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NASA-NOAA satellite finds overshooting tops, gravity waves in Tropical Storm Nestor  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided night-time and infrared views of developing Tropical Storm Nestor in the Gulf of Mexico and found over-shooting cloud tops and gravity... more
NASA-NOAA satellite observes development of Tropical Storm Octave  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided infrared data that showed the development of Tropical Storm Octave in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Neoguri consolidating  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with a visible image of Tropical Storm Neoguri that showed it had become more organized over the previous 24 hours. more
Scorching Hot Take: September Was North America's Warmest Ever  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
September tied the record for the warmest average global temperatures during that month, according to a new NOAA report. more
Weather Service winter forecast: Warm but ever changing  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Government forecasters say this winter will probably have big swings in weather. more
Stormy cluster weather could unleash black hole power and explain lack of cosmic cooling  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
'Weather' in clusters of galaxies may explain a longstanding puzzle. Scientists have now used sophisticated simulations to show how powerful... more
Nature-based solutions should be first line of defense against weather- and climate-related natural hazards  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Solutions found in nature should be our first line of defence against the increasing number of climate change-related natural disasters,... more
Deep water sites off the US northeast coast are suitable for offshore blue mussel farms  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Offshore mussel farm sites need to have the right temperature, food availability, and the right currents. According to... more
NASA-NOAA satellite catches last burst before demise of Tropical Depression 17E  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Mexico and found two small areas of very strong thunderstorms near two different coastlines. One area was in Potential Tropical... more
Last year's extreme snowfall wiped out breeding of Arctic animals and plants  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In 2018, vast amounts of snow were spread across most of the Arctic region and did not melt fully until late summer, if at... more
Last year's extreme snowfall wiped out breeding of Arctic animals and plants  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In 2018, vast amounts of snow were spread across most of the Arctic region and did not melt fully until late summer, if at... more
Australia could see fewer cyclones, but more heat and fire risk in coming months  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Northern Australia is likely to see fewer cyclones than usual this season, but hot, dry weather will increase the risk... more
Suomi NPP satellite finds a weaker typhoon Hagibis nearing Japan  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
On Oct. 10, Hagibis was a super typhoon, but overnight, the storm weakened to typhoon status. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the large storm... more
NRL launches space weather instrument on NASA satellite  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) instrument aboard NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite will deliver unprecedented information to help scientists investigate how both terrestrial and solar weather impact the ionosphere, the... more
Florida mangroves reveal complex relationship between climate and natural systems  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Mangroves are tropical, salt-tolerant trees that grow in the intertidal zone of coastal waters. They don't tolerate cold weather, particularly extreme freezes, during which they die and get... more
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite needed 3 orbits to see all of Super Typhoon Hagibis  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a composite visible image of the very large Super Typhoon Hagibis in the... more
GPS helping provide more precise precipitation predictions  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists are using GPS signals to measure air moisture for better weather forecasting. The method is now being incorporated into the Bureau of Meteorology's weather forecast models following successful tests over Australia, off the... more
California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an unprecedented number of households in the face of hot, windy... more
Report: San Diego has unique edge to tackle climate change  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Earth's coastal and polar areas are on thin ice, a new climate report warns, but San Diego may be in a better place than others to weather... more
California turns off power to millions to prevent wildires  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Rolling blackouts affecting up to 800,000 customers began Wednesday in parts of California as a utility company switched off power because of hot, windy weather that raises the risk of... more
Japan super typhoon at weekend could hit Rugby World Cup, Grand Prix  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A super typhoon among the most powerful in decades was set to hit Japan this holiday weekend, weather officials warned Wednesday, and could severely... more
Extraordinarily warm temperatures above Antarctica cause hot and dry extremes in Australia, researchers warn  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Changes in springtime winds high above the South Pole are set to trigger higher than usual temperatures and fire-prone weather... more
How plants react to fungi  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Plants are under constant pressure from fungi and other microorganisms. The air is full of fungal spores, which attach themselves to plant leaves and germinate, especially in warm and humid weather. Some fungi remain on the surface of... more
The last mammoths died on a remote island  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Isolation, extreme weather, and the possible arrival of humans may have killed off the holocene herbivores just 4,000 years ago. more
The last mammoths died on a remote island  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The last woolly mammoths lived on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean; they died out 4,000 years ago within a very short time. An international research team from the Universities of Helsinki... more
Global bank urges cities to invest in new infrastructure to adapt to climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The impacts of climate change on weather, sea levels, food and water supplies should be seen as an investment opportunity... more
Climate change pushes Italy beekeepers to the brink  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Unusual weather driven by climate change is wreaking havoc on bee populations, including in northern Italy where the pollinating insects crucial to food production are struggling to survive. more
Black year for European beekeepers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
This year has been a black one for many European beekeepers, particularly in France and Italy, where unpredictable weather has produced what are being termed the worst honey harvests ever. more
Team uses deep learning to monitor the sun's ultraviolet emission  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) team has shown that by using deep learning, it is possible to virtually monitor the Sun's extreme ultraviolet (EUV) irradiance, which is... more
A deep learning virtual instrument for monitoring extreme UV solar spectral irradiance  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Measurements of the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) solar spectral irradiance (SSI) are essential for understanding drivers of space weather effects, such as radio blackouts, and... more
NASA satellite shows Typhoon Mitag's large reach over East China Sea  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The bulk of Typhoon Mitag's clouds and precipitation has been pushed north of its center, extending its reach over the East China Sea. Mitag was centered... more
NASA satellite sees a large Hurricane Lorenzo headed toward Azores  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hurricane Lorenzo was heading toward the Azores Islands when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm. Satellite imagery revealed the large extent of... more
Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events 'could be lethal'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Faced with extreme weather events and unprecedented environmental change, animals and plants are scrambling to catch up -- with mixed results. A... more
Software fix planned to restore DSCOVR  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
A space weather and Earth observation satellite that has been offline for more than three months could be restored to normal operations with new... more
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP analyzes record-setting hurricane Lorenzo  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Over the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29, Hurricane Lorenzo attained Category 5 strength briefly, becoming the strongest hurricane on record in the eastern-most Atlantic Ocean. Lorenzo has also attained and contributed to some... more
Brave new world: Simple changes in intensity of weather events 'could be lethal'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hurricane Dorian is the latest example of a frightening trend. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, more severe and more widespread... more
Urban beaches are environmental hotspots for antibiotic resistance after rainfall  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research provide clear links between storm-water discharge, which sometimes includes wet-weather sewer overflow (WWSO) events, and the presence of AbR in microorganisms living in urban beach habitats. more
Expanding the scale of dangerous weather prediction  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A statistical model that better characterizes the changing nature of extreme weather over larger areas could help climate experts plan for weather-related disasters. more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees Tropical Depression 19W organizing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with a view of Tropical Depression 19W's structure that helped confirm it is now a... more
Study gets to root of rice's resilience to floods  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Climate change is increasing both the severity and frequency of extreme weather events, including floods. That's a problem for many farmers, since rice is the only major food crop that's... more
Southern drought deepens; 11 million affected  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Weeks of dry, hot weather have plunged the Deep South further into a drought that's affecting more than 11 million people and threatening crops across the region, a new assessment showed Thursday. more
Lorenzo now a more organized and powerful hurricane on NASA satellite imagery  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a full visible image of a strengthening Hurricane Lorenzo in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean. On Sept. 26, Lorenzo... more
Spire raises $40 million for analytics products and Asia-Pacific market  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Spire, which operates a constellation of satellites that provide weather, tracking and other data, has raised... more
Woman's Rare Blood Disease Triggered by Cold Weather  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A woman broke out in a blotchy purple rash when her red blood cells clumped together. more
Spire raises funding for analytics products and Asia-Pacific market  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Spire, which operates a constellation of satellites that provide weather, tracking and other data, has raised a new... more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees Hurricane Lorenzo strengthening  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dropping cloud top temperatures from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite indicated Hurricane Lorenzo was getting stronger in the North Atlantic Ocean. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Jerry now a post-tropical storm  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Jerry and provided forecasters with a view of its structure that helped confirm it is now post-tropical. more
China continues intense activity with environment, navigation satellite launches  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
China launched a new meteorological satellite from Jiuquan late Sept. 24, adding to a series of recent government... more
New standard of reference for assessing solar forecast proposed  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Being able to accurately forecast how much solar energy reaches the surface of the Earth is key to guiding decisions for running solar power plants and new work looks to... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Cyclone Hikaa at Oman's coast  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Arabian Sea in the Northern Indian Ocean and provided forecasters with a view of Cyclone Hikaa's structure. Hikaa is at hurricane strength along Oman's coast. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds wind shear taking a toll on tropical storm Jerry  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Jerry continued to weaken as warnings were in effect for Bermuda on Sept. 24.  Jerry appeared less organized on visible imagery from... more
NASA sees Karen regain tropical storm status  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Caribbean Sea and used infrared light to obtain temperature information about Karen's cloud tops. Data showed powerful thunderstorms re-developed in around the storm's center as it strengthened... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Lorenzo organizing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Lorenzo continued to strengthen and appeared more organized on visible imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite. more
Earth, wind, flora sway Trinidad sulfur levels  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
As scientists observe the force of nature through a satellite weather tracker, they only see the day's events. To observe the long-term atmospheric influence, University of Cincinnati geologists are taking research a step further... more
Numbers limit how accurately digital computers model chaos  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Digital computers use numbers based on flawed representations of real numbers, which may lead to inaccuracies when simulating the motion of molecules, weather systems and fluids, find scientists. more
NASA satellite imagery shows wind shear affecting Tropical Storm Jerry  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Forecasters use a variety of satellite imagery to understand what's happening in a storm, and sometimes just a visible picture can tell a lot. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite... more
NASA satellite identified a less-organized Caribbean Tropical Storm Karen  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Satellite imagery can be used to peer inside a storm as well as assess the storm's outside shape to give forecasters understanding of what's happening to it. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP... more
NASA catches Tropical Storm Lorena's landfall approach  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
As Tropical Storm Lorena was nearing landfall in northwestern Mexico, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm. By Monday, Sept. 23, Lorena's remnants were affecting the southern U.S. and... more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees a tight circulation in Tropical Storm Kiko  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite imagery revealed that Tropical Storm Kiko had a tight circulation center. more
Hurricane Jerry gets its temperature taken by NASA-NOAA satellite  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the North Atlantic Ocean and used infrared light to obtain temperature information about Hurricane Jerry's cold cloud tops. more
Weathering Antarctic storms: Weather balloon data boost forecasting skill  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Observational data from radiosondes deployed in Antarctica improve the forecasting accuracy for severe Antarctic cyclones, according to a Japanese research team led by the Kitami Institute of Technology, Hokkaido, Japan. more
Finding answers and spreading messages of caution and hope on climate  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Lamont Associate Research Professor and climatologist Radley Horton is determined. His work—investigating extreme weather events, discerning the limitations of climate models, predicting the current and future... more
NOAA weather satellite transferred to U.S. Air Force  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
A retired NOAA geostationary weather satellite is being handed over to the U.S. Air Force to fill in a gap... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Mario more out of shape  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite imagery revealed Tropical Storm Mario appeared to be losing its rounded shape in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. more
Evolutionary flexibility in flooding response circuitry in angiosperms  Science Magazine · 1 month
Flooding due to extreme weather threatens crops and ecosystems. To understand variation in gene regulatory networks activated by submergence, we conducted a high-resolution analysis of chromatin accessibility and gene expression at three... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Kiko staying in shape  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed Tropical Storm Kiko maintained its shape and strength after weakening from hurricane-force. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Lorena's strong storms lashing Mexico  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found Tropical Storm Lorena lashing the western coast of Mexico. more
Biologists untangle growth and defense in maize, define key antibiotic pathways  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
In order to meet the demands of growing human populations, agricultural production must double within the next 30 years. Yet the health of today's crops and... more
Lorena makes landfall in southwest Mexico as Category 1 force hurricane  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Hurricane Lorena made landfall on the southwest coast of Mexico Thursday morning as a Category 1 force storm, buffeting the region with strong winds, torrential rain... more
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