Thursday, February 22, 2018
 
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.

NOAA Celebrates Centennial at South Pole

Friday, June 22, 2012

NOAA Celebrates Centennial at South Pole

Researchers celebrate a 100 year South Pole milestone. What have they learned in that time?

NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment

Thursday, September 25, 2014

NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment

This year’s report has improved ocean carbon dioxide measurements

A global report released this week on changing carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, and land environment draws heavily from data and observations by NOAA research scientists and their partners. For the first time, the annual assessment by the Global Carbon Project uses data obtained from autonomous instruments installed by NOAA scientists on its ships and other ships of opportunity and moorings to determine the variability of  carbon dioxide in the surface ocean. 

NOAA launches unprecedented effort to discover how El Niño affects weather

Friday, February 5, 2016

NOAA launches unprecedented effort to discover how El Niño affects weather

Pacific research goal is to improve accuracy of weather forecasts and models

NOAA scientists and partners have embarked on a land, sea, and air campaign in the tropical Pacific to study the current El Niño and gather data in an effort to improve weather forecasts thousands of miles away.
NOAA near-term weather forecasts get powerful boost from new computer model

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

NOAA near-term weather forecasts get powerful boost from new computer model

Research yields new tool to achieve a weather-ready nation

Starting today, NOAA is using a sophisticated new weather forecast computer model to improve predictions of quickly developing severe weather events including thunderstorms, winter storms and aviation hazards such as clear air turbulence.

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