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Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. shakes hands with Rick W. Spinrad, Ph.D., Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator

NOAA, USPTO sign collaborative agreement to advance climate technology

NOAA and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further innovation in technology areas that advance the climate, blue and green economies that strengthen our nation’s resilience against climate change, promote environmental stewardship and encourage sustainable economic development.

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NOAA uses artificial intelligence to translate forecasts, warnings into Spanish and Chinese

Through a series of pilot projects over the past few years, NWS forecasters have been training artificial intelligence (AI) software for weather, water and climate terminology in Spanish and Simplified Chinese, the most common languages in the United States after English. NWS will add Samoan and Vietnamese next, and more languages in the future. 

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Small businesses showcased their NOAA-funded technologies at SBIR Demo Day

It might be December, but technology innovation heated up last week on the U.S. West Coast. NOAA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program hosted a technology Demo Day in Los Angeles, California on December 6.

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Researchers retrieving fish from the shore using fish nets

NOAA and Indigenous tribal partner advance aquaculture with science

The Jamestown S’klallam Tribe in the U.S. Pacific Northwest has a mantra: “What is done today, can impact seven generations from now.” The spirit of that mantra underlies a unique public-private partnership that has successfully fused science with local Native American culture and history to support sustainable aquaculture.

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