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A fleet of unmanned boats is traveling from the Arctic to the equator, gathering vital data on climate change.
The autonomous... more
Warming in Arctic ecosystems over the last several decades threatens animals and people alike, while melting ice has been accompanied by... more
This month's featured article provides an overview of the first Saildrone mission conducted jointly between NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) and Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL).
The Saildrone is an autonomous surface vehicle outfitted with meteorological and oceanographic sensors, including passive and active acoustics. In 2016, NOAA used the... more