Some of the planet’s most beautiful and diverse ecosystems are at risk. With temperatures on the rise, coral reefs are at greater risk for coral bleaching. Using ocean observing system data from NOAA’s National Data Buoy Center, this classroom activity examines ocean temperatures off Puerto Rico to see how coral reefs are being impacted and […]
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The Scarlet Knight Crosses the Atlantic!
By Sage Lichtenwalner on December 4, 2009 in NOW News
Just after daybreak this morning, the scientists and crew aboard the Investigador spotted the Scarlet Knight Glider bobbing up and down on the surface of the ocean off the coast of Spain. After over 220 days at sea, the glider’s mission has been accomplished.
Send a Letter Across the Atlantic Ocean
By Sage Lichtenwalner on March 19, 2009 in NOW News
Looking for a cool way to get your students involved in ocean exploration? This spring, classrooms can submit a letter and become part of a historic mission to cross the Atlantic with a robotic underwater glider.