PMEL in the News
Network of buoys in Pacific Ocean to act as tsunami warning devices for NZ
The Government has announced a plan to deploy a network of buoys to work as a tsunami detection and monitoring system. DART is referenced.
Icebound: The climate-change secrets of 19th century ship's logs
An eccentric group of citizen-scientists called Old Weather has transcribed millions of observations from long-forgotten logbooks of ships, many from the great era of Arctic exploration. As the polar regions grow ever warmer, the volunteers have amassed a rich repository of climate data in a 21st century rescue mission. Kevin Wood is featured.
"The world from our childhood is no longer here": Report details drastic changes as Arctic warms
The Arctic is increasingly at risk as temperatures warm and sea ice melts away, NOAA warns in its annual report card on the state of this crucial ecosystem. At the end of a very dense, very lengthy report loaded with scores of scientific stats, the seemingly abstract science of climate change collides with the sobering humanity of its impacts, with the words: "The world from our childhood is no longer here." Jim Overland is featured.
Winter Weather Outlook Pt 2
What kind of weather should we be expecting this winter? That’s the million-dollar question we face every year, right? Nick Bond is interviewed on the Fruit Grower Report.
'Sneaky’ underwater robot spent 18 days recording sea creatures — and noisy humans, too
For 18 days, an underwater robot dived and surfaced and dived and surfaced — some 402 times in all — listening to the ocean’s depths as it traveled hundreds of miles along the continental shelf off the Washington and Oregon coastline. Chris Meinig and Joe Haxel are featured.