In a research paper published online Saturday in the Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, a publication of the American Geological Union (AGU), scientists reported the southern Baffin Bay off...

NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary opened its new Ocean Climate Center today at its headquarters in San Francisco. The Ocean Climate Center will serve as an ocean and climate...

NOAA today listed the southern distinct population segment (DPS) of the spotted seal as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, strictly regulating importation of the animal or its parts...

The Arctic region, also called the "planet’s refrigerator," continues to heat up, affecting local populations and ecosystems as well as weather patterns in the most populated parts of the Northern...

The Pacific Northwest should brace for a colder and wetter than average winter, while most of the South and Southeast will be warmer and drier than average through February 2011, according to the...

Arctic sea ice reaches its third lowest minimum extent on record.

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco today announced a $27.6 million American Reinvestment and Recovery Act investment to build a new state-of-the-art supercomputer center in Fairmont, W. Va....

The contiguous United States had its 14th warmest September on record, according to the latest NOAA State of the Climate report issued Oct. 7. Average temperatures for September were 67.1 F, which...

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke today announced six new Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) awards totaling $23.6 million over five years to research institutions, from Honolulu,...

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