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May 25, 2016
Staging a Trawl Net for Deployment from NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson

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. 

May 17, 2016
NOAA Ship Nancy Foster's Chief Engineer as Ship Enters Havana, Cuba

The Charleston, S.C.-based ship is the first U.S. Government vessel to visit Cuba since diplomatic relations were restored.

May 13, 2016
A NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft on a snowy ramp in Greenland

"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.

May 6, 2016
NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP jet on the ramp

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.

April 29, 2016
NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson and ice

Bering Sea cruise focuses on ribbon, spotted, bearded and ringed seals, which spend time on or around sea-ice this time of year.

April 13, 2016
NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette

During the expedition, scientists expect to conduct some 400 underwater visual surveys for reef fishes and habitat.

April 12, 2016
NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

The primary mission objectives include the removal of derelict fishing gear and plastics as well as to study marine debris accumulation in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

January 30, 2016
NOAA Hurricane Hunter Flight Director at His Station

A NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft is battling North Atlantic winds to help improve satellite data.

January 22, 2016
NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai aerial view

Hawaii-based NOAA ship demonstrated "outstanding teamwork, safety of personnel, and mission dedication."

January 18, 2016
Aerial photograph showing flooding in Cape Girardeau, MO during a Mississippi River flooding event in January 2016

Flood imagery from specialized NOAA aircraft assists public and emergency managers.

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