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Erin Cain and Jay Grove, NOAA’s Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Key Biscayne, FL Take a dive with us into coral reef fish communities and learn all about how we identify, survey, and help inform managers about reef fish populations through NOAA’s National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP). Using engaging, interactive photos and videos, we…

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How NOAA’s Aircraft Operations Center supports research from 500 to 45,000ft in Lakeland, FL Want to fly with NOAA? NOAA aircraft are used to measure conditions in a hurricane, count marine mammals, map our coastline, and even measure water content in snow. NOAA’s Aircraft Operations Center manages, operates, and maintains 10 specialized aircraft to support…

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Derek Manzello, NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, FL The mission of NOAA’s National Coral Reef Monitoring Program is to provide information to help improve and sustain coral reef health throughout the world. Meet Derek Manzello, a NOAA coral reef scientist, who dons scuba gear when heading to his office – the world’s…

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Kyle Ward and Louis Licate, NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey in Charleston, SC and Miami, FL Scientists, engineers, and mariners use NOAA’s products and services to slide underneath bridges, navigate tight turns, and dock alongside ports so that everything from groceries to games are available in stores for you to use. Come learn about how…

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Dana Wusinich-Mendez, NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program in West Palm Beach, FL Coral reefs are the rainforests of the ocean. They are beautiful, diverse, and extremely important for healthy ocean ecosystems and strong communities. Learn all about coral reef ecosystems, why they matter, and what you can do to help them. (Grades 2-6 but all…

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John Cangialosi, NOAA’s National Hurricane Center in Miami, FL Did you know that the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30? Join us to learn everything you need to know about hurricanes: where and why hurricanes form, what NOAA does to make sure you have the most up to date information, how…

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Commander Jason R. Mansour, NOAA, Aircraft Operations Center in Lakeland, FL NOAA Corps officers serve on the sea, on land, and in the air to support NOAA’s science and stewardship mission. While most pilots try to avoid flying an airplane into severe weather, NOAA Hurricane Hunters fly specially equipped aircraft into, above, and around the…

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