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Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) Discoveries

NSF's public investment in science, engineering, education and technology helps to create knowledge and sustain prosperity. Read here about the Internet, microbursts, Web browsers, extrasolar planets, and more... a panoply of discoveries and innovations that began with NSF support.

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Roger Wakimoto, NSF Assistant Director for Geosciences, in the field conducting tornado research. Five things you need to know about tornadoes
May is the peak month for twisters
Released  May 11, 2016
crabs and fish on the bottom seafloor Evidence points to widespread loss of ocean oxygen by 2030s
Deoxygenation due to climate change threatens marine life
Released  April 27, 2016
Automated chambers in use a young stand of wheat. New land-use strategies can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Improved land-use practices needed as strategies for lowering greenhouse gases
Released  April 7, 2016
animation showing clouds and weather systems moving through Midwest US Fine-tuning forecasts of nighttime storms on the plains
Multi-agency project advances understanding and prediction of extreme storms using simulation and data science
Released  April 4, 2016
Trinity Lake dried out California drought patterns becoming more common
Atmospheric patterns linked with drought occurred more frequently in recent decades
Released  April 1, 2016
cars in traffic on a highway and a big sun Ocean temperatures predict U.S. heat waves 50 days out
Pacific pattern forms in advance of hot days in Eastern U.S.
Released  March 28, 2016
Radar imagery showing areas with storm and hail in Texas Predicting severe hail storms
NSF-supported research at the University of Oklahoma uses supercomputers and simulations to improve storm forecasts
Released  March 22, 2016
map of united states showing inscreasing risk of Zika-carrying mosquitoes. Potential Zika virus risk estimated for 50 U.S. cities
Weather, travel and poverty may facilitate summertime outbreaks
Released  March 16, 2016
dried trees in a forest of pinons in the U.S. Southwest. Increasing drought threatens almost all U.S. forests
Forests nationwide feeling the heat
Released  February 22, 2016
 sandhill cranes flying Scientists track nighttime bird migration using weather radar
Weather radar offers new view of nocturnal bird flight
Released  February 16, 2016
hills, plants and dry land in the southwestern U.S. Southwest sliding into a new normal: drier conditions
Weather patterns that bring rain becoming less frequent
Released  February 4, 2016
aerial view of NSF's Mo'orea Coral Reef Long-Term Ecological Research site NSF awards rapid response grants to study current El Niņo, one of the strongest on record
Awards address effects on coral reefs; connections between rainfall and landslides; and signatures of past El Niños in ice caps
Released  February 2, 2016
screenshot of website showing a snowflake and text let it snow the science of winter New NSF special report: Let It Snow! The Science of Winter
Report reveals inner worlds of snow and winter, and their importance to humans and ecosystems
Released  January 13, 2016
Oceans send plumes of sea spray into the atmosphere as waves hit a rocky coast Scientists discover that salty sea spray affects clouds
Aerosols have impact on cloud composition, duration
Released  December 21, 2015
The HOLODEC instrument  on a C-130 aircraft. Scientists use holography to peer into clouds
New way of seeing clouds enhances weather, climate predictions
Released  October 1, 2015
collage of images showing a forest, water and solar panels New, forward-thinking report addresses environmental research, education
NSF advisory committee offers recommendations spanning next decade
Released  September 16, 2015
Wildfire in a forest In year of U.S. wildfires, Nepal earthquake, NSF awards $27.5 million in hazards research grants
Scientists will study ways to predict and respond to hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, wildfires, drought
Released  September 9, 2015
truck in front of a cloudy sky at night 10 things to know about thunderstorms that strike at night
For the latest information, NSF talks with three atmospheric scientists
Released  July 22, 2015
Trees Infectious disease ecology, forest biodiversity, urban ecology featured at upcoming conference
National Science Foundation-funded research findings presented at 2015 Ecological Society of America conference in August
Released  July 15, 2015
A  view of Bear Lake in Utah's Unitas Mountains Where does water go when it doesn't flow?
Study shows how much enters air from plants, soil, surface water
Released  July 9, 2015
lightining in a night time sky Scientists tackle mystery of thunderstorms that strike at night
Researchers will spend six weeks this summer probing nighttime thunderstorms on the Great Plains
Released  May 20, 2015
William Newman Earthquakes expose limits of scientific predictions
But math and science are refining ways to predict and limit impact of disasters
Released  May 7, 2015
photo of the aurora in green Springtime night lights: Finding the aurora
Aurorasaurus project allows aurora-viewers around the world to compare sightings
Released  March 31, 2015
Geologist Jeff Johnson working in the inner crater of Villarrica, an active volcano in Chile. Listen to the pulse of an erupting volcano: Chile's Villarrica
Scientists use infrasound instruments to record volcano's "circulation"
Released  March 13, 2015
two images of a snowflake Road safety through snowflake imaging
Technology that delivers incredible mid-air snowflake images may now help improve road safety
Released  March 2, 2015
Waves crashed ashore in Woods Hole, Mass., during a 1938 hurricane. Monster hurricanes struck U.S. Northeast during prehistoric periods of ocean warming
Scientists find clues in sediment deposits on Cape Cod
Released  February 11, 2015
DOW scientists Karen Kosiba and Traeger Meyer with radar truck Mission impossible? New England's snowstorm 'bomb' from inside a Doppler-on-Wheels
Trapped in gale-force winds for 24 hours, scientists got the data
Released  February 11, 2015
Flooded street and houses in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Scientists confirm that Midwest floods are more frequent
Floods happening more often over past half-century
Released  February 9, 2015
visualizations of data from a simulation of plasma turbulence in Earth's ionosphere A deep dive into plasma
Renowned physicist uses NSF-supported supercomputer and visualization resources to gain insight into plasma dynamic
Released  November 20, 2014
The NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft outside a hangar Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to study Colorado Front Range ozone pollution
Results are applicable to metropolitan areas across the country, around the world
Released  July 15, 2014

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