The National Oceanographic Partnership Program’s (NOPP) Predicting Hurricane Coastal Impacts Project (NHCI) was mentioned in a White House press release!
The release highlights the Biden-Harris administration’s advancement of ocean science and technology, and showcases key partnerships. On NOPP and NHCI, it writes:
“One major new NOPP effort is Predicting Hurricane Coastal Impacts, for which over $12 million will fund a suite of projects focused on modeling, sensing, measuring, and forecasting coastal impacts of hurricanes, information that is critical to preparedness and response in increasingly vulnerable communities.”
Read the full press release here.
On Monday, August 28th, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Scientific Development Squadron (VXS-1) airdropped 18 buoys associated with the Task 3A teams of the NOPP Hurricane Coastal Impacts project in the path of Hurricane Idalia.