News Archive 2009


NOAA Center for Tsunami Research, December 23, 2009

Indian Ocean Fuels Completion of NOAA Tsunami Warning System »

      Keywords: PMEL, DART Buoys, Vasily Titov

JISAO Scientists Discover Deepest Undersea Volcanic Eruption Ever Seen
      Keywords: Joe Resing, West Mata Volcano, Video, Boninite Lava, Remote Submersible Robot


Fox News, December 22, 2009

Deep-Sea Volcanoes (video interview with Joe Resing) », December 21, 2009

Deepest Submarine Volcano Captured on Film », December 18, 2009

Scientists Capture Deepest Underwater Volcanic Eruption on Film (video) », December 18, 2009

First Ever Filming of Underwater Volcano Eruption - Like 'Fourth of July' (video) », December 18, 2009

Mystery of the Deep, Underwater Volcano Filmed During Eruption (video) »

UW News, December 17, 2009

Scientists Witness for the First Time Magma Streaming from Volcano in Deep Ocean (video) »

ABC News, December 17, 2009

Deepest Undersea Volcanic Eruption Ever Seen (video) »

NOAA News, December 17, 2009

Scientists Discover and Image Explosive Deep-Ocean Volcano »

Seattle Times, December 17, 2009

Lava Flow from Deep-Sea Volcano Captured on Video », December 17, 2009

Marine Scientists Discover Deepest Undersea Erupting Volcano »

End of "JISAO Scientists Discover Deepest Undersea Volcanic Eruption Ever Seen" news links.


Seattle Weekly, November 18, 2009

Critical Mass: Atmospheric Sciences/JISAO Researcher Feature on Cover of Seattle Weekly »

      Keywords: Cliff Mass, Weather Forecasting


Scienceblogs/, October 8, 2009

From Tropical Forests to Peer Mentoring - An Emerging Force in Earth Science »
Keywords: Meredith Hastings

Rotary Club of the University District, October 2009

JISAO Director Presents Climate Change Data at Rotary Club Meeting »

      Keywords: Tom Ackerman


American Samoa Hit by Tsunami After Earthquake in Pacific
      Keywords: Christopher Moore, Vasily Titov, Pacific Marine Environmental Lab, DART buoys


NPR, October 1, 2009

Military Searches for Bodies, Brings Aid to Samoans », September 30, 2009

Dozens Killed in South Pacific Tsunami », September 29, 2009

Earthquake Happens During Tsunami Exercise », September 29, 2009

Little Impact Seen In Hawaiian Waters: Many Beachgoers Ignore Warnings », September 29, 2009

Local Businesses Challenged by Tsunami », September 29, 2009

Hawaii Spared Effects of Deadly Tsunami »

End of "American Samoa Hit by Tsunami After Earthquake in Pacific" news links., September 30, 2009

1,000 US Mayors Have Signed Climate Protection Pledge »
Keywords: Climate Impacts Group

NOAA, September 25, 2009

      NOAA Taking El Niño Awareness to the Streets », September 23, 2009

Atmospheric Science: Cloudy with a Chance of Science »
Keywords: Thomas Ackerman, Aerosols, September 18, 2009

Time to Get a New Thermostat: Climate Change is the New Norm in the Northwest »

      Keywords: Karin Bumbaco, Phil Mote, IPCC, September 2, 2009

UW Wins Major Grant to Explore Ocean Floor »

      Keywords: Ocean Observatories Initiative, Mark Emmert, Regional Scales Nodes (RSN)

AUGUST, August 18, 2009

Students Trade Lazy Days of Summer for NOAA Science Camp »

      Keywords: Mick Spillane, Drew Hamilton, August 18, 2009

Around the Americas Project Deploys Buoys to Collect Data on Changing Oceans and Consequences of Global Warming »
Keywords: Ocean Watch, Global Drifter Program, APL, Ignatius Rigor

JULY, July 18, 2009

Unplanned Tsunami Forecast Demonstrated at Tsunami Symposium in Russia »

      Keywords: Vasily Titov, PMEL, Dusky Sound earthquake, DART, July 17, 2009

Tsunami Symposium Sees NOAA Research Forecast in Action »

      Keywords: Vasily Titov, PMEL, Dusky Sound earthquake, DART, July 10, 2009

El Nino May Hurt Vancouver Olympics »

      Keywords: Nick Bond, July 8, 2009

Listen to JISAO's Ignatius Rigor talk about Arctic Sea Ice Research (audio) »

JUNE, June 25, 2009

CIG Scientist Jeremy Littell Leads Study on Wildfire Growth in the West »

      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, fire fuels, climate-fire relationship, ecosystems, June 14, 2009

Oysters in Deep Trouble
      Keywords: PMEL, ocean acidification, Richard Feely, Chris Sabine, June 7, 2009

JISAO Forecaster Predicts El Nino Conditions »

      Keywords: Nathan Mantua, drought, June 5, 2009

Undersea Volcanic Eruptions Spotted in Action »

      Keywords: Joseph Resing, PMEL

JISAO-Funded Study Reveals How Humans Have Disrupted the Nitrogen Cycle
      Keywords: Meredith Hastings, Brown University


New Proxy Reveals How Humans Have Disrupted the Nitrogen Cycle », June 4, 2009

Burning Fossil Fuels is Disrupting Nitrogen Cycle »

Brown University News, June 4, 2009

New Proxy Reveals How Humans Have Disrupted the Nitrogen Cycle », June 4, 2009

JISAO-Funded Research on Disruption of the Nitrogen Cycle »

End of "JISAO-Funded Study Reveals How Humans Have Disrupted the Nitrogen Cycle" news links.

MAY, May 20, 2009

EPA Public Hearing on Greenhouse Gases »

      Keywords: Phil Mote, Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Air Act, May 12, 2009

Climate Change Cutting Cascade Snowpack »

      Keywords: Climate Impacts Group, Joseph Casola, May 12, 2009

JISAO Funding Supports Snowpack Research in the Cascades »

      Keywords: Phil Mote, climate change, snow, Dennis Lettenmaier, May 11, 2009

A Sea Change' Screens on World Ocean Day »

      Keywords: SIFF, film festival, Ed Miles, ocean acidification, documentary, PMEL, May 4, 2009
All We Do Now to Save Salmon Could Mean Nothing »
Keywords: Nate Mantua, salmon, climate change, endangered species, river

APRIL, April 23, 2009

JISAO's Ed Miles Named Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Sciences »

      Keywords: University Week, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

JISAO's Muyin Wang is co-author of "A sea ice free summer Arctic within 30 years?"

Read Report: Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 36, L07502, doi:10.1029/2009GL037820, 2009»
      Keywords: Muyin Wang, JISAO, NOAA, Arctic Ocean, sea ice, global warming, greenhouse PMEL


Arctic Ocean May Have No Ice in 30 Years, Three Times Faster Than Previously Thought», April 2, 2009

Arctic could go ice-free with in decades: Study», April 3, 2009
U.S. study: Ice-free Arctic summers likely sooner than expected» (Australia), April 6, 2009

Arctic to be near ice-free within 30 years» (AP) (Canada), April 3, 2009

Study says Arctic sea ice melting faster than expected»

E&E News PM, April 2, 2009

CLIMATE: Polar summers could be ice-free in 30 years», April 2, 2009

Arctic sea ice gone in 30 years -- what will become of wildlife?», April 2, 2009

Dramatic Arctic sea ice shrinkage predicted: Maximum area within 30 years expected to be third of last year's low level»

NOAA Daily Clips, April 3, 2009

Early Briefing Articles» (AP), April 2, 2009

Study: Arctic Sea Ice Melting Faster Than Expected»

Science Magazine, March 27, 2009

GLOBAL WARMING: Arctic Summer Sea Ice Could Vanish Soon But Not Suddenly» (Australia), April 5, 2009

We're skating on very thin ice», April 5, 2009

Study finds ice-free Arctic possible within 30 years», Science Fair Blog, April 2, 2009
Ice-free Arctic possible in 32 years»

UW News, April 9, 2009

Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years, not 90 as previously estimated», April 6, 2009
Ice-Free Arctic Ocean Possible in 30, Not 90, Years»

End of "A sea ice free summer Arctic within 30 years" news links.

MARCH, March 1, 2009
Climate change & ocean film features NOAA and JISAO researchers: A Sea Change»

A Sea Change: imagine a world without fish website»
      Keywords: Edward Miles, Richard Feely, climate change, ocean acidification


JISAO's Climate Impacts Group releases report "Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment"

Read "Washington Climate Changes Impacts Assessment" report»


Study: Climate change to impact Wash.» / NPR Weekday, February 11, 2009
"Climate Change Report" audio of live interview with Philip Mote, Marketa McGuire Elsner, Jay Manning, and Janice Adair» - Basel, Switzerland, February 11, 2009

New State Climate Report Indicates Coming Decades Will be Challenging», February 11, 2009

Group releases climate impact forecast for Washington State»
(includes link to audio of Dave Ross interviewing Philip Mote)

Seattle PI, February 11, 2009

Less water, more heat forecast for state: Report details climate change in Washington»

The Seattle Times, February 11, 2009

Report: Climate change to wallop state»

University Week, February 11, 2009

New state climate report indicates coming decades will be challenging»

End of "Washington Climate Changes Impacts Assessment" news links.

Vancouver Sun (Canada), February 4, 2009
Obama's climate change initiative 'best hope' for salmon»
      Keywords: Nathan Mantua, climate change, JISAO, Pacific salmon


NOAA, January 15, 2009

Northern Fur Seal Pup Estimate Decline: Lowest Birth Rate Since 1916»
      Keywords: NOAA, Bering Sea, fisheries, environment, January 6, 2009

JISAO scientist Nick Bond quoted in "Why storms are good news for fishermen"»

      Keywords: Nicholas Bond, ocean temperature, storms, fisheries

Portland Business Journal, January 5, 2009

Philip Mote, research scientist with the Climate Impacts Group named first director for Oregon Climate Change Research Institute»
Keywords: Philip Mote, Climate Impacts Group (CIG), climate change


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