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With hurricane season in full swing, NOAA will host a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) on "The Science of Hurricane Hunting to Improve Forecasts" September 22, 2016.
On September 10, 2016, Arctic sea ice extent shrank to 4.14 million square kilometers (1.60 million square miles). The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) announced that this summer low was statistically tied with the minimum of 2007 for second-lowest in the satellite record, both behind the 2012 record low.
This summer, 145 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate and 18 Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions Undergraduate Scholars conducted 10-week paid internships with NOAA. The scholars represented more than 85 universities in the United States and conducted their internships in 27 states. The internships culminated with the scholars presenting their results at the annual Science & Education Symposium in Silver Spring, Maryland.