Atmospheric and climatic processes
Phenomena affecting or occurring within the mass of gases that surrounds the earth, including its physics, chemistry, dynamics, and weather conditions.
Natural Hazards Gateway [ More info] News and related information about the importance of seven major types of natural hazards in the United States: earthquakes, floods, wildfires, hurricanes, landslides, volcanoes, and tsunamis.
Natural Hazards Support System [ More info] Shows where current natural hazard events are occurring within the US or worldwide, with information about the geographic extent of the hazard, the US agency engaged to work on it, and how long the hazard is expected be active.
Natural hazards: Hurricanes [ More info] News and related information focusing on the hazards associated with hurricanes in the United States.
New Jersey drought watch [ More info] Update on daily streamflow conditions and drought situation in New Jersey.
New Jersey Tide Telemetry System [ More info] A network of tide gages and weather stations is deployed in coastal areas across the state to help forecast floods and support timely evacuation of people from affected areas.
Northern Gulf of Mexico ecosystem change and hazard susceptibility [ More info] Map interfaces and data in the area offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama which was affected most by hurricane Katrina and, more recently, the oil spill.
Popular myths about flooding in Western Washington [ More info] The so-called "100-year" flood is really more like the 4 ½ year flood. This can help emergency managers enhance public awareness of how often flooding truly occurs in a region. It also could help convince those people in harm's way that preparedness is m
Real-time precipitation data for Illinois [ More info] Access to real-time precipitation data for Illinois.
Salinity variation in an estuary used for oyster cultivation in southeastern North Carolina during the passover of the eye of Hurricane Bertha [ More info] Review of a study monitoring changes in salinity in Alligator Bay, NC during a 1996 hurricane due to the influx of fresh and saltwater and the effect it would have on oyster aquaculture.
Science-Based Strategies for Sustaining Coral Ecosystems [ More info] Explains the environmental factors that affect coral reef habitats and ecosystems, focusing on those that pose urgent problems.
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