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Officer Profile: Commander Danielle Varwig

NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps officers pilot and navigate NOAA's highly specialized environmental data-gathering aircraft, including the agency's fleet of "hurricane hunter" planes. In this NOAA Corps officer profile, we hear from pilot Cmdr. Danielle Varwig.

A NOAA Corps officer in a blue flightsuit standing on the stairs to a NOAA jet

NOAA uses uncrewed marine systems to survey offshore wind energy sites

In fall of 2024 NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA’s Uncrewed Systems Operations Center, their industry partner Exail and academic partner the University of Rhode Island Inner Space Center conducted field operations utilizing an uncrewed marine system.

DriX uncrewed surface vehicle seen through a vessel window