Tagged: Weather Forecasting

RADM Jonathan W. White, USN (ret.), President and CEO at Consortium for Ocean Leadership speaking at the Arctic Science and Technology briefing (Credit: Aurora C. Elmore)

Synergy Between Science And Technology In An Opening Arctic

Arctic temperatures are rising and sea-ice is diminishing, yielding new challenges for all Arctic stakeholders. Distinguished panel speakers from a range of backgrounds spoke at the congressional briefing, “Technology Solutions in an Opening Arctic,” that was hosted by the Marine Technology Society, the House Oceans Caucus, and the Congressional Arctic Working Group.

More Transparency Requested From Noaa At House Weather Satellite Hearing

Concern over a potential gap in NOAA’s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather data, caused by delay in launching a new geostationary satellite, led two subcommittees of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology to hold a a hearing titled, “An Overview of the Nation’s Weather Satellite Programs and Policies.”

U.S. Capitol. (Credit: Wally Gobetz/Flickr)

Senate Commerce Committee Approves Nine Bills

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing that approved nine bills and several promotions within the U.S. Coast Guard. Included in the hearing were measures to reform ocean governance, climate change and pollution.