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GDP Watch: Summer 2014 Was World's Warmest Ever

Since weather has become the most crucial factor in forecasting economic growth, we thought it crucial to the future of central bank policy to note that Summer 2014 was officially the hottest one ever, according to NOAA. This of course means there is "pent-up" cold weather, which may explain the collapse in global growth expectations. Show More Summary

NOAA: With Hottest August On Record, 2014 Takes Aim At Hottest Year On Record

Last month was the warmest August since records began being kept in 1880, the NOAA reported Thursday. NOAA also projected out scenarios for the rest of the year making clear that 2014 is going to be one of the very hottest years on record — and possibly the hottest. read more

NASA, NOAA satellites show Odile's remnant romp through southern US

Former Hurricane Odile may be a bad memory for Baja California, but the remnants have moved over New Mexico and Texas where they are expected to bring rainfall there. NASA's TRMM satellite measured Odile's heavy rainfall rates on Sept. Show More Summary

2014 Was The Warmest Summer Ever Recorded

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The combined average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces this summer was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to a new report released by NOAA. August alone saw several record-breaking climate anomalies worldwide. If this trend continues, 2014 will be the warmest year ever recorded. Read more...

August and June-August global temperatures each reach record high, driven largely by record warm global oceans

According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for August 2014 was the highest for August since record keeping began in 1880. It also marked the 38th consecutive August with a global temperature above the 20th century average. The last below-average global temperature for August occurred in 1976.

World Smashes All-Time Temperature Records Ahead of UN Climate Summit

The June through August period was the warmest such period on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Thursday. In addition, the month of August was the warmest such...Show More Summary

NOAA: With Hottest August On Record, 2014 Takes Aim At Hottest Year On Record

Last month was the warmest August since records began being kept in 1880, NOAA reported Thursday. NOAA projections make clear that 2014 is going to be one of the very hottest years on record -- and possibly the hottest. Stay tuned. Mother nature is just getting warmed up -- thanks to human activity. Show More Summary

Copper River Tuna?

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Photo:Krw130lm In the past year, there have been "unusual fish occurrences" in Alaskan waters, according to NOAA research biologist Joe Orsi. LINK (via:The Washington Post)

NASA sees Tropical Storm Odile knocking at US Southwest

Tropical Storm Odile continues to drench western Mexico and has now entered into the U.S. Southwest. On September 15, NASA's Terra satellite saw Odile's northernmost edge crossing the Mexican border into southern California. NOAA's GOES-East...Show More Summary

NOAA team reveals forgotten ghost ships off Golden Gate

A team of NOAA researchers today confirmed the discovery just outside San Francisco's Golden Gate strait of the 1910 shipwreck SS Selja and an unidentified early steam tugboat wreck tagged the "mystery wreck." The researchers also located the 1863 wreck of the clipper ship Noonday, currently obscured by mud and silt on the ocean floor. read more

Webinar: “How to frame the issue of ocean acidification”, 24 September 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 7a-8am Alaska Time Sponsor: SOARCE webinar series, NOAA NMS and OAP Speaker: Alexis Bunten, The FrameWorks Institute Abstract: Did you ever wonder just what is in peoples’ heads that causes them to reach the wrong conclusions (despite the provision of accurate information) about the environmental issues that affect our lives? This webinar […]

Satellite sees Tropical Depression 16-E remnants scooped by Hurricane Odile

At 11 p.m. EDT on Sunday, September 14, Tropical Depression 16-E was officially a remnant low pressure area. NOAA's GOES-West satellite showed the clouds associated with the remnants being drawn into the massive circulation of nearby Hurricane Odile. read more

The big chill comes early – record winter blast hits Northern Plains

Massive early cold wave –  Nearly an inch of snow at Rapid City. This is the earliest recorded snowfall going back to 1888. Source: NOAA The national Weather Service in Rapid City posted this on Twitter a few minutes ago, it shows their view outside the window looking at their radiosonde launch station According to…

Satellite view of newborn Atlantic Tropical Depression 6

The sixth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean Hurricane Season formed in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean and NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured it. A visible image of Tropical Depression 6 was taken by NOAA's GOES-East satellite at 7:45 a.m. Show More Summary

Quote of the week: ‘It’s a remarkable document’

People send me stuff. Today I got this email from Scott Stolnitz who sent an unsolicited email to NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center. He writes: Anthony, In response to your post of the monthly, “hey, it ain’t getting’ any warmer for the last 17 years and 11 months”… (see WUWT here) I thought I’d email…

Ocean Roundup: Acidification Masking Shark Smelling Abilities, New Fishery Rule to Protect Endangered Albatross, and More

A smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis). (Photo: Erickson Smith / Flickr Creative Commons) - NOAA has proposed a new rule to for West Coast commercial fishermen that intends to the endangered short-tailed albatross, a seabird whose numbers are down to 1,200 individuals. Show More Summary

Ocean Roundup: Endangered Orca Pod Welcomes Calf, Atmospheric CO2 Levels Reach Record High, and More

A southern resident orca mother and her calf. For the first time since 2012, a new calf has joined the population. (Photo: NOAA's National Ocean Service / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study found that tiny crabs of the species Planes...Show More Summary

Ocean Roundup: Orca Calf Born to Endangered Killer Whale Population, Atmospheric CO2 Levels Reach Record High, and More

A southern resident killer whale mother and her calf. For the first time since 2012, a new calf has joined the population. (Photo: NOAA's National Ocean Service / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study found that tiny crabs of the species...Show More Summary

NOAA Expands Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA today released a final rule and environmental impact statement expanding the boundaries of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron from 448 square miles to 4,300 square miles.

NOAA Study Finds Southern Californians Will (and Do!) Pay More to Visit Clean, Unpolluted Beaches

Every year the Surfrider Foundation coordinates with the Ocean Conservancy and the California Coastal Commission on International Coastal Cleanup Day to sweep clean beaches all over the world. Chapters all along our nation’s coast organize monthly regional cleanups where volunteers pick up trash on local beaches. Show More Summary

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