Map depicting length of heat wave season
October 4, 2018

From heat waves to heavy rain, the National Climate Assessment's recently updated collection of indicators shows how climate is changing.

A smoky wildfire burning in Boise National Forest, Idaho.
September 6, 2018

Wildfires are burning larger and more intensely than before, emitting smoke that poses a health risk to people. FIREX will provide information about what chemicals smoke emits in order to keep people healthy. 

Sailboat drones
May 16, 2018

With long ranges and adaptive capabilites, saildrones provide researchers with a new tool in their toolbox for collecting data in remote and hard to reach parts of the ocean.

March 1, 2018

NOAA-funded researchers have developed a way to estimate hurricane strength using nothing but seismic data used to track earthquakes and volcanoes. The technique may help expand the pre-satellite record of tropical cyclone activity.