NOAA Hurricane Research Division Joint Hurricane Testbed Hurricane Forecast Improvement Program Other Resources Q & A with NHC NHC/AOML Library Branch NOAA: Hurricane FAQs National Hurricane Operations Plan WX4NHC Amateur Radio. Nov 14, · NEFSC Photo Gallery Ships and Planes: NOAA Fisheries Research Vessels. NOAA research vessels, including the Henry B. Bigelow, the Albatross IV, the Delaware II, the Gloria Michelle, and the Nauvoo. Hover over the large image to see the caption and controls. Use the magnifying glass icon in the lower right corner to open the slides in a lightbox. Follow Along as NOAA Clears the Waters of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. OCTOBER 8, -- Turquoise waters, vibrant coral reefs, white sand beaches—this is often what we think of when we think about far-off islands in the Pacific Ocean. the NOAA Marine Debris Program has two staff—Dianna Parker and Kyle Koyanagi—joining the NOAA.