning

NOAA Innovation in Everyday Life

NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS) is responsible for the development and maintenance of the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) that is used for positioning, navigation, mapping and charting.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis (DART®) Buoys
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis (DART®) Buoys

NOAA Innovation in Everyday Life

Researchers at NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) in Seattle, Washington, developed the first DART® system in 1995, but it wasn’t until the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster in December 2004 that the system was implemented throughout the waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

National Weather Service Forecasting Network
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

National Weather Service Forecasting Network

NOAA Innovation in Everyday Life

Known as the "Voice of NOAA's National Weather Service," NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a public service that provides continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service forecast office.

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