5 January 2012
In a recently published article, NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and co-authors, Dr. Laura Petes (Ecosystem Science Advisor in the NOAA Climate Program Office) and Thomas R. Karl (Director of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center), discuss how NOAA is addressing the growing demand for climate information in coastal and oceanic sectors.
30 December 2011
Workshop convenes a team of disciplinary and multi-disciplinary experts to discuss extreme weather-related events in California, and their impacts on different sectors of the economy such as energy, public health, agriculture, coastal resources, and ecosystems.
14 December 2011
A study conducted by NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory scientists Patricia Quinn and Timothy Bates helps clear up our cloudy understanding of the role of phytoplankton in the ecosystem.
8 December 2011
An international team of scientists who monitor the rapid changes in the Earth's northern polar region say that the Arctic is entering a new state - one with warmer air and water temperatures, less summer sea ice and snow cover, and a changed ocean chemistry.
5 December 2011
David Herring, Director of Communications and Education at NOAA's Climate Program Office, was recently elected to the rank of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow, in recognition of his contributions "in developing and deploying new and innovative ways of enhancing public engagement with Earth and space science research using the World Wide Web."