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Tapping the Climate Mitigation Potential of Blue Carbon Ecosystems

Emily Tewes • September 19, 2014
Adapting to a changing climate is arguably one of the most significant puzzles of our time.  As a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow in NOAA’s Climate Program Office, I am exploring some of the many approaches that NOAA and other organizations are taking to prepare the United States and the world for the impacts of a rapidly changing climate. Among these is preserving coastal ecosystems like mangroves,...  Read more . . .
Diagram of Okeanos ship, satellite, equipment and offices

Always Exploring

Rachel Husted • September 2, 2014
In her third and final dispatch, an undergraduate intern reflects on her experiences on a NOAA scientific expedition to the North Atlantic. | The Okeanos Explorer is back in port. The ship came in a day early due to concerns about Hurricane Cristobal.  Read more . . .
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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 . . .