National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


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Noun1.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 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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According to researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Louisiana's combination of rising waters and sinking land give it one of the highest rates of relative sea level rise on the planet.
Brown - of the US-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have arrived in Goa to study the Indian Ocean.
(NYSE: HRS) said it has passed a critical pre-shipment review and initiated a phased delivery and installation of hardware and software that will form the network infrastructure for the ground segment of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R Series (GOES-R) program.
Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, www.noaa.gov.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a US-based government agency that monitors condition of oceans and atmosphere, has suspended daily production of offshore Transocean/BP (NYSE: BP) oil spill trajectory maps.
Last month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that a new weather record was set in 2006.
In November, an unusual swarm of tiny critters caught the attention of a crew-member on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration boat docked in a Lake Michigan channel.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have partnered to produce the Coral Ecosystem SciGuides.
(4.) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Federal climate complex global surface summary of day data.
* Avery active hurricane season for 2006 is looming for the north Atlantic region, according to statements issued in late May by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The federal sanctuary is one of 13 operated by the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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