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From corals to coastal science, connect with NOAA experts in our podcast series that explores questions about the ocean environment.

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Restoration: Replacing What Was Lost

Nov 9 • 14:26

juvenile chinook salmon

When pollution harms our waterways from single events like oil spills or from industrial sites over a span of decades, the cleanup phase is just the beginning. Ultimately, through a process that can take years to decades, settlements are reached with the parties that caused the pollution to fund restoration projects. The goal: to put back what was lost. In this episode, le...

Marine Protected Areas

Sep 2 • 16:00

Aerial view of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, the largest marine conservation area in the world

From protecting kelp forests and corals to inspiring international collaboration with a common goal, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) play a vital role in conserving our Earth’s special marine places. In this episode, we speak with Lauren Wenzel, director of NOAA’s National Marine Protected Areas Center, about the importance of MPAs, NOAA’s role in managing them, and what the...

Connecting the Dots with Modeling (Part Two)

Jun 17 • 12:18

A screenshot of the Chesapeake Bay Operational Forecast System 3D Water Temperature taken from the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOSⓇ) Model Viewer.

What do harmful algal blooms, dust from the Saharan desert, and hurricanes have in common? They are all pieces of the puzzle that modeling puts together to give us the big picture when it comes to studying and understanding our ocean and coasts. In part two of this two-part episode, we continue our conversation with scientist Dr. Tracy Fanara about how modeling supports NO...

Connecting the Dots with Modeling (Part One)

May 20 • 16:23

A screenshot of the Chesapeake Bay Operational Forecast System 3D Water Temperature taken from the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOSⓇ) Model Viewer.

What do harmful algal blooms, dust from the Saharan desert, and hurricanes have in common? They are all pieces of the puzzle that modeling puts together to give us the big picture when it comes to studying and understanding our ocean and coasts. In part one of this two-part episode, we take a deep dive into why modeling is important, what kind of data is provided and how c...

NOAA Custom Chart Tool

Apr 15 • 13:48

This is a view of an electronic nautical chart for the coast near San Francisco, California.

NOAA is moving into the digital age by phasing out paper nautical charts over five years. In this episode, we talk with NOAA Corps Capt. EJ Van Den Ameele, chief of Coast Survey's marine chart division, to learn how this transition will affect mariners and why electronic charts offer many advantages over paper. And if you still need paper charts, Coast Survey has you cover...

A Laser is Worth a Thousand Words

Mar 25 • 13:48

Explore Your Ocean with NOAA Ocean Today

Mar 4 • 13:48

Kurt Mann holding a pro camera on the deck of the NOAA ship Ron Brown
Let's dive into the ocean! NOAA Ocean Today offers more than three hundred exciting, scientifically vetted short videos on topics ranging from deep sea exploration to climate change to marine life. Visit Ocean Today online, participate in a monthly 'Full Moon' live online show, or visit one of the many Ocean Today interactive kiosks located in museums, aquaria, and zoos ar...

Shipwrecks, Science, and Stewardship at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Jan 14 • 13:55

A snorkeler explores the shallow site of the sunken schooner Portland, lost in a Lake Huron storm in 1877. Credit: David Ruck.

Northeast Michigan’s Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is estimated to contain over 200 shipwrecks. In this episode, we speak with sanctuary superintendent Jeff Gray about the significance of these world-class wrecks, the rich history they contain, and the wealth of scientific research and recreational opportunities that the sanctuary has to offer. We also dive into ho...

Protecting Culebra's Coral Reefs

Dec 8 • 16:08

Aerial view of the island of Culebra in Puerto Rico.

Healthy coral reefs are amongst the most biologically diverse, culturally significant, and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. In this episode, we speak with Lisa Vandiver, a Marine Habitat Restoration Specialist with NOAA’s Restoration Center and Rob Ferguson, a watershed management specialist with NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, to learn about how NOAA wor...

Precision Marine Navigation

Oct 29 • 12:31

Container ships at the Port of Oakland.

NOAA's Precision Marine Navigation team is creating new online services to enable more efficient access to the NOAA data that powers private-sector marine navigation products. In this episode, Julia Powell and John Kelley from the Office of Coast Survey share how the team is working to foster innovation, improve navigation safety, aid in more efficient coastal route planni...

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