Observing & Predicting
- March 30, 2010
As the sun sinks below the horizon at the South Pole, NOAA researchers stationed at the bottom of the world settle in for six months of darkness. Throughout the Antarctic winter, the researchers will collect air samples to help maintain long-term records of trace gases, aerosols, and solar radiation.
- March 17, 2010
Across the contiguous United States, more than a third of the land has an above-average risk of flooding this spring, according to an announcement issued on March 15 by NOAA’s National Weather Service.
- March 3, 2010
Despite efforts to reduce emissions of a HFC-23, a potent greenhouse gas, research shows that concentrations of the compound have increased in recent years.