NOAA research vessels use trawling for many of the agency's fisheries surveys every year, providing important data that have helped the U.S. become a model of sustainable fisheries.
The Charleston, S.C.-based ship is the first U.S. Government vessel to visit Cuba since diplomatic relations were restored.
"Miss Piggy" may be used to flying into hurricanes, but she is still in her element as she supports a NASA ice study in the Arctic.
Public and media are invited to tour NOAA and U.S. Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft May 16-20 at stops in Texas, Lousiana, Alabama, and Florida.
Bering Sea cruise focuses on ribbon, spotted, bearded and ringed seals, which spend time on or around sea-ice this time of year.
NOAA stands for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA scientists study the skies and the oceans.
The Small Boat Standards & Procedures Manual provides policy and guidance to enhance safety and promote operational readiness for small boats owned or operated by NOAA.
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