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Mystery solved: "Extra” methane in LA's air traced to fossil-fuel sources

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Mystery solved: "Extra” methane in LA's air traced to fossil-fuel sources

A new study, led by NOAA and its Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, used a novel approach to trace methane in the Los Angeles basin back to its sources, and found that "extra" methane is likely coming from sources related to fossil fuels.

Carbon Dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 ppm

Friday, May 10, 2013

Carbon Dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 ppm

On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958.

The origins of cirrus: Earth’s highest clouds have dusty core

Thursday, May 9, 2013

The origins of cirrus: Earth’s highest clouds have dusty core

Scientists have found that wispy cirrus clouds have cores of dust and metallic particles, answering questions about how these clouds form and giving insight into their climatic implications in the future.

The National Sea Grant Advisory Board welcomes four new members

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The National Sea Grant Advisory Board welcomes four new members

Four new members were appointed to the National Sea Grant Advisory Board at its March 2013 meeting in Washington, D.C.
New study: Pace of climate zone shifts quickens as climate warms

Monday, April 22, 2013

New study: Pace of climate zone shifts quickens as climate warms

As our planet is warming, not only have Earth’s climate zones begun to shift – the pace of change is expected to accelerate, according to a new study led by the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado.

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