Explore the nature of hurricanes and lightning—two frequent and hazardous events in North Carolina.
A deep dive into a century of data stores at NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information reveals new weather warnings as the Earth’s climate changes.
Have you ever had to sort through the drawers of a dresser, finding it a bit stressful? Is cleaning out a closet a little overwhelming? Does the thought of sorting through all of the items in your garage, or your attic give you a headache?
Then imagine sorting through, making sense of and organizing 25 petabytes (that's the equivalent of 25 million gigabytes) of data in various forms: charts, graphs, maps and even journal entries.
Duke Studies Show Why We Might Not Listen to Messages About Climate Change
May 10, 2016
Frequently on this site and on TV via North Carolina Science NOW and SciTech Now North Carolina, we do stories on climate, how it is changing and what those changes could mean for the planet we live on, the life we share it with and our own civilization.
Examine the links between climate change and natural and/or health-related disasters, and discover ways to increase climate resilience.
Teachers might say that it’s one thing to tell students information in a lecture format. But it's another to expect them to understand and retain that information. Many students can better do this if teachers can show or demonstrate the information to them as well. Some folks call it active learning.
That thinking is what prompted the creation of the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit.
Scientists Worldwide Examine If and How Humans Have Influenced Recent Extreme Climate Events
September 29, 2014