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2020 Arctic sea ice minimum second lowest on record

2020 Arctic sea ice minimum second lowest on record

September 21, 2020 0 Comments
The warmest summer on record for the Northern Hemisphere comes to an end

The warmest summer on record for the Northern Hemisphere comes to an end

September 20, 2020 0 Comments
NOAA scientists gather key data on Hurricane Sally

NOAA scientists gather key data on Hurricane Sally

September 15, 2020 0 Comments
Take a virtual tour of NOAA's Science on a Sphere Explorer

Take a virtual tour of NOAA's Science on a Sphere Explorer

September 10, 2020 0 Comments
Aviation is responsible for 3.5 percent of climate change, study finds

Aviation is responsible for 3.5 percent of climate change, study finds

The study evaluated all of the aviation industry’s contributing factors to climate change, including emissions of carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide, and the effect of contrails and contrail cirrus – short-lived clouds created in jet engine exhaust plumes at aircraft cruise altitudes that reflect sunlight during the day and trap heat trying to escape at night. 

September 3, 2020 0 Comments
NOAA Hurricane Hunters capture Hurricane Laura’s rapid intensification

NOAA Hurricane Hunters capture Hurricane Laura’s rapid intensification

August 28, 2020 0 Comments
Mapping, listening at the bottom of the sea

Mapping, listening at the bottom of the sea

Barely had the ink dried on the partnership agreement signed by NOAA and ocean explorer Victor Vescovo, owner of Caladan Oceanic LLC, when his team headed out to the Pacific Ocean to dive and map the Mariana Trench, and answer the questions -- how deep and where exactly is the bottom of the ocean.

August 26, 2020 0 Comments
When smoke is in the air, all eyes turn to this NOAA weather model

When smoke is in the air, all eyes turn to this NOAA weather model

NOAA's HRRR-Smoke model may still be designated as experimental, but when wildfires are burning, many count on it for smoke forecasts.

August 26, 2020 0 Comments
Researchers travel to Gulf of Mexico to gather data on Hurricane Laura

Researchers travel to Gulf of Mexico to gather data on Hurricane Laura

August 26, 2020 0 Comments
NOAA-funded tool uses fluorescence to help scientists see tiny coral

NOAA-funded tool uses fluorescence to help scientists see tiny coral

August 25, 2020 0 Comments
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