Sustainable farming researchers aid Nepal earthquake victims

Article from Colorado State University blog, Source 8 May, 2015 by Kristen Browning-Blas Link to full article A team of researchers affiliated with CSU’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab rallied colleagues, friends and family from around the world to raise funds and deliver essential supplies to villages devastated by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal.…

Read More

Prathap Ramamurthy Interviewed by the German Public Radio

Prathap Ramamurthy joined City College in the Fall of 2014 as a CREST Faculty Affiliate and Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering. He attended the 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting and gave a talk titled “Impact of Heat Waves on Urban Areas in the North Eastern United States”. He was also interviewed by German Public…

Read More

NOAA-CREST Scientists Participated in the International Conference on Climate Change Innovation and Resilience for Sustainable Livelihood

A group of NOAA-CREST research scientists and faculty affiliates kicked off the year 2015 by showcasing their globally significant research work at the recently concluded International Conference on Climate Change hosted by the historically and culturally rich city of Kathmandu – the capital of Nepal. The conference was sponsored by various organizations including the City…

Read More

Maria Tzortziou Receives $2.3M NASA Grants

Associate Professor Maria Tzortziou of the earth and atmospheric science (EAS) department and NOAA CREST has received two three-year research grants from NASA for research on Carbon Dynamics along Terrestrial-Aquatic Interfaces. Dr. Kyle McDonald, Terry Elkes Professor in EAS, is a co-PI. The projects will integrate advanced remote sensing observations of wetlands and coastal ocean color with novel mechanistic carbon cycling modeling…

Read More

Maria Tzortziou joins CREST

Maria Tzortziou joined the CCNY Earth and Atmospheric Science (EAS) Department and the CREST Center in the fall 2014. Maria brings to the CCNY, EAS and NOAA-CREST community, great subject knowledge and expertise in the fields of Biogeochemical and carbon cycling of the wetlands. Maria leads the Integrated Research Development of NOAA-CREST center. She also…

Read More

NESDIS News

Dear NESDIS Colleagues: I hope you are enjoying the last few weeks of summer. This month at NESDIS, the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released updated information on the 2013 Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters along with several new tools to assist users in analyzing the data. These new features allow users to better explore…

Read More

NOAA study finds high levels of pollutants in Guánica Bay ‘represent serious toxic threat’ to corals, fish

Effort creates ecological baseline to improve watershed management February 6, 2014 Aerial view of study area. (Credit: NOAA) The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA studywere among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA’s National Status & Trends, a…

Read More

Polar Vortex Enters Northern U.S.

Polar Vortex Enters Northern U.S. The polar vortex is a whirling and persistent large area of low pressure, found typically over both North and South poles. The northern polar vortex was pushing southward over western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, and was bringing frigid temperatures to half of the continental United…

Read More

Blast from the sun on path towards Earth

Forecasters at NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) are expecting G3 (strong) geomagnetic storm conditions to occur on Earth Jan. 9 and 10. The source of this pulse to the geomagnetic field is an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME), a burst of charged particles and magnetic field from the sun. The sunspot in Region 1944 produced the eruption…

Read More