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NOAA scientists are exploring the Mariana Trench, and you can watch it live here

NOAA scientists are exploring the Mariana Trench, and you can watch it live here Right now, a team of NOAA scientists are exploring and mapping out the Mariana Trench, and they’re streaming the expedition live on YouTube.From April 20th to July 10th, NOAA is executing a three-part deepwater exploration in the Mariana Trench and surrounding areas.

NASA and NOAA launch most advanced weather satellite ever

NASA and NOAA launch most advanced weather satellite ever A new weather satellite is on its way into space, but it’s unlike any of the weather satellites we have right now.The satellite is currently on its way to a geostationary orbit at 22,300 miles above the Earth.

NASA and NOAA confirm 2016 was the warmest year on record

NASA and NOAA confirm 2016 was the warmest year on record This is the third consecutive year when global temperatures hit record highs.This data goes all the way back to when scientists started tracking global temperatures in the 1880s.

The first photos from a revolutionary new weather satellite are gorgeous

The first photos from a revolutionary new weather satellite are gorgeous The first photos taken by a new, revolutionary weather satellite orbiting Earth show our planet in a stark new light.“These images come from the most sophisticated technology ever flown in space to predict severe weather on Earth," he added.

NOAA's new GOES-16 weather satellite sends back stunning first images

NOAA's new GOES-16 weather satellite sends back stunning first images NASA and NOAA launched a new weather satellite back in November of 2016 called GOES-R.The newest and most advanced weather satellite keeping watch over America is GOES-16.

This Trump nominee just pledged to protect climate scientists

This Trump nominee just pledged to protect climate scientists SEATTLE — Climate scientists throughout the federal government are fearing an onslaught of budget cuts and censorship policies from the President Donald Trump administration, with sweeping changes expected governing how climate science is funded and communicated to the public.Prior to voting to confirm Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of Commerce, Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.

No, U.S. climate scientists didn't trick the world into adopting the Paris deal

No, U.S. climate scientists didn't trick the world into adopting the Paris deal and European scientists swiftly denounced the Daily Mail story this weekend, pointing to multiple independent analyses supporting NOAA's findings.article to cast further doubt on the mainstream scientific consensus that global warming is happening, and that human activity is largely to blame.

NASA revamps site for EPIC photos of Earth from space

NASA revamps site for EPIC photos of Earth from space NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera can, though.It sends back thousands of amazing photos every year, and now you can peruse them more easily with the new website.

Fierce North Atlantic storm to send temperatures soaring at North Pole

Fierce North Atlantic storm to send temperatures soaring at North Pole Together with long-term climate change and other transitory weather systems, it is setting the stage for a dramatic and unusual warmup at the North Pole this week.The air pressure at the center of the storm bottomed out at an astonishing 932 millibars, or 27.

If footage of this ethereal jellyfish doesn't calm you, nothing will

If footage of this ethereal jellyfish doesn't calm you, nothing will A cosmic jellyfish floats through the sea in a new video from an underwater robotic craft tasked with exploring the deep ocean off the coast of American Samoa and Samoa.The Okeanos Explorer ship — operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) — caught sight of the jellyfish on Feb.

Check out this glorious map of lighting striking around the globe

Check out this glorious map of lighting striking around the globe When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launched its newest weather satellite back in November, the agency touted the next-generation lightning mapper—the first ever to orbit over a fixed point on the Earth—onboard.The agency, which forecasts weather and monitors the Earth's climate, revealed the first Global Lightning Mapper imagery on March 6, showing what the satellite is capable of.

Hurricane forecasters sent a blunt warning to their bosses

Hurricane forecasters sent a blunt warning to their bosses The issue concerns a looming upgrade to the National Weather Service's top weather forecasting model, known as the Global Forecast System, or GFS.Computer models are a mainstay of modern weather forecasting.

New System Predicted Tornadoes Hours, Not Minutes, Ahead

New System Predicted Tornadoes Hours, Not Minutes, Ahead Back in May, NOAA tested a new model called the “Warn-on-forecast” on a swarm of tornadoes in my home state, and just this week they announced that the data show it was a qualified success.Currently, if a tornado is likely to hit your house, our best data can give you less than 15 minutes’ warning.

Forecasters put the total solar eclipse into a weather model and the result is amazing

Forecasters put the total solar eclipse into a weather model and the result is amazing 21 total solar eclipse to one of their newest, highest-resolution computer models.Scientists at a NOAA laboratory in Boulder, Colorado added the eclipse's path to a computer model known as the "High-Resolution Rapid Refresh" or "HRRR" model.

The total solar eclipse looked amazing from space

The total solar eclipse looked amazing from space Thanks to the millions who witnessed and photographed the total solar eclipse on Monday, we're quite familiar with what the event looked like from the ground.Thankfully, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is testing out its latest weather satellite, known as GOES-16, which launched in November of 2016.

Hurricane hunters see 'stadium effect' inside Irma's eye

Hurricane hunters see 'stadium effect' inside Irma's eye The eye of dangerous Hurricane Irma looks something like a sports stadium.The so-called "Hurricane Hunters" from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) flew through the storm and captured the "stadium effect" of the strong Category 5 storm.

Rare weather warning hoisted in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the state

Rare weather warning hoisted in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the state But when a brand new shade was displayed on Florida Weather maps Sunday afternoon, many folks were probably left scratching their heads.ET, the National Weather Service office in Miami issued their first-ever Extreme Wind Warning (EWW) for areas between Naples and Marco Island.