The provision and use of weather, water, ice and climate information plays a key role in ensuring that polar activities are conducted as safely as possible and can contribute to a reduction of the environmental footprint of human activities.
Improving situational awareness and crisis response are key priorities in reducing potential risks associated with sea ice and environmental-related hazards in the Arctic.
The new research in Nature Geoscience suggests that global budget estimates of ozone-depleting substances as well as other trace gases like methane could be improved by accounting for the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation’s influence.
Today, scientists using multiple human-piloted and autonomous vehicles, buoys, radar, and computer modeling embarked on a six-week scientific campaign off the island of Barbados to investigate how the ocean, atmosphere, and shallow clouds work together to create the weather and climate we live in.
The new report includes strategies, methods, and case studies of cities that have used economic data and methods to advance climate adaptation programs.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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