This graphic shows the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's predictions of the maximum heights of tsunami waves caused by the March 11 earthquake near Sendai, Japan.
NOAA says the gap will begin in late 2016 and last from 12 to 18 months, depending on how long it takes to complete quality-control checks on a new satellite
Oceanographer and spacewalker Kathryn Sullivan will head up the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, where she has been acting chief since March
New satellite images show the ebb and flow of Earth's vegetation over the course of a year. Starting April 2012 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) collected satellite data for one year to monitor the green places on our planet.
Pressure to reduce government spending is intensifying, whereas demand for services provided by agencies such as NOAA is at an all-time high
Help NOAA researchers better understand determine what kind of precipitation—such as snow, soft hail, hard hail or rain—is falling and where
Boaters adrift at sea, wayward hikers and stranded pilots take note: the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is taking steps to speed up rescues.
The chief of the federal agency that keeps watch over US waters and weather patterns has resigned after seven years at the helm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).
The U.S. Navy PBY-5 Catalina airplane sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Click here for more videos and images.Video is courtesy of NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and was made in collaboration with the University of Hawaii Marine Option Program.
Every day, NOAA scientists employ an array of technology to predict and prepare for extreme weather
Pictures taken from a plane reveal a coastline ravaged by Superstorm Sandy
Budget woes have stopped a project that has helped scientists better understand past events like the Dust Bowl
A backup will be deployed but it remains to be seen whether the U.S. government agency will be able to adequately track the big tropical cyclones
New administrator and marine biologist Jane Lubchenco hopes to explain what scientists do and do not know via the government agency's new climate service
The loss of Earth-monitoring satellites impairs scientists' ability to track hurricanes--and they are predicting a lot of them this year
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today forecast a hurricane season (June to November) in the Atlantic tamer than the one in 2008, which featured 16 storms severe enough to be named.
Check out these amazing weather photos from a NOAA contest
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Thursday it expected neutral El Niño weather conditions to persist in the Northern Hemisphere through spring.
Politics intrudes as a Republican congressman investigates NOAA climate scientists
The Senate and NOAA want to end heinous practice of shark-finning