PMEL in the News
Rant & Rave: Interesting NOAA Open House
RAVE To NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) for their excellent June 9 Open House. The exhibits and guided tours were very informative and well coordinated.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association center is hosting a public tour during an open house Friday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Sandpoint center will host a behind-the-scenes tour during an open house Friday. The open house is a family-friendly event with activities for children. It’s a chance to meet oceanographers, marine biologists, meteorologists and engineers who work on environmental issues and tour their labs.
In Appreciation of AGU’s Outstanding Reviewers of 2016
With this article, the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Publications department again recognizes a number of outstanding reviewers selected by the editors of each AGU journal for their work in 2016.
St. Lawrence Island tribal groups tried to protect walruses. Now the animal they rely on faces a threat they cannot control.
Long ago, the walruses were almost wiped out, and with them the people of St. Lawrence Island. Commercial whalers were the danger. Now a new threat is emerging from the changing sea. The island used to be home to an estimated 4,000 residents in dozens of villages. Today the population is 1,400, and they live in just two villages, Savoonga and Gambell.
Forget the 'warm blob' -- opposite 'cool blob' taking up roost in Pacific Ocean
It was the darling of the extended record warm stretch of weather we had in 2015 -- a pool of warm waters that had formed off our coast in the Pacific Ocean, given the nickname "The Blob" by our state climatologist. The warm blob is long gone -- you might have noticed it wasn't like 55 degrees every day in winter. But now it appears we have the opposite effect going, albeit it in much weaker form.