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.
May 27 (Reuters) - U.S. meteorologists on Friday predicted the number of storms in the upcoming hurricane season will increase from years of below-average levels, as a weather system brewed off the East Coast potentially disrupting Americans' Memorial Day weekend. As Americans readied for the long weekend that marks the start of the U.S. Show More Summary
After years of below-average hurricane activity, the rapidly-approaching hurricane season could be a closer to normal.
Trending wetter with time: weather never moves in a straight line, but data from NOAA NCDC shows a steady increase in the percentage of the USA experiencing extreme 1-day rainfall amounts since the first half of the 20th century. Photograph: NOAA NCDC My Apology to Paul Douglas I admit that I do a lot of…
Do not be tempted by this photogenic grey seal. (Photo: Mateusz Wlodarczyk/CC BY-SA 4.0) Imagine: it's the tail end of Memorial Day Weekend. All your friends have been posting pictures of themselves laughing it up in various attractive early summer situations. Show More Summary
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
Photo: NOAA By Robert Glasser and Achim Steiner This year is already on track to be the hottest on record, beating out 2015 for this unfortunate distinction. Every year, if it's not the mercury rising it's the tangible impacts of climate change. More and more people are living in harm's way. Show More Summary
(Photo: NOAA/Public Domain) Vaquitas, or "little cows" in Spanish, are the world's smallest porpoises. They've been critically endangered for a while, numbering just 100 in 2014. Primarily found in the northern part of the Gulf of California,...Show More Summary
It took more than 100 hours of research and testing—conducted by an airborne-particle physicist and former NOAA scientist using $100,000-plus of equipment—to find the best air purifier. Most people are best off with the Coway AP-1512HH Mighty. But we also have an upgrade for faster filtering, and another recommendation for removing chemicals and odors. 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.
Normal tornadoes, just two of them. (Photo: NOAA) In Oklahoma, one of eight tornados that touched down this week was rotating the wrong direction. 12-mile anticyclonic #tornado track; radar shows circ separating from main Sulphur one...Show More Summary
On April 20, NOAA scientists working on the Okeanos Explorer dispatched their prized Deep Discoverer robot to scour the floor of the Mariana Trench, the deepest spot on the surface of the Earth. Little is known about the ecology of this 11km crevice — in fact, it’s often said that we know more about the surface of Mars. More »
Need a pick-me-up on this dreary Friday afternoon? After checking out some of the nightmare-inducing life forms NOAA’s deep-sea diving robot discovered at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, sleep will be the last thing on your mind. Read more...
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From April 20th to July 10th, NOAA is executing a three-part deepwater exploration in the Mariana Trench and surrounding areas. Featuring the deepest portion of any ocean, this unimaginably dark and mysterious place has been something of an obsession for scientists and successful directors all over the globe. Show More Summary
These researchers on the NOAA vessel Okeanas Explorer caught video of a never-before-seen glowing jellyfish.
Approximately 2.3 miles below the ocean surface, NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer and its ROV Deep Discoverer filmed a bizarre yet beautiful type of jellyfish.
A jellyfish found in the Mariana Trench by the NOAA's remote-controlled underwater vehicle looks like something out of sci-fi.
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 a colorful hydromedusae ethereally gliding through the protected deep waters near Guam. Show More Summary
What does this creature remind you of? A space alien? A virus? A cartoon? It’s real, a real jellyfish recorded by an ROV from the ship Okeanos Explorer on a NOAA expedition to the Mariana Trench. This video was taken 2.3 miles below the ocean’s surface. Show More Summary