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Melting sea ice in the Chukchi sea in June 2016 seen from the NOAA Twin Otter aircraft
Instrumented wave glider with Alaska glacier - Evans
Pelagic Trawl nets sample fish in the water column - Alex Andrews
North Pole with rainbow on July 5, 2010
Launching saildrone in Dutch Harbor AK ©Saildrone Inc. 2015

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February 14, 2020
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February 14, 2020

41 scientists from PMEL, including scientists from NOAA's cooperative institutes at the University of Washington's Joint Institute for the Study of the Ocean and Atmosphere (JISAO) and Oregon State University's Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies (CIMRS), the National Research Council, graduate and... more

In the News

December 16, 2019

Surprise, surprise: the Arctic didn’t do too well this past year. You can thank global warming for that. The... more

December 15, 2019

At this annual gathering of thousands of scientists that has grown in step with the increasing number of people on... more

December 11, 2019

For the first time, NOAA's annual report on the devastating effects of climate change in the Arctic is highlighting... more