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New Ocean Regional Climatology Added

October 16, 2019
NCEI has released an important new regional oceanographic climatology for the southwest North Atlantic region.

Global Ocean Absorbing More Carbon

March 15, 2019
Researchers find a fourfold increase of carbon dioxide absorption in the ocean since the last global survey in 1994.

New Regional Climatologies Released

August 23, 2018
The Northern North Pacific and Northeast Pacific Regional climatologies play a significant role in long-term Earth and ocean climate change.

Tracking the Gulf Dead Zone

August 1, 2019
NOAA works to understand, predict, and ultimately reduce hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico and its impacts to ecosystems and coastal communities.

World Ocean Database Profiles the Ocean

May 3, 2019
The World Ocean Database holds a broad array of measurements for studies of the ocean and Earth’s atmosphere.

The Ocean’s Secret Gardens

May 9, 2019
NCEI created the National Deep-Sea Corals and Sponge Database, which contains more than 430,000 records.

NCEI Records Response to Historic Gulf Oil Spill

August 10, 2018
NCEI holds one of the largest public collections of marine environmental data compiled during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill response.

Planet Postcard: Life at the Bottom

April 29, 2019
From Annelids to Zoantharians, discover an underwater world of bottom-dwelling creatures known as benthos.