Dr. Gary C. Matlock, NOAA Research’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, is retiring on February 29, 2024. We sat down with Dr. Matlock to capture […]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded NOAA $5 million to support the conversion of the Mauna Loa atmospheric baseline observatory in Hawaii to
Now that the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP 28) has come to a close, we wanted to highlight some of the things we’ve observed
Record-breaking marine heatwaves, increasing greenhouse gas concentrations, an above average hurricane season, and numerous deep sea discoveries made 2023 a busy year for NOAA Research. Let’s explore some of our top stories from 2023!
The eruption of Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on Nov. 27, 2022 temporarily interrupted important scientific observations at the Global Monitoring Laboratory’s atmospheric
NOAA data and models help scientists track the global carbon cycle Greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels are projected to reach a record 36.8 billion
“The knowledge gained from this research will inform decision makers and stakeholders regarding potential future approaches to marine carbon dioxide removal in our oceans and lakes. We will need many mitigation tools to build a climate-ready future.”
The summer of 2021 was a smoky one for Denver and northeastern Colorado. Smoky haze from wildfires in Arizona, California, and the Pacific Northwest shrouded
Carbon dioxide levels measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory peaked at 424 parts per million in May, continuing a steady climb further into
The Annual Greenhouse Gas Index is a measure of the climate-warming influence of long-lived trace greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and how that influence has changed since the onset of the industrial revolution.