Particular focuses included the need for increased understanding of subsurface parameters; the ability of multiple labs and programs to provide needed climate expertise and information; and a desire to engage in an iterative process of project and tool development with sanctuary partners.
The study may have large implications for the climate and weather forecasts made by ocean models in the future.
NOAA Research officially announced the reorganization of NOAA labs and programs, including the elevation of the CPO division formerly known as Ocean Observing and Monitoring (OOMD) to the new Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing (GOMO) Program.
Five drifting buoys will be deployed off OceanX’s research vessel Alucia as it navigates from Miami to Lisbon, Portugal to follow the Gulf Stream and track important ocean health and maritime safety conditions.
OOMD Program Manager Emily Smith recently returned from the Women in Sciences Leadership Workshop. In its second year, this workshop doubled in size, with over 100 participants! Emily has been at the helm as a founder and champion of women in sciences. She also organized an event at OceanObs'19, Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers, which included a panel of international female leaders and a networking event.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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