Oceans

Photo of rugged coastline
April 14, 2013
Reducing emissions of four shorter-lived pollutants could slow the annual rate of sea level rise by up to 50 percent.
Hurricane Sandy storm surge-wreckage of New Jersey roller coaster
December 31, 2012
More than two days ahead of landfall, it was clear that Hurricane Sandy could bring higher water than New York and New Jersey had seen in decades. But for thousands of people in the area, the threat simply didn’t register. (Part 1 of 2)
Dissecting Sandy's storm surge-graphic shows top-10 high water events at Battery Park, NYC
December 31, 2012
Sandy's storm surge was more than twice that of other recent tropical cyclones in the New York City area—but several other factors teamed up to bring waters to their catastrophically high level. (Part 2 of 2)
Snowy street in Seattle
November 09, 2012
NOAA has cancelled the El Niño Watch that’s been in effect since late summer (see PDF), but this doesn't guarantee a placid U.S. winter.
UCAR Magazine
November 02, 2012
Every so often, a quiet corner of research suddenly grabs the spotlight. Such was the case this week when a Category 1 Atlantic hurricane morphed into Superstorm Sandy.

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