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NOAA: Thanks to El Nino, the US looks pretty wet this winter

...footprint on much of the United States, including parched California, forecasters said Thursday.The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration issued its winter forecast and "the driver of this winter's outlook is El Nino," said Mike Halpert...
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Experts: El Nino may be historically strong, experts say."A big El Nino guarantees nothing," said Mike Halper, deputy director of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center. "At this point there's no cause for rejoicing that El Nino is here...
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On the Trails: Grunt sculpins

I recently took a visitor to see the aquaria on display at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration lab on Lena Point. This is not on my usual itinerary, but I became so captivated by one of the denizens in a tank that I decided...
NOAA to host Ted Stevens Day open house

...Alaska Senator Ted Stevens' contributions to Alaska's fisheries, and to celebrate Ted Stevens Day, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries will host an open house today from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Juneau's Ted Stevens...
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...have to be mindful that the ocean is their home, and it's our job to stay out of their way. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's viewing guidelines state that boats should be at least 100 yards away from humpback whales and out...
Sea life, poisons and learning about science

...hand-in-hand in Southeast Alaska, where unique opportunities for learning alongside biologists abound.The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration held its annual "Sun to Sea Camp," this summer and students participated in a number of hands-on...
Prof takes students up-close to fisheries APU includes nine graduate and 16 undergraduate researchers supported by research grants from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, NASA Alaska Spacegrant, the At Sea Processors Association and partnerships with state, federal...
Four in Juneau vie for fish council seat

...Campbell of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Jim Balsiger, Alaska regional administrator for National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries. A position on the council is more about where one has fished, rather than where one calls...
Black Hawk pilots return from Iraq

...Brewing Co. beer and a banner reading, "We're so proud of you." Lewis, a researcher at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and founder of the Juneau Mountain Rescue team, read to the audience from a speech he wrote on a napkin...
Marine center near completion

...Research Institute at Lena Point is nearing completion, with a likely move-in date set for Jan. 8, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration officials said Friday. "It is such a cool place. The building looks fabulous - we are excited about...


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