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What more rain in the Arctic means for people, ecosystems, and wildlife

This article was originally featured on The Conversation. In the Arctic, the freedom to travel, hunt and make day-to-day decisions is profoundly tied to cold and frozen conditions for much of the year. These conditions are rapidly changing as the Arctic warms. The Arctic is now seeing more rainfall when historically…
bubmag
December 18, 2022
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First Images Released From NOAA-21 VIIRS Instrument

Bright blue water in the Caribbean Sea and smog in Northern India appear in the first global image produced with data from NOAA-21's VIIRS instrument. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument on NOAA-21 began collecting Earth science data on Dec. 5 as the satellite passed over the East…
bubmag
December 15, 2022
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NOAA, Microsoft partner to put climate models in the clouds

The future of meteorological simulation and forecasting may well be bound for the clouds — well, cloud datacenters anyway.  The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to explore the use of cloud computing to advance climate research. This isn't, however,…
bubmag
December 1, 2022
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Liftoff! Stunning Photos of Successful Launch for JPSS-2, LOFTID

The Moon makes a stunning backdrop for the successful launch of the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and our Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) on November 10 at 4:49 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Space Force…
bubmag
November 18, 2022
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NOAA Denies Protections To Shortfin Mako Shark

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has denied federal endangered species protection to the Shortfin Mako Shark, a move that has “disappointed” some environmentalists. In a notice published November 14th in the Federal Register, NOAA said: “After reviewing the best scientific and commercial data available, including the Status Review Report,…
bubmag
November 16, 2022
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MyRadar expands wildfire detection with NOAA funding

by Debra Werner — November 15, 2022 MyRadar is flying drones and conducting laboratory tests to train artificial intelligence algorithms to detect wildfires and to identify areas at risk of ignition. Credit: MyRadar SAN FRANCISCO – MyRadar is looking beyond weather forecasts to wildfire detection and mitigation with funding from…
bubmag
November 15, 2022