National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Synonyms for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources

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by studying charts sent to Broadcasting House by the British Meteorological Office and the U.S. Weather Bureau. She then joins a conference call with up to 10 other weather teams across the UK to ensure every report roughly matches.
Hurricane tracking by satellite is now commonplace, but Phillips pointed out that in 1895, Willis Moore, then chief of the U.S. Weather Bureau, determined that the words "hurricane," and "tornado," could never be used in forecasting.
Congressional concern about having the U.S. Weather Bureau housed within the Army grew.
Louis University on the GI Bill, a four-year stint with the U.S. Weather Bureau (now the National Weather Service) in Washington, D.C., and a return to St.
Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk, nominally in charge of both this project and the newly formed U.S. Weather Bureau, chose as the lead investigator Robert St.
Reports that presented limited duration or recurrence intervals included NOAA Technical Memo 35 (Frederick et al., 1977), which updated the five- to 60-minute precipitation events for the eastern United States, and U.S. Weather Bureau Technical Paper 49 (Miller, 1964), which provided two- to 10-day precipitation depths for return periods of two to 100 years.
The musical will be the first success for soon-to-be-notorious producer David Merrick, whose publicity campaign for this show includes erecting a papier-mache sculpture of a belly dancer in Central Park and asking the U.S. Weather Bureau to name its next hurricane "Fanny." The play will run for 888 performances.
A radio that receives U.S. Weather Bureau broadcasts can be very helpful.
As soon as daylight hit on the morning of August 24th, I had one of the best satellite images of Andrew (including those of the U.S. Weather Bureau and the Air Force) ever taken.
The U.S. Weather Bureau was established by Congress.
The U.S. Weather Bureau, which became the National Weather Service, gradually withdrew from providing live free radio weather reports to stations.
This utilizes data from the U.S. Weather Bureau to track storms, climate, global warming and world weather.
Rob started his career as a U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist in 1965 as one of 15 participants in a special six-month meteorologist intern training program in Washington, D.C.
Addressing these problems, a network of automated stations called AMOS (Automated Meteorological Observation System) was developed in 1965 by the U.S. Weather Bureau in cooperation with the National Bureau of Standards.