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05/16/2014

AOML conducts sea trial of new underwater glider

AOML researchers met with partners from NOAA's National Data Buoy Center, the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, and ANAMAR in the Dominican Republic on March 25-26 to plan for how they will deploy, pilot, recover, refurbish, and store the underwater gliders. During the second day of the meeting, participants conducted an at-sea test to train for how to deploy and recover the underwater gliders. Full story>>


04/16/2014

PhOD hosts the Mandatory Ship Reporting System

The Mandatory Ship Reporting System aims to reduce the risk of ship strikes with northern right whales, and it requires all commercial vessels heavier than 300 gross tons to report to the Coast Guard upon entering two designated areas along the east coast of United States. Reporting ships receive an automated response containing instructions on how to reduce the risk of collisions. The new MSR v2.0, which is fully developed and maintained by PhOD personnel, started its operations on April 1, 2014. Full story>>


02/16/2014

Silvia Garzoli receives the NOAA Distinguished Career Award

Dr. Silvia Garzoli is an internationally respected member of the physical oceanographic community whose research brings credit to NOAA and AOML. She continues to be an outstanding member of the NOAA science team and for her past federal service has been awarded the NOAA FY13 Distinguished Career Award. Full story>>


02/01/2014

New Gliders Project at AOML

PhOD will lead a multi-institutional project geared towards improving seasonal forecasts of Atlantic tropical cyclones and tropical cyclone intensification using gliders. Full story>>


01/15/2014

New Gliders Project at AOML

PhOD will lead a multi-institutional project geared towards improving seasonal forecasts of Atlantic tropical cyclones and tropical cyclone intensification using gliders. Full story>>


12/15/2013

PhOD Researchers on the PIRATA Northeast Extension cruise

Researchers from the Physical Oceanography Division of AOML participated in a tropical Atlantic cruise beginning in November to collect oceanographic and atmospheric data and service five surface moorings, in support of the Prediction and Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic (PIRATA) Northeast Extension project (PNE). Full story>>


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