Hurricane Julia sits off the eastern seaboard of the United States on Sept. 16, 2010. Image courtesy of NOAA.

NOAA predicts above normal Atlantic hurricane season

With the June 1st beginning of the 2011 hurricane season looming in the not-too-distant future, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its forecasts for major storms in theĀ Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and Central Pacific ocean basins earlier today. While NOAA […]


An interview with David Helvarg on a National Ocean Policy

Last week, Admiral Allen testified before Congress on the merits of a National Ocean Policy as a representative of the Obama Administration’s Ocean Policy Task Force. To provide some outside perspective on the issue, Coast Guard Compass brings you an […]