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NOAA and GreenSight to evaluate boundary layer observations gathered using nano-sized, uncrewed aircraft systems in and around Tulsa, OK

The partners will deploy, test, and evaluate observations gathered using WeatherHive nano-sized, uncrewed aircraft systems for weather forecasting and its potential benefits during severe weather events.

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Ripple effect: A public-private partnership advances ocean science

A successful partnership between NOAA and Saildrone, Inc. has expanded to support research missions across agency led to business growth and technological innovation, and contributed to the broader New Blue Economy.

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NOAA deploys drones in the ocean and atmosphere to advance hurricane forecasting

NOAA and partners are improving hurricane forecasting by harnessing the power of new technologies and working to coordinate these technologies to predict hurricane track, intensity, and rapid intensification.

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NOAA and the University of Rhode Island Sign Agreement to Explore Effects of Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the University of Rhode Island have signed a 5-year formal partnership agreement to research how offshore wind energy development will affect marine ecosystems and the people who live near, or work on, the ocean. Read the full announcement. A small fishing vessel near wind turbines. Credit: Bob Brewer on Unsplash

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An uncrewed glider sits on the ground in front of a high-altitude balloon and two research vans

Revolutionary NOAA High-Altitude Research Tool Passes Key Milestone

The quest by Global Monitoring Laboratory scientists to develop a reliable, cost-effective way to study Earth’s stratosphere passed a significant milestone on May 17 when a remotely controlled glider, carried to an elevation of 90,000 feet by a weather balloon, returned to its launch location on Colorado’s Pawnee National Grasslands with its scientific payload intact.

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