National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partners with researchers across U-M to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts, while also working to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
Research Supported by NOAA in FY23
Active Projects Supported by NOAA
Faculty, Postdocs and Grad Students Supported Annually by NOAA
Chesapeake Bay’s dead zone predicted to be 33% smaller than long-term average
This summer’s Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” is expected to be significantly smaller than the long-term average, according to a forecast released today by researchers from the University of Michigan, Chesapeake Bay Program, University of Maryland and U.S. Geological Survey.
Collaborative project to help improve coastal community resilience in Michigan, Wisconsin
Michigan Sea Grant recently received $500,000 in funding to help improve resilience under future climate change scenarios in disadvantaged coastal communities in Michigan and Wisconsin.
Smaller-than-average harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie
U-M researchers have performed more than 30 types of laboratory analyses on the water and ice along Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay as part of a larger effort – dubbed the Winter Grab – to better understand winter on the Great Lakes, a season long dismissed by many scientists as a time of dormancy when little of importance happens.