News Archive 2012

DECEMBER

PBS News Hour, December 7, 2012
Trouble in the water: Acidifying oceans hinder health of Northwest shellfish (video)
      Keywords: Richard Feely

The Seattle Times, December 7, 2012
Op-ed: Climate change and the future of coastal communities
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group

NOVEMBER

KOMO News, November 27, 2012
State panel presses for action on ocean acidity (video)
      Keywords: PMEL, Richard Feely

Greenwire, November 13, 2012
To find warming's speed, scientists must see through clouds
      Keywords: Andreas Muhlbauer

AGU, November 6, 2012
Project to transcribe old ship logs provides important weather data
      Keywords, Kevin Wood, Old Weather, JISAO

Slate, November 2, 2012
Can 19th-century logbooks from ships visiting the Arctic help fight climate change?
      Keywords: Old Weather, Kevin Wood

Environmental Monitor, November 1, 2012
Climatologists turn to ship logs, volunteer transcribers for historic Arctic climate data
      Keywords: Kevin Wood, JISAO, Old Weather

OCTOBER

Christian Science Monitor, October 29, 2012
Tracking hurricane Sandy: As storm 'zigs,' it's also changing dramatically
      Keywords: Cliff Mass

Outside, October 25, 2012
How long-dead Arctic explorers are helping to improve climate science (videos)
      Keywords: JISAO, Kevin Wood, old weather

The New York Times Green Blog, October 24, 2012
Retrieving the weather of the past
      Keywords: Kevin Wood, Old Weather

Weather.com, October 24, 2012
Old Weather project recruits citizen scientists
      Keywords: Kevin Wood

NOAA News, October 24, 2012
NOAA, National Archives team up with citizen-scientists to reconstruct historical climate of the Arctic
      Keywords: JISAO, Kevin Wood, old weather, ship logs

Environmental Research Web, October 19, 2012
Glacier retreat less of a threat to water supplies than previously suggested
      Keywords: Dennis Lettenmaier

Boise State Public Radio, October 19, 2012
Forecasters think Northwest's winter will be drier than normal
      Keywords: Nick Bond

Summit County Voice, October 17, 2012
Global warming: New study shows links between melting Arctic sea ice and extreme weather in mid-latitudes
      Keywords: JISAO, James Overland, PMEL

The Los Angeles Times, October 11, 2012
Northwest please to see gray skies ahead
      Keywords: Cliff Mass, University of Washington, weather systems

The Bell Jar, October 11, 2012
NOAA: Arctic summer wind shift could lead to unprecedented loss of sea ice
      Keywords: JISAO, James Overland

NOAA News, October 10. 2012
Arctic summer wind shift could affect sea ice loss and US/Europe weather, says NOAA-led study
      Keywords: JISAO, James Overland

Explorations Now, October 5, 2012
Around the pier: U.S. ambassador tours R/V Roger Revelle in Fiji
      Keywords: undersea volcanoes, Tonga Trench Expedition

Summit County Citizens Voice, October 4, 2012
Global Warming: Coast Guard tracks Arctic Ocean changes
      Keywords: Ignatius Rigor, Applied Physics Lab

UW Today, October 1, 2012
Friendly competition pits Washington volunteer rainfall observers against Oregon
      Keywords: Office of Washington State Climatologist, Karin Bumbaco

SEPTEMBER

Hydro International, September 20, 2012
Follow live exploration of deep-sea volcanoes
      Keywords: JISAO, Joe Resing, PMEL

Outside, September 18, 2012
Expedition watch: Exploring undersea volcanoes
      Keywords: JISAO, Joe Resing

UW News, September 18, 2012
Virtually explore deep-sea volcanoes
      Keywords: Joe Resing, Lua Basin, live video

NOAA News, September 17, 2012
Watch video live from the seafloor as NOAA and partners explore deep-sea volcanoes
      Keywords: Joe Resing

The Fiji Times, September 9, 2012
Volcano research vessel in port
      Keywords: Joe Resing, undersea volcanoes

The New York Times, September 1, 2012
Tracking a subtle scent, a dog may help save the whales (video)
      Keywords: Tucker, Conservation Canines, Sam Wasser

AUGUST

NOAA Research, August 22, 2012
Researchers estimate total energy and local impact of the 2011 Japan tsunami
      Keywords: JISAO, Tsunami Warning Center, Liujuan Tang, Yong Wei 

The Seattle Times, August 20, 2012
Mount Rainier's avalanche lilies could teach us about climate change
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group

The Daily Astorian, August 16, 2012
Scientists look to robot for undersea answers
      Keywords: JISAO, David Butterfield, Jason robot

UW News, August 14, 2012
How do they do it? Predictions are in for Arctic sea ice low point
      Keywords: Ron Lindsay, climate change

Earth Fix, August 10, 2012
The Northwest's salmon people face a future without fish (video)
      Keywords: Alan Hamlet

Seattle Times, August 8, 2012
Op-ed: How we can fight ocean acidification, protect marine life
      Keywords: Lisa Graumlich

National Science Foundation, August 6, 2012
Scientists define new limits of microbial life in undersea volcanoes
      Keywords: David Butterfield

Think Progress, August 6, 2012
Study: Climate change will reduce milk production from U.S. dairy cows
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Guillaume Mauger

JULY

UPI.com, July 24, 2012
Fires, warming cut forests' carbon storage
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group

Yakima Herald, July 18, 2012
Landslide buries portion of Canyon Road; more storms possible
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco, Office of Washington State Climatologist  

PBS Newshour, July 18, 2012
Northwest 'salmon people' face future without fish (video)
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Alan Hamlet, climate change

PBS Newshour, July 18, 2012
Swinomish tribe works to adapt to shrinking salmon supply (video)
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Alan Hamlet, climate change

International Science Times, July 17, 2012
Climate change stresses out cows, lowers milk production
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Guillaume Mauger, 

U.S. News, July 12, 2012
Climate change may cut cows' milk production in south
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Guillaume Mauger

UW Today, July 11, 2012
Got milk? Climate change means stressed cows in southern U.S. my have less
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Guillaume Mauger, Eric Salathe, Yoram Bauman

JUNE

Nature, June 29, 2012
Global network will track acidifying oceans
      Keywords: Richard Feely, PMEL, ocean acidification

KPLU, June 25, 2012
Study: Rising seas will hit California hardest, but Washington still sees damage (audio)
      Keywords: Tom Ackerman, JISAO, Puget Sound, climate change

Alaska Dispatch, June 22, 2012
State officials try to contain Western Alaska salmon revolt (video)
      Keywords, Nathan Mantua, JISAO

Fish News, June 7, 2012
Bering the brunt of climate change
      Keywords: JISAO, Bering Sea, fisheries

The Washington Post, June 2, 2012
Even coal and nuclear plants are vulnerable to climate change
      Keywords: Dennis Lettenmaier, river flow

MAY

NOAA News, May 30, 2012
New Bering Sea research reveals how changing ecosystem impacts America's most valuable fisheries
      Keywords: JISAO, FOCI, Phyllis Stabeno, Cal Mordy, James Oveland, Nancy Kachel

Earth Fix, May 24, 2012
Ending Puget Sound's bad acid trip
      Keywords: ocain acidification, PMEL, Richard Feeley

Chinook Observer, May 22, 2012
The local rock scene: Local prospector uncovers possible volcanic deposits
      Keywords: David Butterfield, undersea volcano

The Bullitin, May 1, 2012
Climate change dissenters' rebuttal hinges on clouds
      Keywords: Andreas Muhlbauer, Chris Bretherton

The Environmental Magazine, May 1, 2012
This is your ocean on acid
      Keywords: Richard Feely, PMEL

APRIL

The New York Times, April 30, 2012
Clouds' effect on climate change is last bastion for dissenters
      Keywords: Andreas Muhlbauer, Chris Bretherton

SciDev.net, April 30, 2012
Tsunami forecast models 'too simple', say researchers
      Keyworkds: Diego Arcas, warning systems, ocean buoys 

RTT News, April 26, 2012
Forecasting and notification system for predicting tsunami impact developed
      Keywords: Vasily Titov, Sumatra earthquake, Center for Tsunami Research

The Seattle Times, April 12, 2012
Acidity in ocean killed NW oysters, new study says
      Keywords: Richard Feely, ocean chemistry

OPB News, April 10, 2012
Earthfix conversations: Counting up coal's CO2
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, emissions, Northwest ports

MARCH

NOAA Climate Watch, March 23, 2012
March storms pile up to nine feet of new snow onto Cascades
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco

Our Amazing Planet, March 22, 2012
Coldest, deepest ocean water mysteriously disappears
      Keywords: Sarah Purkey, Greg Johnson, Arctic bottom water

KPLU, March 16, 2012
Study: 17,500 NW homes may sink under rising seas (audio)
      Keywords: Nate Mantua, global warming

Eureka Alert, March 15, 2012
New dataset provides 40-year record of carbon dioxide accumulation in the surface ocean
      Keywords: PMEL, Chris Sabine

The Seattle Times, March 10, 2012
On NW coast, potential for tsunami waves up to 100 feet now seems possible
      Keywords: Vasily Titov, emergency management

MSNBC: Cosmic Log, March 8, 2012
The next wave in tsunami science (video)
      Keywords: Vasily Titov, PMEL, DART, tsunami forecasting

Nature, March 7, 2012
Tsunami forecasting: The next wave
      Keywords: PMEL, DART

Climate Central, March 2, 2012
Rising temps in Northwest may impact hydro, California
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, water supplies

FEBRUARY

Nature, February 29, 2012
Climate Change: A planet in flux
      Keywords: Muyin Wang

Seattle Times, February 28, 2012
Agreement delays stocking Elwha with nonnative hatchery fish
      Keywords: Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Mercury News, February 27, 2012
White House proposes to cut tsunami warning system
      Keywords: Vasily Titov, Luijun Chang, Chris Chamberlain

Hawaii 24/7, February 25, 2012
Tracking an ocean of carbon (video)
      Keywords: PMEL, carbon group

NOAA Climate Watch, February 23, 2012
Warming climate will add to habitat woes for Pacific Northwest salmon
      Keywords: Nathan Mantua, stream temperatures, habitat maps

San Juan Islander, February 17, 2012
Youth spend day in court fighting for climate change protection
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, lawsuit

Discover Magazine, February 6, 2012
North America's 2080 Water Forecast
      Keywords: Alan Hamlet, snowpack

JANUARY

Yakima Herald, January 12, 2012
Glacier study again highlights need for more water storage
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, snowpack

The Daily Astorian, January 11, 2012
Glaciers: Going, going, gone
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Igrid Tohver

The Register-Guard, January 11, 2012
Blue skies, bare slopes: High-pressure ridges have deflected winter storms before, but for six weeks?
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group

Yakima Herald Republic, January 7, 2012
Shrinking glaciers on Mt. Adams signal growing water problem
      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Ingrid Tohver, drought

Earth Times, January 6, 2012
River water hundreds of miles off course (video)
      Keywords: Ignatius Rigor, APL, ocean circulation

Newswise, January 3, 2012
Russian river water unexpected culprit behind arctic freshening near US, Canada
      Keywords: Ignatius Rigor, Arctic oscillation, sea ice