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Oceans

Managing Ocean Carbon Data

August 10, 2018
NCEI’s Ocean Carbon Data System (OCADS) provides access to ocean carbon data collected from around the world.

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.

Planet Postcard: Glacial Revelations

August 22, 2018
Glaciers are much more than meets the eye. They provide a window into the past and perhaps, a glimpse into our future.

NOAA Updates Sea Surface Temperature Dataset

August 27, 2018
Journal of Climate releases a paper about a new version of an important dataset, ERSST, used widely to study ocean temperatures.

Inside NCEI: Regional Science Officer Patrick Caldwell

August 10, 2018
Meet NCEI’s Pat Caldwell, surfer, oceanographer, and data steward.

Tracking the Gulf Dead Zone

August 22, 2018
NOAA works to understand, predict, and ultimately reduce hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico and its impacts to ecosystems and coastal communities.

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.

World Ocean Database Profiles the Ocean

August 22, 2018
The World Ocean Database holds a broad array of measurements for studies of the ocean and Earth’s atmosphere.

Buoy Data Help Tsunami Preparedness

August 27, 2018
Gathered by a fleet of detection buoys, data about tsunamis stored by NCEI provide perspective about the rare but deadly hazard.

The Ocean’s Secret Gardens

August 16, 2018
NCEI created the National Deep-Sea Corals and Sponge Database, which contains more than 430,000 records.