Tag: NOAA

Ghost Ships Off the Golden Gate

Ghost Ships Off the Golden Gate

In the waters off San Francisco Bay… in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary… lie hundreds of mysteries. In the waters near the entrance to the Golden Gate, there are an estimated 300 shipwrecks – just waiting to be discovered. These shipwrecks span a broad time range, from the late 1500s to modern …

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New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy pummeled the east coast of America. Winds blew in at 80 miles per hour and heavy rain pushed the ocean over 9 feet above average levels. In New York, storm surges brought 30-foot waves ashore, flooding streets, subways, and homes. 20 miles south of Manhattan – several neighborhoods on the small …

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