A weak La Niña is expected to further dry out southwestern and Gulf Coast states.
The model, released by the National Weather Service, will provide neighborhood-level flood forecasting.
The recently established Ocean Exploration Advisory Board also urged the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to increase its role in federal coordination of exploration.
Center for Satellite Applications and Research Joint Polar Satellite System Annual Science Team Meeting; College Park, Maryland, 24–28 August 2015
Scientists painstakingly compared a shipwreck spotted in 2009 to a 1904 schematic of a long-lost tugboat. A naval gun on the wreck proved to be the "smoking gun" identifying the vanished ship.
The Obama administration's budget request includes funding for an initiative to vastly boost the number of water-monitoring sites used to forecast floods, droughts, and other hydrological impacts.
For years, scientists have proposed upgrading the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's solar storm forecasts to account for their tilt as they streak toward Earth. But does it help?
The new spending bill that Congress passed today provides an increase in funding for NASA, USGS, NOAA, and more.
The annual assessment focuses on changes to sea ice, snow cover, temperature, and other indicators. Scientists say that changes in the Arctic also affect climate globally.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its winter weather outlook, which predicts a warm and wet winter in California but not enough rain to eliminate the state's pernicious drought.