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NOAA's Experimental Lake Erie Hypoxia Forecast is even more useful than anticipated

NOAA's Experimental Lake Erie Hypoxia Forecast is even more useful than anticipated

Now in its fifth year, this forecast model has turned out to serve additional purposes that NOAA’s scientists hadn’t even considered – including maintaining sustainable fisheries and solving a smelly mystery!

September 20, 2021 0 Comments
Study: Dry future likely unavoidable for Southwest, but reducing greenhouse gases can still help

Study: Dry future likely unavoidable for Southwest, but reducing greenhouse gases can still help

A new study shows that, regardless of future levels of greenhouse gas emissions, the warming climate has locked in an elevated risk of intense megadroughts for the region - but mitigation efforts are still important.

September 8, 2021 0 Comments
Small company thrives on commercialization of NOAA’s Miniaturized Particle Spectrometer

Small company thrives on commercialization of NOAA’s Miniaturized Particle Spectrometer

POPS is a low-cost, high-sensitivity alternative to traditional aerosol measurement technologies.
 

August 25, 2021 0 Comments
NOAA scientist Vaishali Naik plays a leading role in international climate assessment

NOAA scientist Vaishali Naik plays a leading role in international climate assessment

“I wanted to do something related to the environment,” Naik said. “It became clear to me during my studies that pollutants are not just harmful for human health, but they also impact the climate.”

August 9, 2021 0 Comments
NOAA, Census challenge innovators to build tools to tackle the climate crisis

NOAA, Census challenge innovators to build tools to tackle the climate crisis

Data-driven tools will help communities accelerate equitable resilience.

July 30, 2021 0 Comments
Preliminary analysis concludes Pacific Northwest heat wave was a 1,000-year event…hopefully

Preliminary analysis concludes Pacific Northwest heat wave was a 1,000-year event…hopefully

If the preliminary results are correct, they mean that the heat wave would have been at least 150 times rarer before global warming.

July 22, 2021 0 Comments
NOAA, Chicago partner on climate plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

NOAA, Chicago partner on climate plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Chicago regional plan aims for 80 percent reduction by 2050.

 
July 13, 2021 0 Comments
These 5 technologies are helping save our ocean

These 5 technologies are helping save our ocean

Protecting and exploring our global ocean is a huge job: It covers more than 70 percent of Earth’s surface. Cutting-edge technologies help us dive deeper, gather more ocean data and solve some of its biggest challenges.

June 25, 2021 0 Comments
NOAA Ocean Exploration heads out to sea

NOAA Ocean Exploration heads out to sea

NOAA Ocean Exploration's operations on Okeanos Explorer are back in full swing - which means live-streaming from the sea floor is back!

June 22, 2021 0 Comments
4 ways NOAA is studying the ocean's role in climate

4 ways NOAA is studying the ocean's role in climate

For World Ocean Month, here are four ways NOAA is tracking ocean health and our changing climate.

June 21, 2021 0 Comments
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