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CBIBS Team, Partners Support Buoys during Freeze

Extreme cold weather means the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office's buoy system has experienced icing and fronzen sensors. The NCBO field team is responding.... Read more >

ESTC will hold several workshops in winter 2015

NOAA to Offer Weather, Climate Training for Virginia Educators

In addition to workshops in Virginia, sessions in Oxford, Maryland, will focus on citizen science.... Read more >


What Comprises an Oyster Reef Community? NOAA Wants to Know.

On a cool and breezy October day, SCUBA divers worked to retrieve trays of mud and oysters from the bottom of Harris Creek.... Read more >

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