Millions of people will likely be in harm's way as a new hurricane season unfolds in the United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts up to eight hurricanes in the 2016 season, and as many as four major...Show More Summary
Coral in every major reef region across the world has already experienced bleaching, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts that temperatures in much of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans could reach a point at which significant bleaching of corals is present this summer. Show More Summary
Coral reef news isn’t getting any sunnier as long as reefs keep getting this much sun. And they will, according to the latest outlook from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Watch program, which predicts...Show More Summary
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration has just released an update on the state of the Earth’s coral reefs, and it’s bleak as hell. For the third year in a row, many reefs around the world will be exposed to hotter-than-normal temperatures, placing them at risk (again) for catastrophic die-offs. Read more...
NOAA admits that “the king is dead” Anyone holding out hope that the tail end of spring would finally bring the promised rains of El Niño will be sorely disappointed to learn that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has officially declared the weather event to be over. Show More Summary
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Researchers in the Bering Sea off Alaska’s west coast will get help this summer from drones, but not the kind that fly. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and private researchers are gathering data on marine mammals, fish and ocean conditions from two “autonomous sailing vessels” built by Saildrone, an Alameda, […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has asked enthusiastic beachgoers to stay away from the wildlife.
NOAA's land & ocean temperature records for April, 2016. Global temperatures can be broadly summarized as "unseasonably warm." (Illustration: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Public Domain) It’s been unseasonably warm this past week in Atlas Obscura ’s headquarters New York City, with temperatures about ten degrees higher than average. Show More Summary
The past three hurricane seasons have been considered below normal, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says. This season, NOAA predicts about four to eight hurricanes in the Atlantic.
Please do not take selfies with the animals, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration asks. It's pupping season, so there may be a tempting number of seals about this weekend.
Inspired by the topography of La Jolla Cove, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's sustainable marine research facility appears to emerge from the contours of the coast, reshaping the relationship between marine scientists and their environment. Show More Summary
One of the coldest places on Earth is already starting to see signs of spring -- a good month or two before it should, according to researchers. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday that Barrow Observatory,...Show More Summary
Move over, El Niño. You may be the strongest such climate pattern humans have ever recorded, and you may have given California crabs this week, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration can see right through you, and you’re losing ground. More »
For the 12th month in a row, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced record-high global temperatures -- marking a yearlong heat streak that scientists say is grim sign of climate change in action. April 2016...Show More Summary
Move over, El Niño. You may be the strongest such climate pattern humans have ever recorded, and you may have given California crabs his week, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration can see right through you, and you’re losing ground. Read more...
Have you ever wanted to see what’s going on in the deepest place on the Earth – the baffling Mariana Trench? The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has started broadcasting its expedition to the trench online using three cameras.
Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are providing people with a unique insight into life at the deepest part of the Earth's oceans.A remotely operated vehicle fitted with a camera is currently scouring parts of the Mariana Trench which reaches a maximum-known depth of 6.831 mi (10,994 m). Show More Summary
Marine biologists with a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expedition in the Mariana Trench encountered a luminous red-and-yellow jellyfish in April, Scientific American reports. (more…)
Right now, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ship Okeanos Explorer is exploring the deep waters in and around the Marianas Trench, located in the western Pacific Ocean — and researchers are broadcasting the journey via livestream. This is the deepest part of the world's oceans, reaching more 36,000 feet at the lowest point. Show More Summary
The creature was spotted during the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expedition of the Mariana Trench area.