Warm water creeps into Central Pacific

Otherwise-calm | by By Carol Rasmussen, NASA’s Earth Science News Team Online — After a mild La Niña late last year, temperatures, convection and rainfall rates in the equatorial Pacific Ocean returned to normal by early April of this year.

Sea level rise accelerates over time

Global sea level rise is accelerating incrementally over time rather than increasing at a steady rate, as previously thought, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite data. If the rate of ocean rise … Learn More…

Latest AMS Journal Articles

Select articles will be available for thirty days. Online —  Below please find a select group of articles from upcoming AMS journals we thought would be of interest to many of our visitors, especially the press. To access these articles, … …

Sea Surface Temperature Data from the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer

A Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 2P dataset based on multi-channel sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals generated in real-time from the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) on the European Meteorolog…

NASA study finds sea level rise accelerating

Published in the journal “The Cryosphere,” A NASA study based on an innovative technique for crunching torrents of satellite data provides the clearest picture yet of changes in Antarctic ice flow into the ocean. The findings confirm accele…