While we freeze down here in the lower 48, it helps to remember we live on a big round planet with lots of places on it. Photo credit: NOAA Those red places had a warm 2014. Notice that almost everyone in the world lives there. Averaged together all of us people had a few of [Read more...]
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reports that last month was the hottest October in more than 120 years of record-keeping. This follows the hottest September, August, June, and March-May in JMA’s records. Projections by NOAA make clear 2014 is increasingly likely to be hottest year on record. read more
New portal builds on NOAA’s commitment to provide public access to data from observational network. Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific U.S. coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated...Show More Summary
NOAA provides a comprehensive site that explains ocean currents.
The data for October has just been added to the NOAA GISS instrument record, which runs from 1880 to the present. October was the warmest on record, just beating out 2005. Overall, it is looking increasingly likely that 2014 will tie or beat the record for warmest year in the instrumental record, in terms of…
It may be the snowpocalypse in Buffalo, but the latest global analysis from NOAA's National Climate Data Center reports global temperatures since January to be the warmest ten calendar months on record. Read more...
NOAA It's cold outside, which means it'll soon be time for the annual rousing chorus of climate change denial from people who think snow means global warming is fake. Good thing NOAA is here to help. Today the agency released two new maps illustrating that even if you're cold right now, the planet is still getting hotter. Show More Summary
Ole Varmer, International Section, Office of General Counsel, NOAA has written a technical examination of Underwater Cultural Heritage law: Closing the Gaps in the Law Protecting Underwater Cultural Heritage on the Outer Continental Shelf, 33 Stan.Envtl.L.J. Show More Summary
Last month was the warmest October since record-keeping began in 1880, NOAA reports. NOAA also projected out scenarios for the last two months of the year, making clear that 2014 is almost certainly going to be the hottest year on record. The post Hottest October And Year To Date On Record Globally, NOAA Reports appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A humpback whale off Monterey Bay, California. Scientists have found that humpback whale scars can be used to identify their migration patterns. (Photo: NOAA Photo Library / Flickr Creative Commons) - In a new study, researchers sayShow More Summary
A spiny dogfish (Squalis acanthias) in the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. (Photo: NOAA’s National Ocean Service / Flickr Creative Commons) Did you know that shark finning is still allowed in the U.S.? Despite the finning prohibition...Show More Summary
The Japan Meteorological Agency reports that last month was the hottest October in more than 120 years of record-keeping -- by far. NOAA projects that 2014 is very likely to be hottest year on record. The post The Planet Just Had Its Hottest October On Record appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The State Department confirmed on Monday that hackers breached its unclassified email system. The White House, the Postal Service, and NOAA have also been compromised in recent weeks.
A wall of snow has swallowed Buffalo, New York, this morning. NOAA meteorologists say it's a heavy snow lake effect. Check out the videos, plus the aerial photos (like the above posted by WBEN NewsRadio's Facebook) and satellite images. Good luck everyone. Read more...
Chinese hackers have been blamed for an attack on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) weather forecasting systems, which caused a multi-day data outage when the agency reacted to the breach in October. The NOAA, which is the parent … Continue reading ?
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which oversees the National Weather Service, announced in October that it was conducting "unscheduled maintenance" on its network. Turns out the reason was likely a security breach by hackers in China, reports the Washington Post. NOAA hasn't specified whether any classified data was...
A Chinese cyberattack nearly crippled many major United States satellite operations in late September, an explosive exposé in The Washington Post revealed Wednesday. But even more shocking, the agency in charge of the vital satellite...Show More Summary
Chinese hackers breached NOAA systems, from which National Weather Service forecasts receive their data, in September. Image by National Weather Service A recent breach by Chinese hackers gave the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...Show More Summary
Websites run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) were compromised by hackers
The Washington Post published a report today stating that Chinese hackers infiltrated NOAA's satellite network in September, resulting in a multi-day data outage when the agency reacted to the breach in October. The agency failed to report the incident to the Commerce Department until November 4. Read more...