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Volume 3 No. 26 January 5, 1999

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NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown

NOAA SHIP GETS DOPPLER RADAR FOR GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE STUDY




Porpoises


HARBOR PORPOISE ENTANGLEMENT IN GILLNETS TO BE REDUCED

NWS Romeoville, Illinois, Doppler

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY HELPED FORECASTERS DETECT NEW YEAR'S STORM

A multi-billion dollar investment in education, training and technology paid off for NOAA's National Weather Service as 1998 turned into 1999. Thanks to that investment, the Weather Service was able to provide its best predictions ever of a developing winter storm.

Weather Service offices from St. Louis to Green Bay were able to give the public advance warning of the developing storm that wouldn't have been possible even a few years ago. The early - and accurate - warning, according to Weather Service Central Region Director Richard P. Augulis in Kansas City, Kan, can be attributed to better understanding of the science of meteorology and the use of state-of-the-art weather observing technologies.

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DRAMATIC CHANGES IN BERING SEA ECOSYSTEM



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