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Success: Particles Detected!

Homemade particle sensor

Dr. Dorothy Fibiger helping girls build particle sensors at Women in STEM Event session at the University of Wyoming.

“I didn’t tell you . . .” Reflections on race through poetry and research

Norma Johnson

Norma Johnson looks on; pleased at the audience participation in her interactive exercise

Tribal Nations: Not just another public interest group

A sizeable crowd— nearly 400 in person and via webinar—joined together on August 10 at NOAA Boulder to learn about how to engage with federally recognized tribes when doing field missions for NOAA. “Your agency’s work and mission are very much intertwined with the Tribes, as they are on the front line of climate change,” said guest speaker, Carla Fredericks.

Go Forth, Enlighten and Educate!

event panelists

Panelists Merv Tano, Anthony Kahalekulu, and Marley Puanani Smith, speaking to the NOAA Boulder community on June 2.

Ozone layer on road to recovery?

Cover of Assessment for Decision-Makers
Cover of Assessment for Decision-Makers

Nearly 30 years after the protections of the Montreal Protocol were put into place, there's more evidence that the international agreement to protect Earth's ozone layer is working, according to a new scientific report released today at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Air Quality Research along Colorado's Front Range

Denver smog image courtesy NREL

The 100th Worldwide Installation of Science On a Sphere®

The 100th worldwide installation of a Science On a Sphere® (SOS) system took place during the week of July 29 - August 2, 2013, at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. NOAA is thrilled to have its premier educational visualization tool installed in its own headquarters. The enthusiasm was evident in the packed training sessions during the installation week.

NOAA, the U.S. Department of Energy and private partners launch project to reduce the cost of energy, including wind energy

There has not always been a need to know precisely how hard the wind blows 350 feet above Earth’s surface. Today, wind turbines occupy that zone of the atmosphere, generating electricity. So NOAA and several partners have launched a year-long effort to improve forecasts of the winds there, which ultimately will help to reach the nation’s renewable energy goals. The Wind Forecast Improvement Project ( WFIP) is a collaboration among NOAA, the U.S.

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