Hurricane Joaquin continued to intensify in the Bahamas on October 1 and NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing valuable data on the storm. NASA's GPM and Terra satellites and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided rainfall, cloud extent, cloud height and other data to forecasters. Show More Summary
Yep, it has already started. And many of us knew that it would. The European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) or "Euro" model seems to have sniffed out Hurricane Joaquin's eventual track before NOAA's National Center for Environmental Prediction GFS did. People and media are now using this single [...]
Experts explain why some of us feel a sneaking sense of disappointment. (Photo: NOAA) Joaquin, a dangerous category four storm hovering over the Bahamas, has had people in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. on edge for days. Despite...Show More Summary
Hurricane Joaquin has moved off the coast, but that doesn't mean we're all going to be okay. The resulting rain from the collision of two fronts is leading to what NOAA calls a "1 in 1000 year" event, worsened by the fact that a week...Show More Summary
Scientists returned from a 28-day research expedition aboard NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai exploring the deep coral reefs within Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. During the trip, scientists recorded numerous species of marine life never before seen, including a possible new species of seahorse, and a sea star not previously found in Hawaii.
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Guest Post by BobTisdale As of today’s 5am eastern NOAA forecast, Hurricane Joaquin may impact the east coast of the United States from North Carolina to New England, with it downgrading to a tropical storm by the time it nears New Jersey. See the cone in Figure 1 from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. If history repeats…
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Johanna B., Grade 1, Minnesota, NOAA Marine Debris Program Microbeads, those tiny bits of plastic found in personal care products from skin lotions to shaving cream, and even toothpaste, are poisoning our water systems and entering our...Show More Summary
It’s possible to observe sea otters and other wildlife, and maintain a respectful distance (NOAA guidelines suggest 50 yards). Photo courtesy Frank Steube. Kayakers and paddleboarders looking to get up close and personal with sea otters – and maybe snag a selfie – may unintentionally be causing harm to these beloved (and threatened) marine mammals. Show More Summary
For less than $50, you can download images from NOAA satellites using your laptop and a small radio antenna.
Catches for Alaska’s premier crab fisheries in the Bering Sea could dip this year based on results of annual summer surveys. An annual report by NOAA Fisheries called “The Eastern Bering Sea Continental Shelf Bottom Trawl Survey: Results from Commercial Crab Species,” dubbed the “crab map,” shows big drops over the last year in the abundance of legal-size […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released new data on global warming that, again, the data supports the over-whelming view of scientists that climate change is a dire reality. The world has experienced record-breaking hot weather every month in 2015 and the year is all but guaranteed to be the hottest on record. […]
How many months in a row have we run the same headline? Two? Three? Four? NOAA released its global climate report for August yesterday, and guess what? Once again, it’s the hottest month on record. With the year half over now, that makes 2015 a very, very strong contender for hottest year ever. Read more...
WASHINGTON -- The summer of 2015 was the warmest on record in 135 years, federal scientists said on Thursday. The period from June through August this year registered “the highest” average temperature across land and ocean surfaces on...Show More Summary
There are no tropical storm, depressions, or hurricanes anywhere on Earth. Guest essay by Dr. Richard Keen Today is the normal peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, Source: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/climo/images/peakofseason.gif So far, the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season has been a dud. For the past few days Tropical Storm Henri has churned, or at least ruffled, the waters…
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal scientists using a drone have captured photographs of a baby Puget Sound orca swimming alongside its mother in the waters of British Columbia. Scientists with the NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center...Show More Summary
NOAA is predicting a stronger than average El Niño this year, but doubts it will break the drought. The post El Nino Will Be Big, But It Probably Won’t Kill the Drought appeared first on WIRED.
Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and more intense. For some, that's just fine. Last Monday, news of three major hurricanes was trending on Facebook. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) kept a growing...Show More Summary
A seminar by Dr Richard Feely of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle. Date: 16 September 2015 Time: 19:30 – 21:30 Venue: Aula Maxima – National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road. Event type: Seminar Audience: Open to all Ticket: Registration is advised as the number of places is […]