Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records

World / Science & Health Jul 11, 2019

Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records

Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system. A report released Wednesday by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration predicts ...

NOAA Fisheries biologists record singing by rare right whale

World / Science & Health Jun 20, 2019

NOAA Fisheries biologists record singing by rare right whale

Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have recorded singing by a rare right whale for the first time. Researchers used moored acoustic recorders to capture patterned calls made by male North Pacific right whales. Researchers detected four distinct songs over eight years at five ...

New U.S. satellite to boost weather forecasts sent into space

Business / Tech Mar 2, 2018

New U.S. satellite to boost weather forecasts sent into space

The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered for the launch, including TV crews from the Weather Channel and WeatherNation. GOES-S is the second satellite in an approximately $11 billion effort ...