Suppose there were a catastrophe and you needed information fast. Would you call FEMA?
The December 2008 coal-ash spill at a Tennessee power plant has been making headlines for two weeks — but few journalists realize there are coal-ash stories to be unearthed in many communities. Here are some clues for finding them.
With hurricane season in full swing, NOAA's new resource for identifying historical hurricane tracks may be a useful tool.
With hurricane season once again upon us, you may find it beneficial to check out an interesting new alternative information source.
The short-lived El Nino pattern of 2006-2007 is likely already transitioning to a La Nina pattern, NOAA officials said Feb. 28, 2007.
Key resources of studies and statistics for human angles on environmental stories.
Disasters create hundreds of thousands of environmental refugees in U.S and the World.
E-refugees grow in numbers, reflect threats to safety, security.
Spurred by recent tsunami and hurricane disasters in the US and around the world, NOAA, USGS, and other government agencies are taking a closer look at the hazards lurking on US shores.
A wet, snowy winter has set the table for spring flooding in much of the eastern US and a few western states. NOAA published a forecast on March 20, 2008, of the areas most likely to get swamped. Among the states at risk are "much of the Mississippi River basin, the Ohio River basin, the lower Missouri River basin, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, most of New York, all of New England, and portions of the West, including Colorado and Idaho."