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Technology Partnerships Office News

Parent category for all the TPO news items – category feeds the TPO general newsroom.

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory: 50 years of innovative research in oceanography

Recently, NOAA celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, a world leader in oceanographic research and the development of innovative instrumentation and measurement strategies for monitoring and observing ocean conditions at global scales. This special issue of Oceanography Magazine celebrates this milestone, and includes stories on Saildrone (pg 70), DART (pg 186), and MAPR (pg 212) which connect directly to the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office.

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Michael Kruk with American flag

Michael Kruk joins NOAA TPO as Deputy Director

Michael (Mike) Kruk has joined the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office as the new Deputy Director. Mike previously served as the Chief of the Coastal Science Branch at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) within the Coasts, Oceans, and Geophysics Science (COGS) division. In his new role as Deputy Director, Mike is responsible for leading the execution of the strategic direction of TPO and overseeing the efficient functioning of the office.

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Biden-Harris Administration invests $3.9 million for Ocean-based Climate Resilience Accelerators through Investing in America agenda

The Department of Commerce and NOAA announced $3.9 million in awards to help small businesses improve climate resilience in communities across the nation through the Ocean-based Climate Resilience Accelerators program as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, and in alignment with the National Climate Resilience Framework.

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A high-altitude LiDAR atmospheric sensing system with HONEYWELL HALAS

NOAA and Honeywell to explore use of HALAS upper-air data to aid in weather forecasting

NOAA’s National Weather Service and Honeywell Aerospace Technologies signed a two-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to deploy a high-altitude LiDAR Atmospheric Sensing (HALAS) ground system and to evaluate the upper-air data gathered to determine if it could aid in weather forecasting.

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