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Braving the Eye of the Storm

Braving the Eye of the Storm

First data to be published from experimental drone flights into hurricane eyewalls demonstrates value for improving models. 

November 21, 2019 0 Comments
Uncovering NOAA’s inventors

Uncovering NOAA’s inventors

It’s no surprise that an agency of scientists working to create better weather forecasts, manage ocean resources and monitor the environment would have a healthy share of inventors.

“Whenever we visit NOAA labs we find a new invention,” said Derek Parks, the acting deputy director of the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office.

November 13, 2019 0 Comments
From hurricanes to seal pups: 4 ways drones are helping NOAA scientists conduct research

From hurricanes to seal pups: 4 ways drones are helping NOAA scientists conduct research

November 12, 2019 0 Comments
2019 ozone hole smallest on record

2019 ozone hole smallest on record

Abnormal weather patterns in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica dramatically limited
ozone depletion in September and October, resulting in the smallest ozone hole observed since
1982, NASA and NOAA scientists reported today.

October 21, 2019 0 Comments
Mahoney named director of NOAA’s Global Systems Division

Mahoney named director of NOAA’s Global Systems Division

October 18, 2019 0 Comments
Tiny Particles Brighten Clouds in the Tropics

Tiny Particles Brighten Clouds in the Tropics

Findings from one of the first studies produced by the Atmospheric Tomorgraphy mission suggest climate models may underestimate the cooling effect of tropical clouds.  

October 17, 2019 0 Comments
Old weather “time machine” opens a treasure trove for researchers

Old weather “time machine” opens a treasure trove for researchers

https://cires.colorado.edu/A NOAA-funded research team ha published an update the 20th Century Reanalysis Project, a dauntingly complex, high-resolution, four-dimensional reconstruction of the global climate that estimates what the weather was for every day back to 1836.

October 9, 2019 0 Comments
NOAA invests in new tools to measure the ocean

NOAA invests in new tools to measure the ocean

October 9, 2019 0 Comments
So what are marine heat waves?

So what are marine heat waves?

October 8, 2019 0 Comments
Heat waves could increase substantially in size by mid-century, says new study

Heat waves could increase substantially in size by mid-century, says new study

Our planet has been baking under the sun this summer as temperatures reached the hottest ever recorded and heat waves spread across the globe. While the climate continues to warm, scientists expect the frequency and intensity of heat waves to increase. However, a commonly overlooked aspect is the spatial size of heat waves, despite its important implications.

October 7, 2019 0 Comments
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