Hurricane Edouard Perfect For Storm Research With DronesMeteorologists 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.
'Street View' Goes Under The Sea In The Florida KeysMuch 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.
Body Of Missing Boater Located Near Dry TortugasThe Coast Guard reports the body of a missing boater has been located near the Dry Tortugas.
US Plans Wide Seismic Testing Of Sea Floor 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.
Report: More Extreme Weather To ComeYou can blame extreme weather on climate change. That’s the finding of a new federal scientific report the White House released Tuesday.
Captain Catches Rare Goblin Shark Off Key West A boat captain got a startling surprise when he caught a rare shark off the coast of Key West last month.
Researcher Suspended After Dolphin Moved To Pool Federal officials suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher accused of moving a dolphin to a community pool.
NHC To Issue New Potential Storm Surge Flooding MapThe 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.
About 25 Pilot Whales Found Dead Off Fla.Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida's southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.
Biologists Monitoring Beached Pilot Whales Off SW Florida CoastWhales that appear to be in shallow waters off of southwest Florida are being monitored by wildlife officials.
NOAA: 11 Dead Whales Suffered From Malnutrition Eleven of the pilot whales found dead in the Florida Keys were found to be emaciated and suffering from malnutrition, according to federal officials Monday.
Officials Find 11 Dead Whales In Fla. Keys Eleven whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in the Everglades are dead, according to national wildlife officials.
Pilot Whales Behavior Raises Concern For Wildlife Experts Wildlife experts were “cautiously hopeful” Thursday as dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded Tuesday seemed to be heading back to home range in deeper waters. But after aerial observation, 20 of the whales were spotted moving closer toward shore, raising a red flag to experts.
Marine Experts "Cautiously Optimistic" As Whales Head Toward Deeper WatersThe fate for the remaining live pilot whales seemed bleak Wednesday as the miles between them and their home-range of deeper waters had shallows and sand flats in-between—making it difficult to navigate. However, on Thursday, experts’ optimism boosted as 35 of the whales seem to be headed in the right direction.
Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming To A CloseThe early predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season favored an above-average season. But as the season comes to a close, the Atlantic has churned out the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982.