Topic: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The VORTEX-2 tornado research project completed last week aims to increase warning times and reduce false alarms.
06/22/2010 07:01 pm
Ocean conveyor belt theory, which posits that warm surface water flows poleward from the tropics and cools, where it then sinks and flows back to the equator, is incorporating some surprising twists and turns.
06/21/2010 05:04 pm
In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 06/21
Scientists have found evidence of at least two undersea plumes from the Gulf oil spill. The plumes appear to be diluted, but still a threat to the foundations of the Gulf food chain.
06/18/2010 02:52 pm
Gulf gas: The BP oil spill has increased the amount of methane gas in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, with the potential of creating 'dead zones' for fish and other aquatic wildlife.
06/18/2010 09:58 am
Sperm whale has been found near the oil spill. Authorities don't know if exposure to oil caused the death.
06/17/2010 07:41 pm
NOAA and the FDA are teaming up to devise better guidelines for when federal waters should be closed because of the oil spill, and how Gulf seafood should be inspected.
06/15/2010 08:38 pm
Two key factors that lead to flash flooding are the intensity of the rainfall and its duration.
06/11/2010 04:47 pm
Polls show public disapproval over the Obama administration's handling of the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
06/10/2010 10:13 am
Solar storms on their way. Natl Academy of Sciences: "Major solar storm could cause twenty times more economic damage than Hurricane Katrina..."
06/09/2010 07:24 pm