This interactive mapping application easily searches and displays global tropical cyclone data. Users are able to query storms by the storm name, Zip Code, city, state, geographic region, or latitude/longitude coordinates. Custom queries can track storms of interest and allow for data extraction and download.
Henri Boulet of the LA-1 Coalition and Tim Osborn of NOAA’s Office of Coastal Survey explain how engineers use climate data to plan for sea level rise and to keep the oil industry in business in Port Fourchon.
In this educational activity, students utilize a set of photographs and a 30 minute video on weather to investigate extreme weather events. They are posed a series of questions that helps them to identify weather conditions that predict various extreme events, and they record their responses on a worksheet. Climate and weather concepts are defined.
Access multiple layers of free, searchable climate data quickly and easily through this integrated GIS map application. Global, regional, and U.S. maps are available as well as surface station data for a variety of measurements — including temperature, precipitation, climate indices and more!
In this educational activity, learners investigate the link between ocean temperatures and hurricane intensity, analyze instrumental and historical data, and explore possible future changes in hurricanes as the climate warms.