Instrumental measurements, proxy data, climate model projections

With this year's ongoing El Niño event, parts of East Africa may be ripe for a potential outbreak of Rift Valley Fever. See how government agencies are using climate data to help predict, and hopefully prevent, an outbreak of this deadly mosquito-borne virus that affects both people and valuable livestock.

In 2014, the most essential indicators of Earth's changing climate continued to reflect trends of a warming planet, with several setting new records.  Here are NOAA Climate.gov's highlights from the State of the Climate in 2014 report released online today by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In addition to its primary mission of observing space weather, the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite is carrying two instruments that are important to climate science: the NISTAR radiometer and the EPIC camera. 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Ocean scientists have designed a new aquatic robot that can go where they suspect some of the heat energy from global warming is hiding: in the abyss.

Pages