Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Rainwatch remote monitoring program helps West African nations adapt to...

NOAA-funded rainfall monitoring program and U.K.-funded organization combine to address need

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Knowing when, where and what to grow or graze animals can be the difference between a bumper harvest and facing starvation.  Rainwatch provides monsoon rainfall data in real time from monitoring stations and tracks the key seasonal attributes important for food production. 

New NOAA study in North Carolina may improve forecasting, lead times...

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This month, NOAA launched a 1½-year long pilot study in North Carolina to improve understanding and forecasting of dangerous storms that can lead to flooding and economic losses. From the coastline to the mountains, state-of-the-art NOAA instrumentation is being set up in numerous locations across the state that may improve forecasting and lead-time for tropical storms and summertime thunderstorms.

New NOAA experimental tool offers customizable views of Great Lakes...

Researchers, educators, residents can compare decades of data on a single screen

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The new NOAA Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard presented this week at the American Geophysical Union annual fall meeting this week offers interactive displays of water level data for the North American Great Lakes.