Sylvia Earle and Sam Low win Cronkite Award as Mission Blue film debuts on Martha’s Vineyard

Sylvia Earle and Sam Low win Cronkite Award as Mission Blue film debuts onMartha’s Vineyardby Martha ShawEdgartown, MA (August 7) – What do Walter Cronkite, Sylvia Earle and Sam Lowall have in common? They have mastered the might of media on behalf of thesea.The 2014 Walter Cronkite Award was bestowed …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Close-up of coral bleaching event

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Close-up of coral bleaching event Posted: 03 Jun 2014 10:58 AM PDT Ecologists have shed light on exactly what happens to coral during periods of excessively high water temperatures. Their study documents a coral bleaching event in the Caribbean in minute detail and sheds light on …

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’ By Joe Romm on August 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm The Columbia Journalism Review has criticized the NY Times and other major media outlets for inadequate coverage of NOAA’s annual State of the Climate report. In its critique, CJR points …

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23 Contact Maureen O’Leary, [email protected], 301-713-0622 May 21, 2013 NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Md. FEMA will participate in the …

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23 Contact Maureen O’Leary, [email protected], 301-713-0622 May 16, 2013 NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Md. FEMA will participate in the …

NOAA releases final report of Sandy service assessment

NOAA releases final report of Sandy service assessment Contact Susan Buchanan, [email protected], 301-713-0622 May 15, 2013 After a thoughtful and deliberate review, today NOAA released a report on the National Weather Service’s performance during hurricane/post tropical cyclone Sandy. The report, Hurricane/Post Tropical Cyclone Sandy Service Assessment, reaffirms that the National Weather Service …

NOAA releases final report of Sandy service assessment

NOAA releases final report of Sandy service assessment Contact Susan Buchanan, [email protected], 301-713-0622 May 15, 2013 After a thoughtful and deliberate review, today NOAA released a report on the National Weather Service’s performance during hurricane/post tropical cyclone Sandy. The report, Hurricane/Post Tropical Cyclone Sandy Service Assessment, reaffirms that the National Weather Service …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Carbon dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 parts per million

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Carbon dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 parts per million Sacred lotus genome sequence enlightens scientists Revealing hidden fungal species using DNA: The importance of recognizing cryptic diversity Earliest archaeological evidence of human ancestors hunting and scavenging Kestrels, other urban birds …

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

NOAA assumes full operational responsibilities of environmental satellite

NOAA assumes full operational responsibilities of environmental satellite Contact John Leslie, [email protected], 301-713-0214 March 4, 2013 A recent major milestone to develop the next-generation of polar-orbiting satellites was reached when operational control of America’s newest environmental satellite was transitioned to NOAA. These satellites are critical to providing advanced warning for severe …