Saturday, February 24, 2018
 

Climate change increased chances of record rains in Louisiana by at...

NOAA and partners conduct rapid assessment of devastating August rains

Monica.Allen 0 19669

Human-caused climate warming increased the chances of the torrential rains that unleashed devastating floods in south Louisiana in mid August by at least 40 percent, according to a team of NOAA and partner scientists with World Weather Attribution (WWA) who conducted a rapid assessment of the role of climate on the historic heavy rain event. 

NOAA and Sea Grant fund $800,000 in research to understand effects of...

Mike Walker 0 20142

NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) and the Northeast Sea Grant Programs joined together to prioritize and fund new research on how ocean acidification is affecting marine life including lobsters, clams, oysters, mussels and sand lance that are so important to the Northeast region. Funding includes $800,000 in federal funds from the two programs with an additional $400,000 non-federal match.

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