To climb out of the bottom 20% bracket for 5-year precipitation totals, precipitation in the upcoming water year must be 135-160% of normal in northern California, 160% of normal in the Southeast, and 198% of normal in the San Joaquin Valley.

Lake Erie’s annual summer bloom is underway, and it's shaping up to be one of the most severe in the past decade.

Plants on land have helped slow global warming by capturing nearly a quarter of the carbon dioxide that human activities release in an average year. But where is it all going?

Pseudo-nitzschia cells under a microscope

From Alaska's Aleutian Islands to southern California, impacts since May have ranged from record-high concentrations of neurotoxins, to shellfish harvesting bans, to reports of sick and dead ocean life. 

A post for map geeks. How to turn an animation of a year's worth of daily rain maps into a single picture.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 is an open-source suite of tools and resources tailored to farmers and ranchers in the southeastern United States.