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.
Oceanographer and spacewalker Kathryn Sullivan will head up the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, where she has been acting chief since March
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
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.
House science committee broadens scope of investigation into NOAA analysis that refuted global-warming ‘hiatus’
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
Proposed cuts to NOAA and NASA target climate change research in particular
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 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
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).
Budget woes have stopped a project that has helped scientists better understand past events like the Dust Bowl
Pictures taken from a plane reveal a coastline ravaged by Superstorm Sandy
Its targeting of climate science goes beyond the work of NOAA and EPA
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
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.