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Preparing for the Worst

September 19, 2018
Before and after a storm, NCEI scientists work hard at better preparing coastal communities for future tropical cyclones and hurricanes.

What Can the Ocean Floor Tell Us About Tsunamis?

July 26, 2018
Digital elevation models provide a framework for more accurately predicting tsunami impacts in coastal communities and saving lives.

NOAA Data Help Land the Next Catch

October 1, 2018
NOAA ocean and coastal data at NCEI support value-added services that help fishing.

Mapping Our Planet, One Ocean at a Time

September 21, 2018
We’re one step closer to mapping our oceans, thanks to an algorithm developed in part by NCEI scientists.

Planet Postcard: The Mariana Trench

August 23, 2018
The world’s deepest point lies in the Pacific Ocean and has been considered a mystery for years, but scientists are taking a closer look.

Seabed 2030: Map the Gaps

September 11, 2018
Over 80 percent of the world’s oceans are unexplored and unmapped. A global community is dedicated to changing that.

Hollings Scholars Spend Summer on Research

August 22, 2018
Three NOAA Hollings Scholars spent their summers developing research projects at NCEI.

The Power of the Crowd

August 22, 2018
Crowdsourced bathymetry brings together mariners and scientists to produce a more thorough map of the ocean floor.

Luck of the Irish Sea

August 27, 2018
The luck of the Irish extends beyond the shores of Ireland into the North Atlantic Ocean thanks to international partners in ocean mapping.