A Strong El Niño is Predicted This Winter

Daily interactions between our oceans and atmosphere help shape the weather and climate we experience on Earth. However, naturally-occurring events such as El Niño can alter these interactions resulting in dramatic shifts in weather patterns across the globe. El Niño, also known as the El Niño Southern Oscillation, is characterized by periods of warmer tropical […]

NOAA Releases Forecast for 2014 Hurricane Season

Written by Thomas Ruppert, Florida Sea Grant On May 22, 2014, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its predictions for the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1.