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Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century

Friday, April 12, 2013

Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century

For scientists studying summer sea ice in the Arctic, it’s not a question of “if” there will be nearly ice-free summers, but “when.” A new study says it could be before 2050.
NOAA-led report: 2012 Central Great Plains 'flash drought' a result of natural variations in weather

Thursday, April 11, 2013

NOAA-led report: 2012 Central Great Plains 'flash drought' a result of natural variations in weather

A new report by the NOAA Drought Task Force finds natural variations in weather patterns caused the 2012 Great Plains drought and rules out global ocean conditions, as well as human-induced climate change, as major culprits.
New study gives first independent confirmation of global land warming

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

New study gives first independent confirmation of global land warming

A new observational study that did not use temperature recordings from land stations has confirmed global land warming.

Thin, low Arctic clouds played an important role in the massive 2012 Greenland ice melt

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Thin, low Arctic clouds played an important role in the massive 2012 Greenland ice melt

New study shows clouds will be important in region’s future

Clouds over the central Greenland Ice Sheet last July were “just right” for driving surface temperatures there above the melting point.

Introducing a new resource to help our nation's 'working waterfronts' flourish

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Introducing a new resource to help our nation's 'working waterfronts' flourish

Experts in several NOAA Sea Grant programs helped develop the new Sustainable Working Waterfront Toolkit.

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