Meteorologists believe the storm was among the best to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday.
Much like “street view” mapping—which is available for pretty much every street throughout the country—scientists are working on bringing views of underwater wonders to a computer or smartphone screen near you.
The Coast Guard reports the body of a missing boater has been located near the Dry Tortugas.
The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.
You can blame extreme weather on climate change. That’s the finding of a new federal scientific report the White House released Tuesday.
A boat captain got a startling surprise when he caught a rare shark off the coast of Key West last month.
Federal officials suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher accused of moving a dolphin to a community pool.
The National Hurricane Center and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday plans to issue a new Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map during the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season.
Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida’s southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.
Whales that appear to be in shallow waters off of southwest Florida are being monitored by wildlife officials.