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New smart phone app lets public report rain, hail, sleet and snow to NOAA

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

New smart phone app lets public report rain, hail, sleet and snow to NOAA

Public reports will aid weather research

The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory, in partnership with the University of Oklahoma, has launched a free app for users to anonymously report precipitation from their Apple or Android mobile device.

5,000th Teacher Completes NOAA Ocean Exploration Workshop

Monday, February 4, 2013

5,000th Teacher Completes NOAA Ocean Exploration Workshop

Hawaiian educator applies ocean science studies to native heritage lesson plans

When Malia Ane signed in at a September 2012 workshop, she was the 5,000th teacher to do so since NOAA began the program nine years ago.

Create a rain garden, protect the environment with new NOAA Sea Grant-funded app

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Create a rain garden, protect the environment with new NOAA Sea Grant-funded app

Rain Garden, a new free iPhone app, guides users on how to create and install rain gardens that curtail runoff of pollutants, prevent erosion, and provide wildlife habitat.

Energy Use in Cities Has Global Climate Effects

Monday, January 28, 2013

Energy Use in Cities Has Global Climate Effects

Researchers find that heat given off by metropolitan areas can lead to continental scale winter warming in high latitudes

The heat that is generated by everyday energy consumption in metropolitan areas is significant enough to influence the character of major atmospheric circulation systems, according to a new NOAA-funded study.
NOAA gives $3.5 million to help two states address effects of climate change

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

NOAA gives $3.5 million to help two states address effects of climate change

Smaller grants given to encourage federal, state, local collaboration

Arizona and New Mexico will receive $3.5 million in grants from NOAA over five years to help them prepare for and adapt to climate variability and change.
Black carbon larger cause of climate change than previously assessed

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Black carbon larger cause of climate change than previously assessed

Soot, known as black carbon to scientists, is the second largest man-made contributor to global warming, and its influence on climate has been greatly underestimated.
Oil and Gas Wells Contribute Fuel for Ozone Pollution

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Oil and Gas Wells Contribute Fuel for Ozone Pollution

NOAA and University of Colorado scientists confirm that oil and gas well emissions add to ozone pollution

Emissions from oil and natural gas operations north of Denver are releasing gases into the air that could add to ozone pollution in the region.

One in a million: NOAA ocean profilers hit new data transmission milestone

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

One in a million: NOAA ocean profilers hit new data transmission milestone

The Argo fleet, now more than 3,000 floats strong, recently collected its one millionth temperature and salinity profile.
New NOAA technical report reveals global sea level rise scenarios through 2100

Thursday, December 6, 2012

New NOAA technical report reveals global sea level rise scenarios through 2100

Today, NOAA released a report that estimates global mean sea level rise over the next century based on a comprehensive synthesis of existing scientific literature.

Arctic continues to break records in 2012: Becoming warmer, greener region with record losses of summer sea ice and late spring snow

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Arctic continues to break records in 2012: Becoming warmer, greener region with record losses of summer sea ice and late spring snow

NOAA scientists participated in a panel discussion of the annual Arctic Report Card, which has summarized the quickly changing conditions in the Arctic since 2006.
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