Friday, May 16th, 2014
NOAA hurricane experts will visit five U.S. Gulf Coast cities aboard a NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft to raise awareness about storm threats and the danger of being caught without a personal hurricane plan. The five-day tour begins May 19 and advances NOAA’s effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation through outreach and effective communications on the
Monday, February 4th, 2013
Holly A. Bamford, Ph.D., has been named the new assistant NOAA administrator for the agency’s National Ocean Service, succeeding David M. Kennedy who was named the new NOAA deputy under secretary for operations. Prior to her appointment, Bamford served as deputy assistant administrator for NOS.
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities’ social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, authored by leading scientists and experts, emphasizes the need for increased coordination
Monday, January 28th, 2013
SSTL has been awarded the contract by the National Space Organization (NSPO) in Taiwan for the design and manufacture of up to twelve satellite platforms for the FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 constellation. The contract was awarded in an open international competition, with SSTL providing the most cost-effective solution.
Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has successfully completed the Critical Design Review and has been approved to begin implementation of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite — R Series (GOES-R) Ground Segment. Harris is the prime contractor and systems integrator for the 10-year contract to produce
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
PR — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Environment Canada yesterday signed a cross-border agreement to enhance weather and climate monitoring and research. “With this agreement, NOAA and Environment Canada can broaden our collaboration to enhance health, safety and economic prosperity for our countries and the world,” said retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad