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NASA selects proposals to demonstrate smallSat technologies to study interplanetary space  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict... more
Medical News Today: Why have my toes turned red?  MNT · 2 days
The toes can turn red because of cold weather, injuries, infections, or other health issues. Learn more about the causes and treatments here. more
July 2019 hottest month on record for planet: NOAA  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, while satellite data showed polar ice shrank to its lowest levels. more
Data assimilation method offers improved hurricane forecasting  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Operational models for severe weather forecasting predicted Hurricane Harvey would become a Category 1 hurricane in 2017, according to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Instead, it became a massive Category 4 just before... more
Data assimilation method offers improved hurricane forecasting  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Operational models for severe weather forecasting predicted Hurricane Harvey would become a Category 1 hurricane in 2017. Instead, it became a massive Category 4 just before it made landfall, tying Hurricane Katrina for the... more
Wet winter doesn't end climate change risk to Colorado River  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Snow swamped mountains across the U.S. West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire... more
A novel forecasting tool helps experts prepare for extreme weather  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
There is mounting evidence that climate change is increasing the risk and severity of extreme weather events around the world. As floods, heatwaves, droughts and storms become fiercer... more
NASA-NOAA satellite views massive Tropical Storm Krosa  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Tropical Storm Krosa is a large tropical cyclone. When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, it captured a visible image of the massive storm. more
Arctic sea-ice loss has 'minimal influence' on severe cold winter weather  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change has only a 'minimal influence' on severe cold winter weather across Asia and North America, new... more
Arctic sea-ice loss has 'minimal influence' on severe cold winter weather, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change has only a "minimal influence" on severe cold winter weather across Asia... more
Making sense of remote sensing data  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Remote sensor technologies like cameras, GPS trackers, and weather stations have revolutionized biological data collection in the field. Now researchers can capture continuous datasets in difficult terrain, at a scale unimaginable before these technologies became available.... more
Analysis of wildfire smoke will help calibrate climate models  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Thunderstorms generated by a group of giant wildfires in 2017 injected a small volcano's worth of aerosol into the stratosphere, creating a smoke plume that lasted for almost nine months.... more
El Nino fades so forecasters expect busier hurricane season  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Government meteorologists say this year's hurricane season may be busier than initially expected now that summer's weak El Nino has faded away. more
Typhoon Krosa follows leader Supertyphoon Lekima  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this image using NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Worldview application on Aug. 08, 2019 and it shows Supertyphoon Lekima heading towards the coast of China as Typhoon Krosa... more
Climate-driven extreme weather threatens old bridges with collapse  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The recent collapse of a bridge in Grinton, North Yorkshire, raises lots of questions about how prepared we are for these sorts of risks. The bridge, which was due to be on... more
More intense non-tropical storms causing increased rainfall in U.S. southeast  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In the Southeastern United States, the increasing amount of rain during hurricane season is coming not from hurricanes but from non-tropical storms created by weather fronts, new research... more
NOAA seeks to “kick the tires” on new instruments, mission concepts  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to conduct technology demonstrations and pathfinder projects... more
Tropical Storm Krosa gets a comma shape  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tropical Storm Krosa continued on its journey northward in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean when NOAA's NOAA-20 polar orbiting satellite passed overhead and captured a visible image of the strengthening storm in a classic tropical... more
Hotter, wetter, dryer: Uptick in extreme weather, temps  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have analyzed seasonal changes in water and energy balances over the Appalachian region. They forecast up to a 10-degree jump in average temperature, increased evaporation along mountain ridges, more frequent droughts... more
Animal friendships change with the weather in African savanna  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Dry weather drives some herbivores apart, but rain and wildebeests can bring them back together more
Is it safe to use an electric fan for cooling?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The safety and effectiveness of electric fans in heatwaves depend on the climate and basing public health advice on common weather metrics could be misleading, according to a... more
Number of US fish stocks at sustainable levels remains near record high  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released the Status of U.S. Fisheries Annual Report to Congress, which details the status of 479... more
NOAA finds Tropical Storm Erick's center with help of two NASA satellites  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed Tropical Storm Erick is being battered by wind shear, and that its strongest storms were south of... more
Machine learning helps predict if storms will cause power outages  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Summer thunderstorms that knock out power grids are common around the world. Computer scientists and meteorologists applied machine learning to predict how damaging each particular storm will be. more
GOES-17 instrument problem blamed on blocked heat pipe  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
A report released Aug. 1 concluded that a problem with an instrument on the GOES-17 weather satellite is likely caused... more
Satellite shows Tropical Storm Flossie holding up  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Satellite imagery showed that Tropical Storm Flossie's structure didn't change much overnight from July 31 to August 1. NOAA's GOES-West satellite provided a view of the storm early on Aug. 1. more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees Erick still hanging as a hurricane  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hurricane Erick continued hold onto its status as it moved west through the Central Pacific. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and found two small areas of very strong thunderstorms,... more
UN chief: Data shows July equaled or surpassed hottest month  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the latest data from the World Meteorological Organization shows that the month of July "at least equaled if not surpassed the hottest month in... more
ESA evaluates data from Iceye, Planet and Spire Global  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The European Space Agency announced plans July 29 to evaluate data from Iceye’s radar satellite constellation, Planet’s electro... more
Cotton fabric modified to emit lemony citronella aroma upon contact with sweat  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Hot summer weather, stressful situations and intense workouts can produce unpleasant sweaty odors. But what if clothing could cover up these embarrassing smells with... more
Diversity of the Madden-Julian Oscillation  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) is the dominant mode of atmospheric intraseasonal variability and the cornerstone for subseasonal prediction of extreme weather events. Climate modeling and prediction of MJO remain a big challenge, partially due to lack of understanding the... more
Animal friendships 'change with the weather' in the Masai Mara  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
When it comes to choosing which other species to hang out with, wild animals quite literally change their minds with the weather, a new study reveals. The findings... more
Fragrance-releasing fabric could help neutralize sweaty gym clothes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Hot summer weather, stressful situations and intense workouts can produce unpleasant sweaty odors. But what if clothing could cover up these embarrassing smells with a burst of fragrance? Now, researchers have modified... more
Animal friendships 'change with the weather' in the Masai Mara  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When it comes to choosing which other species to hang out with, wild animals quite literally change their minds with the weather, a new University of Liverpool study... more
Fragrance-releasing fabric could help neutralize sweaty gym clothes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hot summer weather, stressful situations and intense workouts can produce unpleasant sweaty odors. But what if clothing could cover up these embarrassing smells with a burst of fragrance? Now, researchers have modified... more
Siberian smoke heading toward U.S. and Canada  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Fires in the Siberian area of Russia are usually quite severe by this time of year and 2019 is no exception. This NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP image taken on July 30, 2019 shows dozens to... more
New discovery holds promise for reducing climate change threats  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at Tuskegee University have modified and discovered new bio-based natural materials that could eliminate the harmful buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. They believe the use of naturally... more
Scientists say 10 warmest UK years have all been since 2002  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Britain's weather service says the country's 10 hottest years since the 19th century have all occurred since 2002, as climate change makes the U.K. warmer and... more
Technological developments in radiation detectors enhance global nuclear security  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Nuclear power plants can withstand most inclement weather and do not emit harmful greenhouse gases. However, trafficking of the nuclear materials to furnish them with fuel remains a serious issue... more
Researchers identify prime compound candidates for new room temperature semiconductor radiation detectors  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Nuclear power plants can withstand most inclement weather and do not emit harmful greenhouse gases. However, trafficking of the nuclear materials to furnish them... more
Belligerent beetles show that fighting for mates could help animals survive habitat loss  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are... more
Small, nimble CSU satellite has surpassed a year in space  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
After meeting all its benchmarks for demonstrating small-satellite weather forecasting capabilities during its first 90 days, a Colorado State University experimental satellite is operating after more than one... more
Europe heatwave relents as travel chaos causes new pain  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A heatwave that smashed temperature records in northern Europe finally relented Friday but thousands of holidaymakers were snared in travel chaos that followed the hot weather. more
Grasshoppers on the go make migratory stop in Vegas area  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A migration of mild-mannered grasshoppers sweeping through the Las Vegas area is being attributed to wet weather several months ago. more
An update on the ongoing coral disease outbreak in Florida  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Florida's coral reefs are experiencing a multi-year outbreak of stony coral tissue loss disease. Here is a description of the problem, what NOAA and partners are doing in... more
Heatwave: The human body is already close to thermal limits elsewhere  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
I am a scientist who researches climate hazards. This week I have published research on the potential for a catastrophic cyclone-heatwave combo in the global south.... more
Using weather radar to monitor insects  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists are developing a pioneering technique that allows them to monitor insects in the air using weather radars, as part of a research project called BioDAR. more
GOP senators wanted to stop climate change training for weathercasters. It backfired  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the long and fraught battle to persuade Americans that the Earth's climate is changing, scientists increasingly have relied on a stalwart ally—television weather... more
Suomi NPP satellite sees Tropical Depression Dalila fading  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of weakening Tropical Depression Dalila in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. more
Rising CO2 levels could boost wheat yield but slightly reduce nutritional quality  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are rising, which experts predict could produce more droughts and hotter temperatures. Although these weather changes would negatively... more
New Species of Pocket Shark Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A research team led by NOAA marine biologists has described a new species of pocket shark from the Gulf of Mexico. The newly-discovered shark... more
Rising CO2 levels could boost wheat yield but slightly reduce nutritional quality  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are rising, which experts predict could produce more droughts and hotter temperatures. Although these weather changes would negatively... more
Researchers identify hidden weather hazard that could put millions of people at risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
NEW research, led by Loughborough University academics, has found that tropical cyclones followed by deadly heat is an emerging weather threat that... more
Arizona city watches, worries as mountain area burns  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Anxious residents packed up prized possessions Tuesday as hundreds of firefighters worked to keep a wildfire in a forested Arizona city away from homes and hoped the weather might bring some relief. more
Space-enabled app for pilots takes to the skies  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An app that integrates navigational data and weather conditions to improve flight safety for pilots has been launched. Its inventors hope to have a full commercial version on sale by the end... more
Space-enabled app for pilots takes to the skies  ESA · 4 weeks
An app that integrates navigational data and weather conditions to improve flight safety for pilots has been launched. Its inventors... more
India monsoons below 'normal' baseline amid water crisis  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
India's weather agency said Monday it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations. more
Tracking smoke from fires to improve air quality forecasting  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory took to the skies on Monday to kick off a two-month investigation into the life cycles of smoke from fires in the United States. The goal... more
New research identifies deadly hidden weather hazard that has the potential to affect millions of people  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New research, led by Loughborough University academics, has found that tropical cyclones followed by deadly heat... more
US braces for second day of scorching weekend temperatures  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Americans braced for a second—and equally scorching—day of dangerously hot weather Sunday, with daytime temperatures forecast to approach 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) across a number of major US... more
US bracing for extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The United States is bracing for a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington expecting temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38... more
Physicist studying how extreme weather in space affects satellites  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A physicist at The University of Texas at Arlington is developing a new scale to measure weather storms in space that could lead to a better understanding of how those... more
Tips to stay cool and healthy in the heat  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Hot weather is here. That means it's the perfect time to go for a swim or relax in the shade. But before lathering on the sunscreen and heading outdoors, it's... more
Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A predictive model combining information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and how much to irrigate. This could save 40 percent... more
France revises June temperature record up to 46 degrees  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An area in southern France in June recorded the country's first ever 46 degree temperature, the French state weather service said on Friday, revising up the country's all-time record reached... more
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