The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.
NOAA Hi-Def Radar is an excellent way to track storms, giving you a ton of useful information, but it's missing one important feature.
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Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.
New new supercomputers run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are set to predict weather around the world much more accurately.
Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.
As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.
Mapping software company Esri designed a live map, filled with data from NOAA and social media, which shows the hurricane's projected path and more.
NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.
Globe-trotters seeking a ready-made travel solution will appreciate the Xplorer's convenient Talk Abroad SIM. However, mounting expenses for a basic rugged handset will turn away existing GSM phone owners.
Live in an area prone to tornadoes, flash floods, hurricanes, extreme wind, ice storms, and the like? Your smartphone can't change the extreme weather, but it can alert you to it.