September 3, 2015

While the Atlantic hurricane season has been generally below-average, that doesn't mean it can't have a rare event.

September 3, 2015

An over-active hurricane season in the central/eastern Pacific Ocean went into overdrive as three major hurricanes occurred at the same time.

July 28, 2015

Dangerous flooding amidst a record drought? Just call it another week in California.

June 17, 2015

The eastern Pacific hurricane season has gotten off to a quick start. How quick? Read on to find out.

April 7, 2015

With spring's arrival comes thoughts of severe weather and tornadoes. Except this year, tornadoes in March were well below normal, with little happening until the last week of the month. 

This 3-activity sequence addresses the question: "To what extent should coastal communities build or rebuild?" The activity uses social science and geoscience data to prepare an evidence-based response to the question, in targeted US coastal communities.

This activity examines the impacts of hurricanes and storm surges on coastal communities.

In this activity, students use maps and data to learn about where and how hurricanes form and possible correlations with climate change affecting their strength.

In this activity, students examine the effects of hurricanes on sea surface temperature using NASA data. They examine authentic sea surface temperature data to explore how hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean surface.