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Research finds spike in dust storms in American Southwest driven by... Research finds spike in dust storms in American Southwest driven by...

Research finds spike in dust storms in American Southwest driven by...

More dust storms may be contributing to dramatic rise in Valley fever in the Southwest

People living in the American Southwest have experienced a dramatic increase in windblown dust storms in the last two decades, likely driven by large-scale changes in sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean drying the region’s soil, according to new NOAA-led research.

Fifty years ago, a historic balloon launch that changed the way we see... Fifty years ago, a historic balloon launch that changed the way we see...

Fifty years ago, a historic balloon launch that changed the way we see...

What started out as a modest research project driven by scientific curiosity provided NOAA's forerunner with some of the first insights into how ozone, a trace gas that blocks the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, was distributed in the atmosphere.
Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Born in the Sargasso Sea, that Atlantic Ocean gyre east of Bermuda, baby European eels will travel 4,000 miles to the freshwater rivers of...
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