Oceanic climate

It’s dry. Who is most likely to rain this weekend?

Friday was a beautiful summer day for most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. However, we’re still looking for rain, with about 75 percent of Minnesota currently experiencing drought conditions. Chance of rain on weekends Northwestern Minnesota could see a few showers and an isolated thunderstorm Friday night, with this chance …

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Memoirs of explorer Robert Ballard find wrecks and strange life forms in the darkest parts of the ocean

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Who doesn’t love a good story, especially one about amazing discoveries on the far reaches of Earth? Oceanographer, Navy veteran and explorer Robert D. Ballard wrote a memoir, “Into the Deep”, which recounts …

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Dry, Drier, Drier – The Durango Herald

First of all, let’s stop calling it a drought. A drought involves a temporary situation that will eventually subside as the weather changes. The term “desertification” comes closest to the description of the process underway in the southwest today. It is a type of land degradation in which fertile land …

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How underground microbes devour carbon emissions

To combat climate change, researchers are looking for ways to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it forever. Crazy ideas range from planting more trees (Earth’s natural carbon sponges) to industrial machine scrubbers. Today, organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye are increasingly present. Researchers …

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Climate change is making Athens hotter

The weather normals are out, and it’s no surprise that Athens is warming up. What’s surprising is the acceleration – how quickly the city and state are heating up. Every 10 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recalculates a new set of these normals for nation, state, and individual …

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Tropical Storm Bill forms off the east coast

Hundreds of miles off the coast of North Carolina, Tropical Storm Bill rose from a tropical depression late Monday evening, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane reported. Center. The weather system was to stay away from the coast and should be “short lived”. …

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What to expect this hurricane season

VERMONT (WFFF) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is forecasting an above normal hurricane season, which means we can expect more storms this year. Atlantic hurricane season is between June and November with its peak in New England between August and early October. Tropics Tracking: How Accurate Are …

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tracking books from ship to shore

A few years ago I wrote a delivered on Mahatma Gandhi’s work as a printer and publisher in South Africa from 1893 to 1914. The man who would become the great anti-colonial figure had arrived in Durban as a nervous young lawyer and was quickly drawn into the defense of …

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Spokane experiences severe drought from June

The Spokane drought worsened to severe levels to begin June and all of Washington is expected to be in drought by the end of August. SPOKANE, Washington – It has been a dry spring for Spokane and most of Washington. For the western United States, summer is the driest season …

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Study identifies main causes of change in ocean circulation

PICTURE: The variability of ocean currents is influenced by multiple factors. view After Credit: Prof Helen Johnson Researchers have identified key factors influencing a vital model of ocean currents. The southern Atlantic overturning circulation (AMOC) carries warm water from the tropics to the north. Many scientists believe that this heat …

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Design and construction groups urge Congress to support a stronger, safer built environment

Design and construction organizations are urging Congress to include funding in the infrastructure bill to improve the resilience of buildings.Photo © BigStockPhoto.com Design and construction organizations are calling on Congress to include funding in the infrastructure bill that would improve the resilience of buildings across the country. “Buildings are an …

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Climate change – CNA

BANGKOK: When Dr. Deo Florence Onda found himself more than 10,000 meters below the surface, in the third deepest trench on the planet, he was looking for mysteries hidden in the dark. The Emden Deep, which is part of the Philippine Trench, is one of Earth’s last frontiers, an unexplored …

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Server per day; meteorologist online | New

Joe Mancinik, 34, from DeLand, is known online by another name: “The bearded meteorologist. ” On his popular Facebook page, Mancinik digs into local weather conditions in an affable and straightforward manner. People have noticed it. He started less than a year ago and his page now has over 5,000 …

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NOAA Takes Portfolio Approach to Earth Observation Mission

SAN FRANCISCO – Led by the Biden Administration, the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) of the National Oceans and Atmosphere Administration takes a portfolio approach. “For us that means not only launching one satellite at a time and building that satellite really well, but seeing how all …

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SunLive – The Southern Oscillation Index … 1880-2021

Weather Eyewith John Maunder The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) is a standardized index based on the pressure differences observed at sea level between Tahiti and Darwin, Australia. SOI is a prominent measure of the large-scale fluctuations in atmospheric pressure that occur between the western and eastern tropical Pacific (i.e., the …

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Letter: difficult conversations | Letters

From last year’s record-breaking fire season to poor ocean conditions, hotter summers, and reduced snowpack, it’s evident that the climates of the Pacific Northwest and the coast are changing. Earlier this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s fisheries projected that climate change could cause the already low survival rates …

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Facebook fuels online climate disinformation, report says

Facebook Says Fighting Disinformation With Global Network of Independent Fact-Checking Partners, But Campaigners Say Containing Misleading Messages Is Not Enough Facebook is fueling climate misinformation around the world, allowing misleading claims and climate denial to circulate widely on its platform, according to a new report. The social media giant doesn’t …

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What is blue carbon? Definition and importance

“Blue carbon” refers to the large amounts of carbon dioxide that the Earth’s oceans absorb from the atmosphere. The name first appeared in the 1990s when scientists realized the importance of marine vegetation as important carbon sinks. In addition to forests, which store ‘green carbon’, coastal ecosystems such as mangroves, …

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Plastics and toxic chemicals kill fish – and poison us

Plastic, pesticides and other toxic substances are devastating fish and marine animals around the world, according to a report released Tuesday. the study, which has not been peer reviewed, was published by the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN), a global coalition of environmental organizations. It reviewed academic research conducted around …

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OSU professor appointed head of national climate science agency

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A professor at Oregon State University has been appointed by President Joe Biden to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a national agency specializing in weather and climate science. “I am deeply honored by this appointment,” said Rick Spinrad. “Throughout my years as a graduate …

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NOAA issues new climate standards for the United States

WABASH VALLEY (WTHI) – Climate and weather experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration just released the new 30-year climate standard. With nearly 15,000 weather stations reporting precipitation and more than 7,300 temperature stations in the United States, NOAA has released new climate normals for the United States. The …

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