The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)announced that major changes are coming to 3 of its weather prediction models. To the weather community and enthusiasts this is a big deal. However these changes also have impacts for a society which depends on weather forecasts for day-to-day operations, agriculture, aviation, national [...]
This is a video captured by the crew aboard the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos, which uses a robotic submersible to scour the Marianas Trench as deep as 6km (~3.7-miles). The film features some VERY interesting looking sea creatures. Show More Summary
The first six months of 2016 have been the world’s hottest ever on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — the third year in a row to set a record. The heat has caused the Arctic sea ice to contract so rapidly that the ice cover may reach its lowest...
The heat wave continues. Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, according to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This marks the 14th month in a row that global heat records have been broken. Show More Summary
While on its three-month 2016 voyage around the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, the NationalOceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos captured absolutely gorgeous footage of several previously unseen deep sea creatures that live at the bottom of the deepest ocean floor. NOAA’s Okeanos research ship has been cruising the seas above the trench, which […]
Last month was the hottest June in modern history, marking the 14th consecutive month that global heat records have been broken, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday. “The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for June 2016 was the highest...
On July 10, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Okeanos Explorer completed a 69-day, 3-stage expedition of previously unknown and poorly understood deepwater habitats. The first leg, exploring the southern half of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, wrapped up on May 11. See some of their…
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that June was the warmest month ever in 122 years of record keeping. And around the world, we’ve had heat-breaking records for 13 straight months. The June temperature for the contiguous U.S. Show More Summary
The Climate Change Education Act mandates the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to create a climate science curriculum that would ensure students better understand “climate change and its effects on environmental, energy, social, and economic systems.”
Scientists are exploring an unknown world in the deepest waters of U.S. territory. A vessel owned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is plumbing the depths of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, north of...Show More Summary
The Bloop was a loud, low-frequency sound recorded in the Pacific Ocean in 1997, but its origin remained a mystery for years. The Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration believes they have solved the mystery by comparing the Bloop to the sound of underwater icequakes. via RT Help Laughing Squid grow […]
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.