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Target: Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Target: Hurricanes

NOAA scientists part of NASA-led mission to study the damaging storms with unmanned aircraft, new instruments

Researchers from NASA, NOAA, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and others are launching a three-year mission to better understand what makes hurricanes intensify or weaken, and what factors steer the destructive storms.

The citizen scientists behind NOAA's Old Weather project

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The citizen scientists behind NOAA's Old Weather project

A citizen scientist program now in its sixth year, the Old Weather project asks volunteers to transcribe weather data from 19th century ship logs. These data sets are then used to better inform scientific analysis of Earth’s climate and climate change.
The Essential Team Behind the Scenes of NSSL’s Field Research

Friday, June 1, 2012

The Essential Team Behind the Scenes of NSSL’s Field Research

The National Severe Storms Laboratory’s shop and vehicle bay is where creativity takes shape and inventions are born.

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.

When a tornado strikes a hospital

Friday, April 20, 2012

When a tornado strikes a hospital

NOAA investigates what makes hospitals vulnerable when severe weather strikes

Because tornadoes, hurricanes, and other severe storms can destroy hospitals as indiscriminately as anything in their path, NOAA is funding research to better understand what makes hospital buildings vulnerable.
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