Who Does the Research?

Several government and private agencies collect data each imposing sophisticated methods. These agencies include:
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA),Division of the Department of Commerce
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • United States Navy
  • National Institute of Oceanography (NIO)

And leading research institutes:
  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO)
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI).

NOAA photo
This diver is conducting biological research on coral reef.