NOAA’s Chief Scientist Charts Course Toward a New Blue Economy

EarthzineOriginal, Socioeconomic Benefits 2016

An emerging blue economy supported by sustained and robust ocean observations may offer new opportunities and help answer questions about a changing environment. Dr. Richard Spinrad is a busy fellow. As the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) first chief scientist in 18 years, he’s a man on a mission. Spinrad attends conferences, goes to meetings on Capitol Hill, speaks … Read More

AtlantOS: Who Will Know the Ocean?

Osha Gray DavidsonOriginal

A new effort is getting underway to monitor and understand one of the least explored regions on Earth: the Atlantic Ocean, from pole-to-pole and from the surface waters to the bottom of the deepest trenches. Ocean researchers have learned much since the American biologist Rachel Carson observed in 1937: “Who has known the ocean? Neither you nor I.”  But, says … Read More

Remote Sensing of Algal Hotspots in the Chesapeake Bay

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, DEVELOP Virtual Poster Session, Mapping Water Quality, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Virginia Water Resources II Team Location: Wise County Clerk of Court’s Office ‰ÛÒ Wise County, Virginia and NASA Langley Research Center ‰ÛÒ Hampton, Virginia Authors: Arika Egan Zachary Tate Jakub Blach Jessica Jozwik Tyler Rhodes Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Kenton Ross … Read More