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NOAA Buoys Around the World

Lieutenant Lauren Jarlenski and Dawn Petraitis, NOAA’s National Data Buoy Center at the Stennis Space Center in Kiln, MS Join us for a whirlwind adventure across the globe as we explore how NOAA’s National Data Buoy Center builds and deploys buoys to monitor ocean and weather events. Learn about our tropical atmosphere ocean buoys, tsunami…

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Drones, Scat, and the Joys of Marine Mammal Fieldwork in Alaska

Katie Sweeney, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA How do we study marine mammals and what do we find out? Take a journey through the types of surveys and tools that are used to study Steller sea lions and northern fur seals in Alaska, and the challenges faced by scientists who study…

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Demystifying Science through Video

Filmmaker Paul Hillman, NOAA Fisheries Communications Office in Seattle, WA Science can be a tough nut to crack for a lot of people, and sometimes getting the information straight from a scientist can be full of technical jargon and difficult to understand. But science is the backbone for many of the decisions and policies that…

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Helping Big Ships Bring Goods into Port So You Can Have What You Need

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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Explore the World with NOAA’s Fun, New App

Hilary Peddicord and Beth Russell, NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratories in Boulder, CO The SOS Explorer™ free mobile app animates the world right on your smartphone. As a pocket-size version of NOAA’s Science On a Sphere®, this free app invites you to zoom in on specific interests, from the squiggly warm and cold lines of…

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Alaska Week: Uncovering the Seafloor – Charting Alaska’s Waters

Lieutenant (junior grade) Michelle Levano and Pete Holmberg, both from NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey in Seattle, WA How do we collect information on ocean depths, and how does that information get on paper? It’s important for us to measure water depths and features to keep ships safe and help them navigate and sometimes we…

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Alaska Week: Flying Beneath the Clouds at the Edge of the World

Katie Sweeney, NOAA’s Marine Mammal Lab in the Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA Do you have a toy drone at home? Join in to learn about how the Marine Mammal Lab is using drones for learning more about wildlife. The Alaska Ecosystem Program studies Steller sea lions in Alaska using drones and we’re…

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Saildrones – Sailing the Seas for Science

Heather Tabisola, NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, WA Have you ever seen a drone? Some people think they look like helicopters. But not all drones fly! Some sail across the water, powered by wind, collecting information on the ocean and atmosphere as they go. In this webinar, you will talk to a NOAA…

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