Global average sea level in 2012 was 1.4 inches above the 1993-2010 average, which was the highest yearly average in the satellite record. Sea level has been rising over the past century, and the pace has increased in recent decades.

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Up-to-date information to help reduce interactions between Hawaii-based longline fishing vessels and loggerhead turtles.

Earth's oceans, forests and other ecosystems continue to soak up about half the carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities, even as those emissions have increased, according to...

Top leaders from NOAA and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) today signed a landmark agreement that will further strengthen cooperative science activities in the areas of...

On May 1, two students from Oak Park High School in Oak Park, Calif. deployed a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ocean drifter into the Channel Islands National Marine...

Earth Day continues on Maui as area students and teachers from Baldwin High School and Kihei Charter School deployed a NOAA ocean drifter today from a Trilogy Excursions vessel that departed from...

Getting an early jump on Earth Day, students from several Boston-area schools helped ready and deploy a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ocean drifter today, contributing to...

Scientists have found a large reduction in the amount of the coldest deep ocean water, called Antarctic Bottom Water, all around the Southern Ocean using data collected from 1980 to 2011. These...

Scientists can now remotely monitor the ocean’s changing chemistry with help from some of the five-foot-tall Argo floats that drift with deep ocean currents and transmit data via satellite back to...

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