Latest "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration" stories
The governor of Washington state and other state officials have criticized a Navy military testing program that would potentially harm endangered orcas if approved.
Mallows Bay is known for its "Ghost Fleet," including partly submerged remains of more than 100 wooden steamships that were built in response to threats from World War I-era German U-boats.
"Our little vessel was lost, and we, in months gone by, had learned to love her, felt a strange pang go through us as we remembered that never more might we tread her deck, or gather in her little cabin at evening."
By Olav Thulesius, Civil War Times Magazine
Coast Guard Academy cadets soon will be able to communicate with satellites in space from classrooms on campus.
By Julia Bergman, The (New London, Conn.) Day via the AP