Hawaii-based NOAA ship demonstrated "outstanding teamwork, safety of personnel, and mission dedication."
Flood imagery from specialized NOAA aircraft assists public and emergency managers.
The NOAA Hurricane Hunters investigated three tropical cyclones in October.
On Oct. 8, NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow rendered assistance to a commercial fishing vessel in the Atlantic.
Study will help inform decisions on how to plan and conduct decompression diving.
NOAA Ship Fairweather surveyed a 96-ft. World War II-era tugboat that sank in Alaska on Sept. 12.
NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow led the search for a single-engine private aircraft that went down with its pilot off Atlantic City, N.J., on Sept. 10.
Five NOAA ships are studying marine ecosystems in the Northern Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea, and Gulf of Alaska.
NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft collected data on Hurricane Danny Aug. 21-23 for research and forecasting efforts.