NOAA is a scientific agency with almost 12,000 personnel globally. With this kind of scope, they have the manpower and the means to make some stunning discoveries.
Chemical weathering is one of the forces that shapes our landscapes. Man-made structures are affected, too, Find out how...
Real Green solutions come from deep thinking about the causes of problems we created over centuries. Natural crises have deep roots in human actions.
For eons agriculturalists have been fighting what they call "bacterial speck" on tomatoes and other crop plants, without anyone realizing that the same bacteria is at the heart of rain and snow.
The ionosphere is a layer of the earth that is electrified; this permits the refraction and reflection of radio waves throughout the planet
A handy guide for identifying various types of clouds including information on what makes clouds look different, which are responsible for storms, and how some clouds can help in predicting weather.
Instead of irregularities in Earth's orbit, temperature changes are now caused by changes in atmospheric greenhouse gasses released by human activity, primarily the burning of fossil fuels.
In 2 years, we saw five disastrous hurricanes; Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence, and Michael. How might Climate Change Cause Hurricanes to Become More Common? Read more to find out.
Hurricane season officially lasts until late November. Though the last six weeks are not overly abundant with these storms, deadly hurricanes can still occur in October, November, and even December.
In some of the driest regions on earth people are using low-tech nets to harvest droplets from mist and fog. This technique can bring drinking water to some of the world's most arid places.
Hurricanes bring high winds and flooding. They also display more unusual natural phenomena many of us rarely see. I share 4 unusual natural phenomena I've witnessed during hurricanes.
Health risks that arise due to human activities can be as subtle as sub-clinical effects, and can lead to severe of impaired pulmonary function and physiological changes in the cardiovascular system.
The practice of cloud seeding (weather manipulation) for rain has spread throughout the world during the 50 years since its methods were first discovered. What does it look like now as an industry?
While just about everybody celebrates the arrival of the four seasons according to the calendar, there's a group of scientists who see the seasons differently. Read on.