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April 27 Reddit AMA: Tornado! Talk Severe Weather Research & Prediction with NOAA

Monday, April 24, 2017

April 27 Reddit AMA: Tornado! Talk Severe Weather Research & Prediction with NOAA

Spring has arrived and with it come efforts to study and learn to better predict severe weather like tornadoes. Join NOAA for a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) on severe weather research and prediction on April 27, 2017.

Never Missing an Opportunity, Ship of Opportunity That Is, to Collect Carbon Dioxide Data

Monday, August 11, 2014

Never Missing an Opportunity, Ship of Opportunity That Is, to Collect Carbon Dioxide Data

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words carbon dioxide? Is it the ocean? In this day and age, it should be. The ocean absorbs about one fourth of the extra carbon dioxide in the air that is released through human activity, according to a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Drifting Buoys Track Water Currents in the Great Lakes Straits of Mackinac

Friday, July 27, 2012

Drifting Buoys Track Water Currents in the Great Lakes Straits of Mackinac

When you’re watching a river or the waves on a lake, do you ever wonder where that water goes? If you threw a rubber ducky into the water, where would it end up? Scientists are studying the movement of water in the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, to figure out how the water moves around. This water movement can affect ship traffic, how pollution spreads, and where aquatic animals go.

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