Last night, a lava breakout in Hawaii flowed into the Pacific Ocean after creeping toward the coast for weeks. The flow, which originating from Kilauea volcano’s Pu?u ???? vent, officially made contact with the water at 1:12 a.m. HST...Show More Summary
According to conspiracy theorists, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was shut down last April due to fears of global devastation after it triggered a monster earthquake in the South Pacific Ocean that “shook the entire planet like a...Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Darby weakened to a remnant low pressure system in the Central Pacific Ocean today, July 26. NASA's Aqua satellite and RapidScat instrument provided a "last look" at Darby when it was still a tropical storm the previous day. read more
Two tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific Ocean have see-sawed in strength today, July 26, 2016. Infrared satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed colder cloud top temperatures in Frank today as it became a hurricane and warming temperatures in Georgette as it weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm. Show More Summary
An international team of scientists who searched out specimens from museums and remote Arctic islands has identified a rare new species of beaked whale that ranges from northern Japan across the Pacific Ocean to Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
RapidScat is an instrument that flies aboard the International Space Station and measures winds over an ocean surface. RapidScat provided a look at the winds around Tropical Storm Frank in the Eastern Pacific and saw strongest windsShow More Summary
Hurricane Georgette is a major hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the powerful storm that showed a clear eye. On July 24, at 21:20 UTC (5:20 p.m. EDT) the Visible Infrared...Show More Summary
The U.S. Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) expeditionary transfer dock USNS Montford Point (T-ESD 1) showed off some “skin-to-skin” maneuvers last week in the Pacific Ocean, part of the U.S. Navy’s new seabasing capabilities. The exercise was held July 21-22 and involved the maritime prepositioning force (MPF) ship USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312). Show More Summary
High in the Bridger-Teton National Forest there is a creek that splits in two. If you were a trout, you could choose between swimming down one stream to the Pacific Ocean, or down the other to the Atlantic. The place is known as TwoShow More Summary
As Tropical Storm Georgette was forming, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite flew overhead and gathered data that showed an intensifying storm. The eastern Pacific Ocean continues to show that its environment is favorable for the birth of tropical cyclones. Show More Summary
The Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Estelle as it was transitioning to a post-tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. read more
As tropical storm Frank was forming in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, NASA analyzed rainfall and cloud heights and found "hot towers" that indicated intensification was likely. read more
Thermonuclear bomb blast? Love this photograph - a microburst during a thunderstorm over Phoenix. You can see a video by clicking here. Reminiscent of some of those H-bomb tests in the Pacific Ocean in the 1950s. Wow! Enjoy this week's summary. User's Guide - if you are new to...
It was just seven months ago that the strongest El Nino in recorded history was set. The weather folks and their computers were anticipating that the Pacific Ocean would revert to a neutral status (+/- 0.5 degrees Fahrenheit). Now it looks like a full bore La Nina is in the immediate future...
The new international trailer of "Moana," the upcoming CG-animated feature by Walt Disney Animation Studios, introduced one significant character of the story – the Pacific Ocean.
Variety is one word that sums up Oregon. Sights that vary from the Pacific Ocean to Mount Hood, an extinct volcano rising 3426 metres above the Columbia Gorge. Gentle rolling countryside changes into jagged outcrops of rock. Follow one...Show More Summary
The strongest sustained winds in the Eastern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Storm Estelle covered every quadrant of the storm except the southern area, according to data from NASA's SMAP satellite. read more
Hurricane Darby weakened to a tropical storm as it approached the Central Pacific Ocean on July 20. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an infrared image of the storm. Once a tropical cyclone crosses the 140 degree west longitude line...Show More Summary
Infrared data from the Suomi NPP satellite showed that Tropical Cyclone Abela continues to weaken in the Western Pacific Ocean. On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 0900 UTC (5 a.m. EDT), Tropical Cyclone Abela was centered near 14.7 degrees south latitude and 54.7 degrees east longitude. Show More Summary
Disney has unveiled the Japanese trailer for its upcoming animated movie Moana. The new clip introduces baby Moana for the first time and has a very different tone to the teaser released for American audiences last month. The contemplative clip shows the cute new character meeting a life-like ocean, which was hinted by the film’s director, Ron Clements, […]