The unexpected and exciting find was made during the ship's shakedown expedition.
A highly-instrumented NOAA aircraft is collecting data across the Great Plains to improve our understanding of the relationships between severe thunderstorms and tornado formation.
The Honolulu-based ship is deploying researchers to set up camps in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for four months.
Congratulations to the crew of Pisces, one of the vessels in NOAA's fleet of 16 research and survey ships.
OMAO people and platforms were deployed from Hawaii to Bermuda to ensure forecasters, emergency managers, responders and the public had the information they needed to protect lives.
The 208-foot hydrographic survey vessel conducted seafloor surveys to identify submerged hazards to navigation following Hurricane Maria.
A team of marine debris removal experts working from the Honolulu-based Oscar Elton Sette conducted operations at Pearl and Hermes Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Ronald H. Brown, NOAA's largest ship, returns to Charleston after more than eight months at sea.
Rainier responded to a request from the U.S. Coast Guard to assist a sailboat in distress in rough seas off California. The incident ended safely for the master of the disabled vessel.