Scientists can predict storms such as the one that struck the Bay Area on Sunday with some clarity when the systems are over the ocean. But once they make landfall, what happens becomes a little murkier.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday in San Francisco that it has formed a sensor network statewide that will help track storms and better predict floods.
This video, made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows the enormous amount of power unleashed by the earthquake in Japan, and the waves it sent through the Pacific.
Commerce IG says fisheries officials illegally shredded documents in probe
An unpublished Inspector-General’s report obtained by The Examiner said officials of the Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) destroyed hundreds of documents in a “shredding party” in November 2009 “in the middle of an investigation by the Office of the Inspector-General.” Read More
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says the White House released an unjustifiably rosy report on the progress of the Gulf cleanup, and falsely claimed that it had already been peer-reviewed.
From his office: Read More