The delivery of weather satellite imagery is reliable today, but will it stay that way in the future?
NOAA Seeks Emerging Technologies to Further Its Mission
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Emerging Technologies for Observations Workshop; College Park, Maryland, 22–23 August 2017
Interactive Online Maps Make Satellite Ocean Data Accessible
A new online resource from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides an interactive view of global satellite ocean color and true-color imagery.
Polar Satellite Launch Eases Concerns of Weather Data Gap
Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is the first in a series of planned polar-orbiting satellites to provide critical weather forecasting data. Two follow-on satellites, however, face uncertain funding.
White House Will Nominate AccuWeather’s Barry Myers to Lead NOAA
While some observers say Myers is a good fit, critics express concern about his lack of a science background and potential conflicts of interest.
Largest Flare of Past 9 Years Erupts from Sun
A massive flare and blast of charged particles toward Earth may disrupt satellites and communications and push auroras toward lower latitudes through tomorrow, according to space weather experts.
White House Announces Picks for NASA Chief and NOAA Deputy Head
If the administration’s selection of Rep. Jim Bridenstine to lead NASA is confirmed, the congressman would be the first politician to head the agency.
Proposed Federal Budget Heightens Hurricane Risk
The health, welfare, and livelihood of millions depend upon our elected officials’ continued and robust support for hurricane research.
Scientists Predict Active Hurricane Season
A combination of warm sea surface temperatures and a weak or absent El Niño may create conditions conducive to tropical storm formation.
NOAA Officials Stress Hurricane Danger and Storm Safety
Agency scientists on a Hurricane Awareness Tour showcase NOAA research capabilities and warn that although winds can cause severe damage, the biggest killers are storm surges and inland flooding.