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At the 72nd International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Atlanta, Georgia, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) awarded seven high school students for outstanding atmospheric science projects, part of the Regeneron ISEF program with students from the United States and 62 other countries participating in a hybrid event.
What the quahog clam can tell us about ancient climate.
BAMS recently spoke with Tim Palmer about his new book, The Primacy of Doubt: From Quantum Physics to Climate Change, How the Science of Uncertainty Can Help Us Understand Our Chaotic World.
Brandi Gamelin of Argonne National Laboratory discusses recent research that employs vapor pressure deficit (VPD) rather than precipitation as a method to forecast drought in the United States.
Three books are presented for your consideration. Introduction to the Physics and Techniques of Remote Sensing (Third Edition) discusses the use of remote sensing for a variety of sciences and studies. Atmospheric Evolution on Inhabited and Lifeless Worlds explains how atmospheric evolution can determine a planet's habitability. Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now presents strategies for addressing climate change with tools currently in place.
Mariama Feaster, graduate research assistant at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, on how her undergraduate experience helped shape the direction of her career goals.
Q&A with Samuel Larsen, Xcel Energy Data Scientist and member of the AMS Board on Early Career Professionals.
William Turner IV, a Ph.D. student in atmospheric sciences at the University of California, Davis, on his decision to pursue a doctoral degree and the process that involved.
Inspired by the movement of ants within a colony, Hu took a novel approach to the limitations of using lidar for measuring snow depth.
ALYSSA BATES is the research associate at the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations.
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On June 21st, we celebrate the sixth annual #ShowYourStripes Day, a global movement where meteorologists, climate communicators, and concerned individuals come together to raise awareness about the warming of our planet. Join us in displaying the colorful climate visuals called Warming Stripes and let's take action for a sustainable future!
The HMS Challenger expedition, conducted from 1872 to 1876, collected oceanographic data from around the world and is now commemorated through the Oceans 1876 project, which offers a website with the collected information and provides a valuable snapshot of the preindustrial Earth.
Laura Sime, head of Catastrophe Modeling Support at AXIS Re, on what courses/skills beyond the required math and science courses she thinks would be the helpful to individuals wanting a career in the profession.
The lowest wind chill temperature in U.S. history was recorded on February 3, 2023, at the top of Mount Washington in New Hampshire, reaching an astounding –47°F due to powerful winds and freezing temperatures.
Winners of the 2022 Weather Band Photo Contest share the stories behind their winning photographs.
The NWS and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention promote "Don't Fry Day" on May 26, 2023, raising awareness for sun safety, skin cancer risks, and heat-related illness.
Vivian Rennie of Central California’s KSBY TV, discusses the impacts of atmospheric rivers on California's Central Coast this January.
Researchers take a look back 66 million years in a recent study to confirm that Earth has a mechanism to self-regulate its temperature.
By starting Cleanversations, Science Moms lets parents across the country know: it’s never been easier — or more affordable — to help save our kids’ futures.
Researchers utilized satellite and ground data to calculate that there are about 26 million tons of microscopic mineral particles in the air globally.
The emergency management community, including first responders, is addressing burnout and mental health challenges through a Caucus that raises awareness, provides resources, and fosters necessary conversations for meaningful change.
230 meters (750 feet)— The average yearly increase in the maximum height of smoke plumes from wildfires in the Sierra Nevada ecoregion of California for the years 2003–2020
Dr. Atlas highlights from some of the research that he has been involved in over the last 50 years and shares his personal experiences.
Join meteorologist John Gordon for a webinar on the Quad State Outbreak and gain insights into the assessment of one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks in Kentucky history.
As spring approaches, lightning season intensifies, with June, July, and August accounting for 64% of annual cloud-to-ground lightning. Awareness is crucial during this period of increased outdoor activities, and accessing lightning data becomes vital for safety and prompt action.
The 48th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference in Burlington, VT brought together over 200 attendees for academic presentations, workshops, NWS tours, networking, and a career fair.
The five African countries that have experienced the greatest increase in drought conditions since the early 1980s are Somalia, Sudan, South Africa, South Sudan, and Namibia.
Meteorologists Amber Liggett and Dr. Ashton Robinson Cook highlight their experiences and lessons learned in storm chasing, emphasizing the reasons for storm chasing, anecdotes, safety precautions, forecasting techniques, and potential risks involved, with the purpose of informing and guiding those interested in the activity.
Angel Enriquez, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Glasgow, Montana, shares his insights on valuable opportunities for career advancement in meteorology on the Clear Skies Ahead podcast, with monthly episode releases.
New research published in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment reveals that global atmospheric desert dust has significantly increased since preindustrial times and has a slight cooling effect on Earth, potentially concealing up to 8% of the planet's warming in climate projections.
A recent study utilized the parallax effect to accurately measure the height of a volcanic plume by analyzing images taken from multiple lines of sight. This overcame the limitations of traditional infrared-based methods, and allowed for the first direct observation of a plume reaching the mesosphere.
Explore the impact of Superstorm 1950, the greatest simultaneous blizzard, ice storm, windstorm, and cold outbreak of the twentieth century.