Rain poured down in California on Tuesday — giving the San Francisco Bay area its fifth-wettest day since 2009 and breaking a Dec. 2 record set in 1961 in Los Angeles — but the much-needed rainfall barely put a dent in the historic drought that has plagued the state.
StormGeo and Deep Sea Mooring signed an agreement to provide notifications of weather-related movements of floating offshore units and vessels undertaking complex marine operations.
Some scientists believe that some regions of the United States will fare better than others as the climate changes, although the havens will be few.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is turning to local harbormasters and marinas on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod to help educate the recreational boating public about the endangered right whale.
Scientists say the Gulf of Maine is warming at a faster rate than any other ocean in the world and that if the trend continues it could have a major impact on the commercial fishing industry.
Methane gas is emerging from the seafloor from at least 570 locations along the East Coast that range from near Cape Hatteras, N.C., to the Georges Bank southeast of Nantucket, Mass., according to scientists.
A large wave damaged a ferry that was headed to Boston Wednesday, leaving passengers stranded at sea for hours.
In the state of Washington, billions of baby oysters in Pacific inlets are dying and, while lobbyists and financial backers debate the cause, politicians are staking their claim in the fight.
Rising water levels in the Midwest and Great Lakes have been welcomed in some areas, but have also presented challenges in other regions.
Chad Greenway, a star football player for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, helped rescue two people earlier this week in questionable conditions on chilly Lake Minnetonka.