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Mapping the New England Seamount Chain

Rachel Husted • August 22, 2014
Another dispatch from our North Atlantic Ocean correspondent.  |  The Okeanos Explorer arrived at the New England Seamount Chain on Friday, August 15.  Read more . . .
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

Living, Learning, and Interning on the Okeanos Explorer

Rachel Husted • August 14, 2014
An undergraduate intern writes about her experiences on a NOAA scientific expedition currently underway.  |  NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer, “America’s Ship for Ocean Exploration,” is a truly unique place.  Read more . . .
Honolulu from Diamondhead Crater

Building a Secure and Sustainable Water and Energy Future for Hawai'i

Tammy Newcomer Johnson • August 7, 2014
Gushing waterfalls, rainbow-colored coral reefs and tropical fish, turquoise waves and white sand beaches — Hawai’i is a literal paradise.  Read more . . .
participants in research tool workshop

Lost in Translation: Traversing the Boundaries of Science and Policy

Jessica Foley • July 23, 2014
​As a graduate student with imminent timelines and heavy emphasis on the scientific aspects of my research, I can easily become so consumed with this work that sometimes I lose sight of the wider, practical implications of the research. I know I am not alone in admitting this.  Read more . . .
photo of Conowingo Dam

Conowingo Dam Traps Less Sediment, a Challenge to Bay Restoration

Qian Zhang • June 10, 2014
The Conowingo Dam, located near the mouth of the 464-mile long Susquehanna River, can no longer trap sediment and nutrients (mainly nitrogen and phosphorus) from the upstream watershed as efficiently as it used to.  Read more . . .