National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON)

Science / Tides and Currents / National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON): The network of tide and water level stations operated by the National Ocean Service along the marine and Great Lakes coasts and islands of the United States. The NWLON is composed of the primary and secondary control tide stations of the National Ocean Service. This Network provides the basic tidal datums for coastal and marine boundaries and for chart datum of the United States. Tide observations at a secondary control tide station or tertiary tide station are reduced to equivalent l9-year tidal datums through comparison of simultaneous observations with a primary control tide station. In addition to hydrography, nautical charting, and delineation of coastal and marine boundaries, the Network is used for coastal processes and tectonic studies, tsunami and storm surge warnings, and climate monitoring. The National Water Level Observation Network also includes stations operated throughout the Great Lakes Basin. The network supports regulation, navigation and charting, river and harbor improvement, power generation, various scientific activities, and the adjustment for vertical movement of the Earth's crust in the Great Lakes Basin.

Other Words for Level

Level Adjective Synonyms: even, smooth, plane, uniform, plain, flat, flush, straight, true
Level Verb Synonyms: aim, point, draw a bead, direct, train, focus
Level Noun Synonyms: horizontal, prone, supine
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Other Words for National

National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
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Other Words for Observation

Observation Adjective Synonyms: comment, remark, note, reflection, opinion, sentiment, point of view, impression, feeling, commentary, criticism, utterance, word, announcement, pronouncement, proclamation, declaration
Observation Noun Synonyms: watching, examination, scrutiny, inspection, viewing, survey, surveillance, notice, discovery, attention, awareness
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Other Words for Water

Water Noun Synonyms: H2O, distilled water, tap water, drinking-water, bottled water, spa water, still water, soda (water), effervescent water, mineral water, sea water, salt water, ditch-water, dishwater, bath-water, branch water, Adam's ale, Latin a
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National Severe Storms Forecast Center (NSSFC)

Science / Weather / National Severe Storms Forecast Center (NSSFC): As of October 1995, the responsibilities of this Center were divided into two branches, the Storm Prediction Center and the Aviation Weather Center. MORE

National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)

Science / Weather / National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL): A branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it provides accurate and timely forecasts and warnings of hazardous weather events, especially flash floods, hail, lightning, tornadoes MORE

National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC)

Business / Finance / National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC): A clearing corporation that facilitates the settlement of accounts among brokerage firms, exchanges, and other clearing corporations. MORE

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