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From corals to coastal science, connect with NOAA experts in our podcast series that explores questions about the ocean environment.

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http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/podcast/
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From corals to coastal science, connect with NOAA experts in our podcast series that explores questions about the ocean environment.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-01-18 13:09
last episode published
2018-01-18 13:09
publication frequency
28.13 days
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Number of Episodes
53
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Episodes

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18.01.2018

Geodesy: The Invisible Backbone of Navigation

Geodesy is a science that covers the Earth itself. It's the reason we know where we are, and how we can make maps of where we are and where we want to go. In this episode, learn how this science with an unfamiliar name shapes much of what we do eve...
National Ocean Service author
16.11.2017

Marine Debris in Alaska

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, our latest podcast highlights NOAA efforts in partnership with native communities in Alaska to restore and protect precious ocean resources. In this episode, we learn just how challenging the issue...
National Ocean Service author
23.08.2017

Reef Resilience

It's time for a NOAA Ocean Podcast "Science Moment," where we sample the best segments from our past full-length podcasts. In this episode, learn about how coral reefs respond to stressful events like coral bleaching. Episode permanent link and ...
National Ocean Service author
27.07.2017

Ocean Current Surveys 101

Do you know the difference between a tide, a current, and a tidal current? Why (and how) do we study the motion of the ocean? Episode permanent link and show notes
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21.07.2017

Historical Maps and Charts

It's time for a NOAA Ocean Podcast "Science Moment," where we sample the best segments from our past full-length podcasts. In this episode, learn about NOAA's historical map and chart collection of more than 35,000 scanned images. Episode permanent ...
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25.05.2017

Celebrating 100 Years of NOAA Corps

In our latest podcast, we explore the history and work of NOAA's Commissioned Officer Corps--one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. NOAA Corps officers command NOAA's fleet of research and survey ships and also pilot NOAA's environme...
National Ocean Service author
11.05.2017

Marine Animal Telemetry

It's time for a NOAA Ocean Podcast "Science Moment," where we sample the best segments from our past full-length podcasts. In this episode, learn about marine animal telemetry, used to help scientist understand the ocean and marine life better. Episode...
National Ocean Service author
4.05.2017

Restoration at Industrial Waste Sites

In today's NOAA Ocean Podcast, we talk about moving towards restoration at industrial waste sites. For more than a century, industrial activities have released hazardous chemicals and heavy metals into the environment. Both accidental spills and intent...
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17.04.2017

Volunteering with our National Marine Sanctuaries

It's time for a NOAA Ocean Podcast "Science Moment," where we sample the best segments from our past full-length podcasts. In this episode, hear about volunteering opportunities at one of our national marine sanctuary sites around the nation. Episode p...
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23.03.2017

GPS on Bench Marks

It's time for a NOAA Ocean Podcast "Science Moment," where we sample the best segments from our past full-length podcasts. In this episode, hear about an effort called GPS on Bench Marks. A bench mark is a term used to describe any permanent mark or di...
National Ocean Service author
1.03.2017

Picking the Right Spot: Offshore Wind Energy

How NOAA scientists use marine biogeography—the study of marine species, the geographic distribution of their habitats, and the relationships between living organisms and the environment—to help locate the best sites to place potential future alternati...
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19.01.2017

Marine Life Counts: The U.S. Marine Biodiversity Observation Network

The ocean is home to millions of different forms of life—yet we know surprisingly little about the creatures that live right along our shores, how they interact with each other, or how they're changing as the ocean environment they live in changes. Hea...
National Ocean Service author
8.12.2016

Listen up: What you need to know about ocean noise.

What is ocean noise and what is NOAA doing to reduce this threat in our national marine sanctuaries? Many marine organisms, including marine mammals, sea turtles, fish and invertebrates, rely on sound and hearing for their survival. Over the last centu...
National Ocean Service author
22.09.2016

Reef Resilience

Listen in as we talk about coral reef health, specifically how reefs respond to stressful events like coral bleaching. Episode permanent link and show notes
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15.09.2016

Connecting the Dots: Corals and Humans

Coral reefs are under intense pressure from climate change, pollution, and unsustainable use. So what can we do about it? To answer that question, we need to better understand the main threat to our reefs. Humans. Tune in to this excerpt from a longer ...
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18.08.2016

Ocean Economy

In this episode, we talk with a NOAA economist about our ocean economy and how, no matter where you live in the United States, you are connected to our ocean economy. Episode permanent link and show notes
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4.08.2016

Bringing Wetlands to Market: the Power of Blue Carbon in a Changing Climate

Money does not grow on trees, but it could be growing in our coastal salt marshes and sea grass beds. A team of researchers is working at Waquoit Bay Research Reserve on Cape Cod in Massachusetts on the "Bringing Wetlands to Market" project to study th...
National Ocean Service author
30.06.2016

Microplastics

Dive into our latest Diving Deeper audio podcast as we explore the effects of microplastics on our ocean and Great Lakes environment. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
5.05.2016

Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting

In this episode, we talk with a NOAA expert about how (and why) we forecast harmful algal blooms. Episode permanent link and show notes
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15.04.2016

Remembering the Titanic

One hundred and four years ago this month, the RMS Titanic sank after striking an iceberg on her maiden voyage from the United Kingdom to New York City. In recognition of this tragedy, we present an interview with Jim Delgado, Director of Maritime Heri...
National Ocean Service author
7.04.2016

Living Shorelines

Dive into our latest Diving Deeper audio podcast as we explore the benefits of living shorelines. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
24.03.2016

Connecting the Dots Between Corals and Humans

Coral reefs are under intense pressure from climate change, pollution, and unsustainable use. So what can we do about it? To answer that question, we need to better understand the main threat to our reefs. Humans. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
17.02.2016

Shipwreck Detective

In this episode, we look back at a November 2014 archaeological expedition led by the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Maritime Heritage Program. This mission brought back the first-ever 3-D images of the City of Rio de Janeiro, considered by many...
National Ocean Service author
28.01.2016

Alaska: Marine Debris in the Wilderness

Alaska—the largest and most remote state in the United States—is filled with wilderness and beauty, and unfortunately with marine debris. With a longer coastline than all the other U.S. states combined, Alaska finds itself with the greatest concentrati...
National Ocean Service author
21.01.2016

How Invasive Species Are Introduced

Have four minutes? Dive into our latest Ocean Shorts audio podcast as we explore what an invasive species is and how they are introduced to an area. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
3.12.2015

Exploring Hawaii's Coral Reefs

Dive into our latest Diving Deeper audio podcast as we explore the importance of Hawaii's coral reefs and what makes these reefs so unique. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
24.11.2015

Marine Debris Movement

Dive into our latest Ocean Shorts podcast as we explore how marine debris moves in our environment and what causes it to move. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
29.10.2015

A Healthy Eelgrass Meadow is Restored

An effort to restore eelgrass beds along Virginia's eastern shore began with people painstakingly planting 200 acres of eelgrass seeds by hand. Today, these eelgrass meadows have grown to 6,195 acres — providing a home for an estimated 240,000 bay scal...
National Ocean Service author
22.10.2015

Nuisance Flooding

In this episode, we talk with a NOAA oceanographer about nuisance flooding--what it is, where it's happening, and what drives it. Episode permanent link and show notes
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24.09.2015

Vertical Mapping and Atomic Clocks

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, are developing atomic clocks that are so accurate that the effects of the general theory of relativity come into play. That means if two of these clocks are at slightly differen...
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17.09.2015

Coral Bleaching

What does it mean when a coral bleaches? Hear from NOAA's Jennifer Koss and Mark Eakin on the effects of coral bleaching in our latest Ocean Shorts audio podcast. Episode permanent link and show notes
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27.08.2015

Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we’re speaking with two pollution responders from NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration who were working in Louisiana in the wake of these destructive storms. First, we’re speaking by phone with Charlie Henry, who...
National Ocean Service author
25.06.2015

Ocean Economy

Dive into our ocean economy in our latest podcast. We talk with NOAA economist Jeff Adkins to understand how we all benefit from our ocean economy. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
18.06.2015

Hypoxia

In this episode, hear about a condition known as hypoxia -- where oxygen levels drop so low that creatures in the water are stressed or killed. Episode permanent link and show notes
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14.05.2015

NOAA PORTS

NOAA PORTS® is an information system that delivers data that mariners need to navigate safely. Dive into our latest Ocean Shorts to learn more.Episode permanent link and show notes
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16.04.2015

GPS on Bench Marks

We need your help! In this episode, we explore a unique volunteer opportunity called GPS on Bench Marks with Christine Gallagher from NOAA's National Geodetic Survey. Episode permanent link and show notes
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1.04.2015

Exploring the Unknown in the Caribbean

Join us for an interview with oceanographer Tim Battista about mapping coral reef ecosystems in the U.S. Caribbean. Episode permanent link and show notes
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26.03.2015

Tsunamis

A tsunami is a series of ocean waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of water. Explore what causes a tsunami in our latest Ocean Shorts podcast.Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
19.03.2015

Four Corners

Four Corners Monument is the point where Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico meet. You could say that it's also the point where science, history, law, and tradition meet.Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
26.02.2015

Invasive Species

In this episode, we talk with a NOAA research ecologist about invasive species and some actions we can all take to help combat the problem. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
12.02.2015

Coastal Blue Carbon

Healthy coastal habitat is not only important for seafood and recreation, it also plays an important role in reducing climate change. In this podcast, we talk with NOAA environmental scientist Ariana Sutton-Grier about Coastal Blue Carbon. Episode per...
National Ocean Service author
15.01.2015

Shipwreck Detectives in California

A NOAA "shipwreck detective" talks about a two-year study to locate and document shipwrecks in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the surrounding area.Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
1.12.2014

Coral Bleaching

In this episode, we explore ocean acidification and coral bleaching with two NOAA experts. Learn about the stresses our reefs face—and what's being done about it. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
1.10.2014

Arctic Shield

As sea ice continues to shrink in the Arctic, we’re likely to see more shipping, more oil exploration, more tourism, and more fishing. And all of this activity means that in the future, we’ll probably going have to deal with an oil spill in this remote...
National Ocean Service author
26.06.2014

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of many areas in the ocean where marine debris naturally concentrates because of ocean currents. In this episode, an expert from the NOAA Marine Debris Program explains what a garbage patch is and isn't, what we k...
National Ocean Service author
8.05.2014

Coastal Blue Carbon

Coastal Blue Carbon. Heard of it? A NOAA environmental scientist explains how certain small coastal areas play an outsized role in reducing climate change. Episode permanent link and show notes
National Ocean Service author
21.03.2014

The Exxon Valdez, 25 Years Later

Prior to the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Exxon Valdez was the largest spill to ever occur in U.S. coastal waters. In this episode, we talk with NOAA marine biologist Gary Shigenaka to find out how marine life is faring today in P...
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18.03.2014

Tides and Currents

Tides and currents data...we all want it, but what goes into collecting and making this data available for us to use. Go behind the scenes in this latest Diving Deeper episode with NOAA oceanographer Pat Burke from the Center for Operational Oceanograp...
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20.02.2014

The Intracoastal Waterway

What is the Intracoastal Waterway? In this podcast, join Captain Shep Smith and Dawn Forsythe as we learn about this approximately 3,000 mile route that supports commercial and recreational boating along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Episode permanent ...
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6.02.2014

Invasive Lionfish

Lionfish are beautiful creatures, but are having a negative impact on coastal ecosystems. Get answers to a few common lionfish questions in this excerpt of a Diving Deeper podcast interview with NOAA lionfish expert James Morris. Episode permanent link...
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