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New video series explores environmental DNA

New video series explores environmental DNA

Have you ever wondered what animals might be present in a particular habitat or traveled through a certain area of the ocean? Scientists are able to use environmental DNA or “eDNA” sampling to help answer those questions.

May 3, 2022 0 Comments
New study links Red tides and dead zones off West coast of Florida

New study links Red tides and dead zones off West coast of Florida

A new study found that when red tides began in early summer and continued into the fall, low oxygen areas—or dead zones— were more likely to also occur.

April 28, 2022 0 Comments
Flash floods will increase across the United States, new research suggests

Flash floods will increase across the United States, new research suggests

New climate modeling research shows heavy rainfall events will cause more frequent and stronger flash floods by the end of the century, especially in the southwest and central United States. 

April 27, 2022 0 Comments
NOAA’s observations help EPA track emissions of a family of greenhouse gases

NOAA’s observations help EPA track emissions of a family of greenhouse gases

NOAA atmospheric measurements are helping to support a national inventory of emissions from an important family of greenhouse gases.

April 22, 2022 0 Comments
Celebrate Earth Day with NOAA scientists

Celebrate Earth Day with NOAA scientists

What does Earth Day mean to scientists at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) - especially during our current era of climate change?
 

April 22, 2022 0 Comments
This Earth Day, explore how NOAA science informs environmental policy

This Earth Day, explore how NOAA science informs environmental policy

April 22nd is Earth Day, and here at NOAA, we know a few things about the Earth.
April 22, 2022 0 Comments
New global forecasts of marine heatwaves foretell ecological and economic impacts

New global forecasts of marine heatwaves foretell ecological and economic impacts

Researchers have developed global forecasts that can provide up to a year's advance notice of marine heatwaves, sudden and pronounced increases in ocean temperatures that can dramatically affect ocean ecosystems.

April 20, 2022 0 Comments
NOAA-led cruise expands sensors for climate prediction

NOAA-led cruise expands sensors for climate prediction

PIRATA buoys provide critical data that are used to develop and improve predictive models of the Atlantic climate system, as well as used for ocean and weather prediction.
April 14, 2022 0 Comments
Increase in atmospheric methane set another record during 2021

Increase in atmospheric methane set another record during 2021

For the second year in a row, NOAA scientists observed a record annual increase in atmospheric levels of methane, a powerful, heat-trapping greenhouse gas that’s the second biggest contributor to human-caused global warming after carbon dioxide.

April 7, 2022 0 Comments
NOAA report highlights 2021 climate, weather, ocean research

NOAA report highlights 2021 climate, weather, ocean research

The newly released 2021 NOAA Science Report includes more than 60 stories that represent a selection of NOAA’s 2021 research and development accomplishments across the range of NOAA’s mission.

March 28, 2022 0 Comments
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