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Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models

November 13, 2019

Researchers develop low-cost models to predict how short-term and long-term changes in weather patterns affect the local scale…
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Wildlife studies show damage wrought by major storms

November 8, 2019

Beyond downed power lines and damaged buildings, major storms such as hurricanes uproot the lives of fish and…
Machine learning and its radical application to severe weather prediction

September 9, 2019

In the last decade, artificial intelligence (“AI”) applications have exploded across various research sectors, including computer vision, communications…
Two approaches to predict the future weather

September 4, 2019

When, where and how much rain will fall has always been a matter of utmost concern for humankind…
Using artificial intelligence to better predict severe weather

July 22, 2019

When forecasting weather, meteorologists use a number of models and data sources to track shapes and movements of…
How Atmospheric Sounding Transformed Weather Prediction

May 3, 2019

In the late 1950s, a scientist named Lewis Kaplan divined a new and groundbreaking way to calculate temperature…
How connected vehicles’ windshield wipers could help prevent flooding

January 22, 2019

One of your car’s oldest features has been put to a new, high-tech use by University of Michigan…
New Small Satellite Peers Inside Hurricane Florence

September 21, 2018

A new experimental weather satellite no bigger than a cereal box got an inside look at Hurricane Florence…
FSU researcher rooting out the errors in storm simulation models

September 18, 2018

On the eve of every hurricane season, climatologists around the world offer their studied prognostications: Will we see…
Smartphones May Be Used to Better Predict the Weather

August 31, 2018

Flash floods occur with little warning. Earlier this year, a flash flood that struck Ellicott City, MD, demolished…
Prepare yourself for winter with the help of squirrels and Raspberry Pi

August 1, 2018

This article from The MagPi issue 72 explores Carsten Dannat’s Squirrel Cafe project and his mission to predict…
Can plants and trees change the weather?

July 19, 2018

By this time next year, an army of towers will be keeping watch over a plot of land…
Climate Change May Lead to Bigger Atmospheric Rivers

May 25, 2018

A new NASA-led study shows that climate change is likely to intensify extreme weather events known as atmospheric…
Severe Storms Research Center Works to Improve Tornado Warning Time

April 24, 2018

For John Trostel, Madeline Frank, Jessica Losego, and Tom Perry, a day without clouds isn’t necessarily an ideal…
UNH Technology Headed into Space to Help More Accurately Forecast Weather

March 7, 2018

Lift off! State-of-the-art space weather instruments developed by researchers at the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center…
Freely shared satellite data improves weather forecasting

February 8, 2018

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA launched the Joint Polar Satellite System, the first in an…
How Home Weather Stations are Changing the Way We Monitor the Weather

January 19, 2018

With weather data long having since gone global, it’s been difficult for regional and national weather services to…
Weather Report: How the Army Uses Thunderstorms to Improve Missions

December 7, 2017

An Army scientist working at the Army Research Laboratory has discovered a new pattern in the evolution of…
JPSS-1 to Provide More Accurate Environmental Forecasts

November 2, 2017

NASA is preparing to launch the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, or JPSS-1, satellite on behalf of the National Oceanic…
Nate (was TD16 – Southwestern Caribbean Ocean)

October 6, 2017

NASA Finds Heavy Rainfall in Developing Tropical Storm Nate After tropical depression 16 formed in the southwestern Caribbean…
Long-term weather forecasting a guessing game

September 25, 2017

Famous for its weather forecasts, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has published its predictions for the coming year—but don’t believe everything…
Technique spots warning signs of extreme events

September 25, 2017

Many extreme events — from a rogue wave that rises up from calm waters, to an  instability inside…
NASA-led Mission Studies Storm Intensification

August 17, 2017

A group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, including scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion…
Balloons and drones and clouds; oh, my!

August 16, 2017

Sandia collects more precise weather, climate data with help from unmanned aerial system ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Last week,…
Mobile Weather Station

July 15, 2017

Weather data is vital to the U.S. military, impacting missions worldwide. The need to collect atmospheric data in…
Researchers develop radar simulator to characterize scattering of debris in tornadoes

May 2, 2017

Researchers have developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize the scattering of debris particles…
Could Leftover Heat from Last El Niño Fuel a New One?

March 15, 2017

Some climate models are suggesting that El Niño may return later this year, but for now, the Pacific…
NASA Study Improves Forecasts of Summer Arctic Sea Ice

March 5, 2017

The Arctic has been losing sea ice over the past several decades as Earth warms. However, each year,…
Researchers Catch Extreme Waves with High-Resolution Modeling

February 19, 2017

Surfers aren’t the only people trying to catch big waves. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley…
Subscale Glider Could Assist in Weather Studies, Prediction

February 2, 2017

More accurate, immediate and economical information on severe weather phenomenon like hurricanes could one day be available thanks…
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