Includes natural processes within the climate system: orbital patterns, solar radiation, oceans, atmosphere, water cycle, the natural greenhouse effect, carbon cycle, regional climates and differences between climate and weather.

April 8, 2020

In 2015, NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) invited grant proposals from sea ice and climate scientists looking to better understand and predict Arctic sea ice behavior, on timescales ranging from days to decades. This is our second story on some of the resulting research.

January 31, 2020

On Wednesday, February 5, climate  expert Dr. Gijs de Boer will answer questions in a Climate.gov tweet chat about ATOMIC scientific mission and his work on measuring the interactions between the clouds and ocean using an autonomous aircraft. 

November 14, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, NOAA sea level rise expert William Sweet answered questions in a Climate.gov tweet chat about sea level rise and U.S. high-tide flooding. 

Pattern in coral
January 23, 2014

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. From the surface of the sun to the bottom of the ocean, NOAA advances scientific understanding of Earth's environment, climate, and weather.

January 23, 2014

Differences in exposure to sunlight, cloud cover, atmospheric circulation patterns, and other factors influence whether and how much a location is warming or cooling.

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