August 2, 2016

The author of the glacier chapter of the 2015 State of the Climate report and his daughter talk about how family connections brought them together scientifically, and how science keeps bringing their family together.

July 15, 2015

The annual State of the Climate reports involve more than 400 international authors from more than 50 countries. Two chapter authors reflect on what it means to play a part in such an ambitious report.

October 24, 2014

We're nine laps into the race to set a new global annual temperature record. NOAA climate scientist Deke Arndt talks about how this year's race might end--and why yearly rankings tell us less about the big picture of climate change than we might think.

July 15, 2014

As the assessment now known as the BAMS State of the Climate report pushes into its third decade, international participation is at an all-time high. From atmospheric chemists to tropical meteorologists, more than 420 authors from institutions in 57 countries contributed to this year’s report.

Western Drought - US Drought Monitor
February 2, 2017

Just a few days ago, on January 26th, 2017, we saw something in the U.S. climate that we hadn’t seen since March 2011.

January 4, 2017

In this edition of Beyond the Data, we’ll look back at 2016 and identify some of the most meaningful climate and weather events from the year.

November 18, 2016

Drought has broken out across the southeast and southern plains this summer and fall. What got us to this situation, and how do we deal drought, which is unlike many of our weather hazards?

October 19, 2016

Unlike the United States' extreme temperature places, which are dominated by where you sit on a map, the extreme precipitation places tend to be dominated by what features are near you. We'll explore the driest and wettest places in the United States.

Key West, FL. Southern point marker (Photo)
October 6, 2016

Sometimes, on a long journey, it’s good to revisit the basics. That’s the theme for this edition of Beyond the Data. We’re going old school, looking at some good old climatology adages and truisms, through the lens of a sturdy, reliable warhorse of a dataset.

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