Northeast farmers weigh warming climate, drenched fields

ITHACA, N.Y. – Farmers in the Northeast are adapting to longer growing seasons and warming climate conditions – but they may face spring-planting whiplash as they confront fields increasingly saturated with rain, according to a research paper published in the journal Climatic Change. “Climate change can easily intensify agricultural susceptibility, but also presents fresh, surprising […]

Cutting-edge climate data for New York has new digital home

ITHACA, N.Y. – Type “New York climate data” into Google and be prepared for a deluge of nearly 8 million search results. Somewhere in that vast flood may be the relevant information you need, but wading through what’s trivial and out of date can be a frustrating slog requiring time and scientific know-how to navigate. […]

What will winter have in store?

Experts with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) at Cornell University will be available to discuss this year’s official national winter forecast. The outlook will be released at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. Established in 1983, the NRCC works cooperatively with the National Climatic Data Center, the National Weather Service, state climate offices, and […]

Clear skies for Super Bowl Sunday

As the kickoff for the first ever cold-weather outdoor Super Bowl approaches, two climate experts with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) at Cornell University predict calm skies over MetLife Stadium. Established in 1983, the NRCC works cooperatively with the National Climatic Data Center, the National Weather Service, state climate offices, and other interested […]