Jane Lubchenco

Feb. 12, 2010

A National Climate Service

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco discusses a proposal for the creation of a national climate forecasting department akin to the National Weather Service.

climate, weather, noaa

Mar. 27, 2009

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco

Earlier this month, Jane Lubchenco was confirmed as the administrator of NOAA. We'll talk with her this hour.

noaa, oceans, earth science

Feb. 15, 2008

State of the Oceans

We depend on them for food, recreation, and more -- so why do we treat our oceans so badly? In this hour, Ira and guests take a look at the state of the world's ocean ecosystems. The prognosis isn't good -- but is it hopeless?

oceans, ecosystems, water, coral, fish

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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