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NOAA

abbr.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Noun1.NOAA - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Commerce Department, Department of Commerce, DoC, Commerce - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
National Climatic Data Center, NCDC - the part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data
National Weather Service - the federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The number of predicted storms is also greater with NOAA now expecting 10 to 17 named storms (winds of 39 mph or greater), of which five to nine will become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or greater), including 2-4 major hurricanes (winds of 111 mph or greater).
NOAA said El Nino and La Nina are opposite phases of what is known as the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle, which is a scientific term that describes the fluctuations in temperature between the ocean and atmosphere in the east-central Equatorial Pacific.
Erin Fougeres, a marine mammal stranding program administrator for NOAA said the number is three times the historical average in the northern gulf.
Members of the NOAA Central Region Collaboration Team recognized the need to address this gap and also that forecasters may have ideas they would like to present to researchers for scientific evaluation and development.
RFIMS is a five-year contract to develop, produce, install, and maintain a radio frequency interference monitor system to mitigate the risk of potential interference by commercial wireless carriers sharing the spectrum with NOAA satellite operations.
In addition to NOAA, the company is also a key provider of satellite mission life cycle services for a variety of technically complex US Government programs, including providing ground systems and mission operations to Nasa, the US Air Force, and the US Geological Survey, and has helped pioneer space engineering and operations for more than 65 years, it stated.
* Allow the NOAA Administrator to declare severe marine debris events and authorize funds to assist with cleanup and response.
The NOAA said in its monthly update neutral conditions-when there is neither El Nino nor its opposite La Nina-were observed in the past four weeks although sea surface temperatures in the east and central part of equatorial Pacific Ocean were below average.
Oceana sued the government in 2008 because NOAA defied Congress' directive to establish a "standardized methodology" for monitoring by catch for all fisheries.
For the hurricane season, which officially runs from June 1 to November 30, NOAA predicts a 70% likelihood of six to 11 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which three to six could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including zero to two major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher).
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft, or DSCOVR, lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.