National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Feds Move To Stop Fishing Crimes By Tracking Seafood Imports

In an effort to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood fraud, the Obama Administration is launching a fish tracking system that would eventually tell consumers where their fish was caught, processed and stored.

03/17/2015

global warming

2014 Warmest Year On Record, Officials Say

It may not feel like it today, but the earth has set a new high for heat. Alex DeMetrick reports on what scientists are calling the hottest year on record.

01/16/2015

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Weak 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Draws To Close

Forecasters say the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends Saturday, has delivered the fewest hurricanes since 1982.

11/25/2013

teachers on the bay

Teachers Go Back To School On The Bay

A new state rule requires all Maryland high school graduates to be environmentally literate—but first, teachers have to get up to speed.

07/09/2013

NOAA

Scientists: Tsunami Hit East Coast Earlier In June

A storm that blew through earlier this month might have spurred a rare phenomenon for the East Coast: a tsunami.

06/25/2013

chesapeake bay

Drier Weather Will Make For Smaller Dead Zone In The Bay This Summer

Dead zones in the bay don’t usually bring good news. But they do when they’re smaller than normal.

06/19/2013

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Hurricane Forecast: Another Busy Atlantic Season

Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say.

05/23/2013

USS Constellation

Agencies Want Help Recording Historic Weather Data

The National Archives is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to recruit citizen scientists to help transcribe weather data from historic ship logs.

10/24/2012

NOAA

NOAA To Open New Center On Weather Prediction

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is set to open the new Center for Weather and Climate Prediction.

10/15/2012

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U.S. Forecasters Raise Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

U.S. forecasters are raising their estimate of potential storms in the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, which enters its peak period this month.

08/09/2012

oysters

Scientists To Study Oysters, New Species In Chesapeake Bay With $1M Federal Grant

A million dollars might just buy some answers in the Chesapeake.

12/02/2011

Chesapeake Bay, Bay

Maryland Boaters Asked To Prepare For Irene

Maryland Natural Resources Police say boaters should prepare now for stormy weather related to Hurricane Irene.

08/23/2011

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