March 22, 2016

The Climate Resilience Toolkit's Water Resources Dashboard is a one-stop website for data and information on drought, flooding, precipitation, climate, and other water-related risks and opportunities.

September 1, 2009

The Pacific-North American teleconnection pattern influences regional weather by affecting the strength and location of the East Asian jet stream, and subsequently, the weather it delivers to North America.

Map showing global and local sea level change in shades of blue and brown
November 19, 2019

Sea level has risen 8-9 inches since 1880, and the rate is accelerating thanks to glacier and ice sheet melt. 

September 26, 2019

Minimum sea ice extent observed by satellites each September has decreased by 13.2 percent per decade since the late 1970s. The 13 lowest extents in the satellite era have all occurred in the last 13 years.

September 19, 2019

Temperatures measured on land and at sea for more than a century show that Earth's globally averaged surface temperature is rising.

August 30, 2009

The Arctic Oscillation (AO) refers to an atmospheric circulation pattern over the mid-to-high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. The most obvious reflection of the phase of this oscillation is the north-to-south location of the storm-steering, mid-latitude jet stream.