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NOAA Summer Spotlight: MDMAP
  • NOAA Summer Spotlight: MDMAP

    By: Sherry Lippiatt
    15 August 2016

    The Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project, or MDMAP, is a citizen science initiative that engages NOAA partners and volunteers across the nation to survey and record the amount and types of marine debris on...

NOAA Summer Spotlight: Sign of The Seasons
  • NOAA Summer Spotlight: Sign of The Seasons

    By: Beth Bisson and Esperanza Stancioff
    09 August 2016

    Signs of the Seasons is a New England citizen science program with two purposes: to train and support volunteer observers to collect robust phenology data for active research projects; and to increase climate literacy and...

NOAA Summer Spotlight: Urban Tides
NOAA Summer Spotlight: OldWeather
  • NOAA Summer Spotlight: OldWeather

    By: Kevin R. Wood, PH.D.
    02 August 2016

    In order to understand what the weather will be like in the future, we need to understand what was like in the past. The OldWeather Arctic Project is a project that, with the help of people...

NOAA Summer Spotlight: Right Whale Sighting Advisory System
  • NOAA Summer Spotlight: Right Whale Sighting Advisory System

    By: Christin B. Khan
    02 August 2016

    The Right Whale Sighting Advisory System is a NOAA Fisheries program which was designed to reduce collisions between ships and the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) by alerting mariners to the presence...