News Archive 2015

DECEMBER

UW Today, December 29, 2015
Best of UW Today: 'Warm Blob' one of the most read articles in 2015
      Keywords: The Blob, Nick Bond

Saipan Tribune, December 28, 2015
Deep vents found in rarely explored Mariana Back-arc
      Keywords: Joe Resing

Washington Times, December 23, 2015
Upside-down weather pattern across US linked to El Nino
      Keywords: Nick Bond, snowpack

USA Today, December 19, 2015
Old weather whaling logs could reveal our future climate
      Keywords: Zooniverse, Old Weather Whaling

Marine Technology, December 18, 2015
New deep-sea vents, volcanic activity found in Mariana Back-Ark
      Keywords: Joe Resing

Smithsonian Magazine, December 17, 2015
Logbooks from 19th century whaling ships could help climate change scientists
      Keywords: Old Weather Whaling

The Guardian, December 17, 2015
The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understnad climate change

      Keywords: Old Weather Whaling, Kevin Wood, JISAO

ABC News, December 16, 2015
Climate researchers employ tool from 1800s: Whaling logs
      Keywords: Old Weather Whaling, Kevin Wood, JISAO

WCAI, December 15, 2015
Old weather points to future climate (audio)
      Keywords: Kevin Wood, Old Weather Whaling

Capital Press, December 13, 2015
Storms loosen drought's grip on Washington
      Keywords: Nick Bond

Spectrum, December 4, 2015
Tech industry vets fight effects of climate change
      Keywords: JISAO, cloud brightening

UW Today, December 3, 2015
Citizen-science climate project adds logs from historic Arctic whaling ships
      Keywords: Kevin Wood, Old Weather

Schmidt Ocean Institute, December 2015
Searching for life in hydrothermal Mariana
      Keywords: Joe Resing, vents

NOVEMBER

Gulf Times, November 18, 2015
A plan-B to confront climate change
      Keywords: Tom Ackerman, cloud brightening 

Tech Times, November 18, 2015
Scientists want to combat global warming with controversial cloud seeding
      Keywords: Tom Ackerman, JISAO, climate engineering

All Africa, November 18, 2015
South Africa: Plan B - Hacking the climate
      Keywords: Tom Ackerman, JISAO, geoengineering, cloud brightening

Miami Herald, November 16, 2015
CappSci inventors awards inaugural prizes
      Keywords: Remy Okazaki

The Spokesman-Review, November 16, 2015
Lingering drought seen in region's low lakes, waterways
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco

Seattle Magazine, November 2015
Seattle's most influential people of 2015
      Keywords: Nick Bond, The Blob, OWSC

High Country News, November 6, 2015
What does super El Nino mean for the American West?
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco, OWSC

The New York Times, November 2, 2015
The Pacific Ocean becomes a caldron
      Keywords: Nick Bond, The Blob

OCTOBER

Seattle Weekly, October 20, 2015
Will the snowpack be back?
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco, OWSC

Capital Press, October 16, 2015
Forecast confirms warm winter awaits Washington
      Keywords: Nick Bond, drought

VC Reporter, October 15, 2015
The warm blob: The science behind warmer-than-normal coastal waters
      Keywords: Nick Bond, JISAO

College of the Atlantic, October 10, 2015
Listening to the Sea at UW Seattle
      Keywords: Marina Cucuzza, JISAO internship program

Gear Patrol, October 5, 2015
Will ski resorts face another disastrously warm winter?
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco, OWSC

AUGUST

IntraFish, August 27, 2015
New Bering Sea study to help shape fishery management
      Keywords: Al Hermann, Wei Cheng, JISAO

NOAA, August 26, 2015
New comprehensive Bering Sea climate change study to focus on fish and fising and provide insight for management in changing marine environment
      Keywords: Al Hermann, Wei Cheng, JISAO

UW News, August 26, 2015
New Bering Sea climate change project focuses on fish, management strategies
      Keywords: Al Hermann, Wei Cheng, JISAO

KUOW, August 12, 2015
Weather scientists want your help to understand 'The Blob' (audio)
      Keywords: Nick Bond

Chinook Observer, August 12, 2015
'Extreem drought' hits Washington for first time in decade
      Keywords" Karin Bumbaco

UW News, August 7, 2015
Washington state climatologist provides weekly drought updates
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco

Here and Now, Agust 7, 2015
'The Blob' takes over the west coast (audio)
      Keywords: Nick Bond

JULY

Seattle Times, July 30, 2015
'The Blob' may warm Puget Sound's waters, hurt marine life
      Keywords: Nick Bond

Access Washington, July 30, 2015
Puget Sound sweltering from the drought and Blob
      Keywords: Nick Bond

UW College of the Environment, July 21, 2015
JISAO scientists play critical role in ocean health XPRIZE
      Keywords, Remy Okazaki, Adrienne Sutton

On Earth, July 17, 2015
And I thought they were God's sneezes...
      Keywords: Andreas Muhlbauer, clouds, climate

Capital Press, July 17, 2015
Severe drought nearly blankets Washington
      Keywords: Nick Bond, 

NOAA News, July 14, 2015
Waters vast and cold: NOAA and partners sail to the Gulf of Alaska to study ocean acidification
      Keywords: Samantha Siedlecki, JISAO

KUOW, July 9, 2015
A philosopher and an atmospheric scientist walk into a bar (audio)
      Keywords: Tom Ackerman, climate change solutions

UW Today, July 8, 2015
Seafloor hot springs a significant source of iron in the oceans
      Keywords: Joe Resing, JISAO, Nature

Psy.org, July 8, 2015
Seafloor hot springs a significant source of iron in the oceans
      Keywords: Joe Resing, JISAO, Nature

JUNE

UW News, June 25, 2015
UW researcher helping pinpoint massive harmful algal bloom
      Keywords: Nick Bond, Ryan McCabe

Capital Press, June 8, 2015
Washington state climatologist foresees warm and dry winter ahead as El Nino gains strength in Pacific Ocean
      Keywords: Nick Bond

MAY

King 5 News, May 29, 2015
2015 another tough year for Northwest climate (video)
      Keywords: Nick Bond, drought, the blob

The Conversation, May 15, 2015
What is the 'warm blob' in the Pacific and what can it tell us about our future climate?
      Keywords: Nick Bond

NOAA Research, May 14, 2015
NOAA Scientists Provide Expertise for the $2 Million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE
      Keywords: Remy Okazaki, PMEL, ocean acidification

PBS Northwest Now, May 8, 2015
Cleaning up Puget Sound (video)
      Keywords: Nick Bond, Richard Feely

Yale Climate Connections, May 6, 2015
Whys, wherefores of California's nagging drought (video)
      Keywords: Nick Bond, the blob

The Spokesman-Review, May 1, 2015
By 2050, warm winter could be normal for Northwest
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco

APRIL

UW News, April 29, 2015
Antarctic ice core shows northern trigger for ice age climate shifts
      Keywords: Joel Pedro

Climate Central, April 28, 2015
Pacific Northwest's 'wet drought' possible sign of future
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco


'Warm blob' in the Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the U.S.
      Keywords: Nick Bond, JISAO

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES COVER THE STORY

My Northwest, April 24, 2015
Ocean blob is a 'bad deal of weather cards' for Northwest (audio)

CNN, April 22, 2015
Blob of warm Pacific water threatens ecosystem, may intensify drought (video)

USA Today, April 21, 2015
How 'the blob' caused USA's weird weather

Global News, April 15, 2015
Climatologist Nick Bond explains The Blob (video)

Morning Ledger, April 14, 2015
Is Pacific Ocean warm blob responsible for Califonia Drought and freezing winters in Eastern US?

Science 2.0, April 14, 2015
'Warm blob' in the pacific ocean linked to weird weather

Daily Science Journal, April 12, 2015
Weird anomaly called 'the blob' is causing strange weather across US

NBC News, April 10, 2015
What's causing weird weather? Blame a 'warm blob' of water

Discovery News, April 10, 2015
'Warm blob' in the Pacific to blame for wonky UW weather

The Washington Post, April 10, 2015
California's drought and the weird warm 'blob' in the Pacific that may be fueling it

Phys.org, April 9, 2015
"Warm blob' in Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the US

Seattle PI, April 9, 2015
What the Pacific 'blob' can tell us about climate change

KOMO News, April 9, 2015
UW: 'Warm blob' in the Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the U.S.

UW Today, April 9, 2015
'Warm blob' in Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the U.S.

End of 'Warm blob' in Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the U.S.


UW Today, April 2, 2015
UW, NASA prepare for effort to maasure rain, snow on Olympic Peninsula
      Keywords: CoCoRaHS

MARCH

Climate Central, March 26, 2015
The West Coast is in hot water
      Keywords: Nick Bond

CBC Radio, March 20, 2015
Pacific warm water 'blob' threatens salmon, seabirds (audio)
      Keywords: Nick Bond

KABC, March 5, 2015
Snow is delicious. But is it dangerous to eat?
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty

FEBRUARY

King 5 News, February 28, 2015
This warm winter could be the new normal (video)
      Keywords: Nick Bond

The Washington Times, February 16, 2015
Contenders for Ocean XPrize get a real-world test in Seattle
      Keywords: Remy Okazaki

The Seattle Times, February 15, 2015
Contenders for Ocean XPrize get a real-world test in Seattle
      Keywords: Remy Odazaki

SMN Weekly, February 9, 2015
Oceans are also vulnerable to underwater volcanoes
      Keywords: Ed Baker, JISAO

Science Recorder, February 8, 2015
Underwater volcano eruptions can significantly impact climate too
      Keywords: Ed Baker, JISAO

The Westside Story, February 8, 2015
Underwater volcano eruptions also contributes to world climate change, says NOAA study
      Keywords: Ed Baker, JISAO

E&E News, February 6, 2015
Researcher finds connection between undersea volcanoes and climate change
      Keywords: Ed Baker, JISAO

JANUARY

Environmental Monitor, January 27, 2015
Large-scale survey of impurities in N. American snow to help climate modelers
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty

Twin Cities, January 22, 2015
Dirty snow in Great Plains could affect regional climate, study says
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty

KLCC, January 19, 2015
2014: The hottest year on record, warm in NW too (audio)
      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco

Popular Science, January 16, 2015
Dark snow doesn't bode well for North America
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty

The Daily, January 15, 2015
Don't eat the snow: UW study examines snow content for black carbon and other particles
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty, JISAO

Futurity, January 12, 2015
What's to blame for dirty snow?
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty, JISAO

Summit County Voice, January 10, 2015
Study tracks soot polution in snow
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty, JISAO

Reporting Climate Science, January 9, 2015
Epic survey finds regional patterns of soot and dirt on North American snow
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty, JISAO

UW News, January 8, 2015
Epic survey finds reginal patterns of soot and dirt on North American snow
      Keywords: Sarah Doherty. JISAO

Hawaii News, January 5, 2015
Revolutionary tsunami training tool focus of UH, NOAA workshop
      Keywords: Vasily Titov, Chris Moore, ComMIT