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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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    • 4.7 • 64 Ratings

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

    Behind the Scenes at NGS

    Behind the Scenes at NGS

    With origins tracing back more than 200 years, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey is in the business of "knowing where things are." In this episode, we go behind the scenes with NGS Director Juliana Blackwell to get an insider perspective on NGS’s history and mission. She also shares her personal experience as the office’s first female director.

    • 10 min
    Say Cheese: Wetland Wildlife Inventory

    Say Cheese: Wetland Wildlife Inventory

    In this episode, we explore how scientists across the National Estuarine Research Reserve System conducted the first-ever North American wildlife inventory of these habitats. We chat with Dr. Kenny Raposa, research coordinator at Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and lead scientist for the study.

    • 18 min
    Coral Bleaching

    Coral Bleaching

    When temperatures rise, coral bleaching can occur. In this episode, we explore what happens during bleaching events, how corals are affected, and how we can help protect these important ecosystems. We’re joined by coral expert Dana Wusinich-Mendez, Atlantic and Caribbean team lead, and Florida management liaison for NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program.

    • 16 min
    Meteotsunamis

    Meteotsunamis

    In this episode, we revisit a previous podcast on these storm-fueled waves and discuss how they differ from tsunamis. We're joined by Dr. Gregory Dusek, senior scientist with NOAA's National Ocean Service, to discuss his study on meteotsunamis.

    • 5 min
    Weird Facts About Oil and Oil Spills

    Weird Facts About Oil and Oil Spills

    When it comes to oil spills and their impacts on marine environments, water and oil don’t mix. In this episode, we chat with an oil spill response expert and share some weird facts about oil and oil contamination.

    • 21 min
    The Florida Keys: Dive into History

    The Florida Keys: Dive into History

    In this episode, we’re heading to the Florida Keys, the only place in the continental United States with shallow water coral reefs. But these corals are not the only thing that make the Keys special. We’re joined by Brenda Altmeier, maritime heritage coordinator for Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to tell us the story of the Florida Keys through maritime history to give you just a taste of why this place is unlike anywhere else in the nation.

    • 19 min

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