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The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding Along the US Atlantic Coast

5/17/2024 - By ecomagazine.com. Research led by Deltares, USGS, and USACE investigates the interplay between tropical and extratropical cyclones in driving coastal flooding along the subtropical Southeast Atlantic Coast of the United States. The research presents a comprehensive flood hazard and impact assessment spanning from Virginia to Florida, offering critical insights into… SEE MORE
Restoration and conservation project planning in Maine’s Scarborough Marsh — one of the coastal zone management projects recommended for funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law — will improve public access and protect areas for marsh migration. (Image credit: Scarborough Land Trust)

Biden-Harris Administration announces $123 million for coastal habitat restoration through Investing in America agenda

5/7/2024 - By noaa.gov. Funding will support NOAA’s efforts to increase community resilience to climate change and extreme weather events. Today, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Arati Prabhakar and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere… SEE MORE
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NOAA Announces National Heat Forecast Tool: HeatRisk

4/22/2024 - By NOAA.  NOAA is expanding the availability of a new experimental heat tool called HeatRisk ahead of the hot summer months. A collaboration with NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HeatRisk provides information and guidance for those who are particularly vulnerable to… SEE MORE
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Scientists Detail Research to Assess Viability and Risks of Marine Cloud Brightening

4/17/2024 - By research.noaa.gov. As the levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to increase and climate change impacts become more costly, the scientific community is redoubling efforts to investigate the potential risks and benefits of artificially shading Earth’s surface to slow global warming. Marine cloud brightening (MCB) is one of… SEE MORE
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Researchers Predict Well Above-Average 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season

4/11/2024 - By Colorado State University. Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an extremely active Atlantic hurricane season in their initial 2024 forecast. The team cites record warm tropical and eastern subtropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures as a primary factor for their prediction of 11 hurricanes this year. When waters in… SEE MORE
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Spring Outlook: Warmer for most of U.S., wetter in the Southeast

4/3/2024 - By noaa.gov. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service — predict above-average temperatures for most of the Continental U.S. and Alaska, as part of NOAA’s Spring Outlook released today for April through June.Meanwhile, NOAA’s National Water Center predicts a lower-than-average flood risk across the entire country, due… SEE MORE