Latest U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Stories

2011-05-17 11:45:00

A senior official at NOAA said on Tuesday that solar storms pose a growing threat to critical infrastructures.

2010-11-16 12:20:00

US and British meteorologists said on Monday that not only is Earth's surface warming, but the troposphere is heating up also.

2010-10-12 23:31:21

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Bocas del Toro Research Station and Galeta Point Marine Laboratory are reporting an anomalous sea temperature rise and a major coral bleaching event in the western Caribbean.

2010-07-16 11:20:00

NOAA announced Thursday that last month was the hottest June ever recorded on Earth.

2010-06-28 11:11:16

University of Michigan aquatic ecologist Donald Scavia and his colleagues say this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" is expected to be larger than average, continuing a decades-long trend that threatens the health of a $659 million fishery.

2008-11-26 08:26:39

The remains of a wrecked slave ship, off the Turks and Caicos Islands, were uncovered by marine archaeologists who say the accident in 1841 set free the ancestors of many current residents of those islands.

2008-09-05 09:10:00

A new federal science report noted heavy smog hanging over Beijing could heat up the weather in the American Midwest by three degrees over the next 50 years.

2008-07-16 13:10:00

Scientists expect the Gulf of Mexico’s so-called dead zone to increase to record levels this year due to ethanol use and massive Midwest flooding this season.

2008-05-26 16:10:00

In an effort to learn more about giant storms, U.S. researchers are using unmanned, remote-controlled airplanes this year to penetrate the heart of Atlantic hurricanes.

2008-05-23 13:35:00

Emissions from wetlands around the Arctic may be responsible for higher atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas methane that were noted last year.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.