Observing & Predicting

While many of us were wrapped up in March Madness this spring, Alaska residents and people across the globe participated in a different kind of competition.

Monday, February 1, 2010

  • NOAA researchers have built a "time machine" for weather that provides detailed snapshots of the global atmosphere from 1891 to 2008. The system's ability to "hindcast" past weather events is emerging as a powerful new tool for detecting and quantifying climate change.