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Flying High with NWS

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Up, Up, and Away – Flying High with NWS Weather Balloons with Jeff Orrock, NOAA’s National Weather Service in Wakefield, VA NOAA launches weather balloons twice a day across the entire country. Weather balloons, also known as sounding balloons, are a special type of high-altitude balloon carrying instruments to near the…

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Index of Workshops for Educators

Index of Workshops for Educators December 2021 Marine Invaders: Green crabs and other local invasive species October 2019 Carbon Cycling in Coastal Wetlands May 2019 Impacts of Human-derived Pollutants on the Coastal Environment May 2018 Coral Reefs, Symbionts, and Climate Change May 2016 Plastic and Microplastic in the Ocean: What is it, and what happens…

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The Quantitative Description of Beach Cycles

The Quantitative Description of Beach Cycles Aubrey, D.G. and R.M. Ross Marine Geology, Vol. 69, pp. 155-170, 1985 WHOI-R-85-013 A quantitative method is developed to describe sequential changes in beach profile morphology. The method provides a uniform way to objectively discriminate energetic beach cycles, and yields a concise representation for beach modeling and prediction. It…

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Coastal Conference Series Spotlights Nantucket

More than 100 people attended the second biennial Nantucket Coastal Conference at the Atheneum on June 26, 2019, to hear about the coastal issues that impact Nantucket and the approaches government, industry and non-profit organizations take in addressing them.  Fifth in a series of conferences that started in 2013 and alternate between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket,…

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Study Provides Measurement of Nitrogen Removal by Local Shellfish

Towns along Cape Cod and the Islands are looking to shellfish not only as tasty culinary treats, but also for help cleaning up waters degraded by excess nitrogen in the region. While nitrogen is essential for all plants and animals, too much nitrogen in ponds and waterways—often caused by fertilizer runoff and septic tanks—can fuel…

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Study Measures Nitrogen Removal by Shellfish

February 6, 2017 — Towns along Cape Cod and the Islands are looking to shellfish not only as tasty culinary treats, but also for help cleaning up waters degraded by excess nitrogen in the region. While nitrogen is essential for all plants and animals, too much nitrogen in ponds and waterways—often caused by fertilizer runoff…

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NOAALive4Kids coral polyp art

NOAA Live! coral polyp art During the #NOAALive4Kids webinar “Born is the Coral Polyp, A Creation Story from Hawaiʻi”, educator and archaeologist Malia Evans showed you how to design and make coral polyp art.  Here are some photos that were shared with us.  To view the webinar that was recorded on January 5, 2022, click…

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