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Special flight from Seattle to Arctic studies global warming
A mission to the Arctic is now underway aboard a sophisticated high tech weather plane to continue study of the melting of ice and the warming of the Arctic Ocean. On board are some of the nation's top scientists on climate change.
NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment
A global report released this week on changing carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, and land environment draws heavily from data and observations by NOAA research scientists and their partners.
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific
A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.
Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy and Hints About Climate
What can yesterday's weather tell us about how the climate is changing today? That's what an army of volunteers looking at old ships' logs is trying to answer through the Old Weather project. PMEL is a partner is the Arctic data recovery discussed in this interview. See PMEL's Arctic ReDiscovery website for a discussion of the project featured in this news article.
Scientists probe poorly understood linkage between melting Arctic and extreme weather
A new review article, released yesterday in Nature Geoscience, offers one additional theory about the link between the Arctic and extreme weather in midlatitudes