State of the Climate 2017
August 1, 2018

See highlights from the 2017 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical, the American Meteorological Society's State of the Climate report. 

Sailboat drones
May 16, 2018

With long ranges and adaptive capabilites, saildrones provide researchers with a new tool in their toolbox for collecting data in remote and hard to reach parts of the ocean.

2016 State of the Climate: Highlights
August 10, 2017

See the highlights from the 2016 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical.

July 12, 2014

The globally averaged sea surface temperature in 2013 was among the 10 highest on record, with the North Pacific reaching an historic high temperature. ENSO-neutral conditions and a negative Pacific Decadal Oscillation pattern had the largest impacts on global sea surface temperature in 2013.

August 25, 2016

Understanding the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) as multiple layers of ice cream.  And how is it related to the El Niño-Southern Oscillation?  

June 2009 SST anomalies
September 19, 2014

As of late August 2014, tropical atmospheric temperatures appear to be responding more strongly to the ocean than they typically do at this early stage of El Niño development.