Weather

There’s been discussion about a big opening in sea ice, called a polynya, and if it had anything to do with the Russian expedition ship, Akademik Shokalskiy , getting stuck near the Antarctic...

This view of Chicago was taken from Diversey Harbor on January 7, 2014, when a trough of the Northern...
Have you been skiing in the Western U.S. and been surprised by brown snow? We recently talked to a research team that studies these coats of dirt. The dust storms that cause dusty snow appear to be...
This satellite image of the Great Arctic Cyclone was taken on August 7, 2012 when the center of the storm rolled...

The central and southwestern portions of the United States have experienced drought for the past several...

These satellite-derived maps show the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet during the summer of 2012...

The Arctic Oscillation (AO) is a large-scale climate pattern that influences weather throughout the Northern...

This satellite image from November 8 shows the hurricane-like storm that hit Western Alaska earlier this month. Credit:...

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