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A breakthrough in understanding about the causes of climate change has today been published online in the prestigious international journal Science.
NIWA climate scientists studying the diaries of an early English missionary stationed in the Far North have found the oldest surviving long-term instrumental weather records made in New Zealand.
Across the northern North Island, soil moisture levels have generally remained the same or increased slightly when compared to this time last week.
NIWA scientists are tapping into nature’s archives to understand our abrupt climate changes.
On the North Island, soil moisture levels have generally remained the same or increased when compared to this time last week.
Tropical Cyclone Winston is showing some signs of weakening as of this morning, now located about 600km southeast of Vanuatu’s southernmost islands.
NIWA meteorologists continue to monitor the progression of Tropical Cyclone Winston.
The remains of Tropical Cyclone Winston, which devastated Fiji over the weekend, may hit New Zealand at the end of the week, according to NIWA meteorologists.
An early fascination with the sky helped Sam Dean forge a career in atmospheric and climate science.
Changes in soil moisture levels across the North Island vary when compared to this time last week, with a mixture of both increased and decreased moisture.
Despite tropical systems staying north, heavy rain and strong wind threatens this week.
The coldest seawater on earth could help scientists understand why Antarctic sea ice is growing in a warming world
Niwa meteorologists continue to cast a watchful eye over two strengthening tropical cyclones in the South Pacific.
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
NIWA meteorologists are monitoring the potential for ex-tropical cyclones to affect New Zealand early next week.
NIWA’s climate scientists are working to improve seasonal climate forecasts.
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
New Zealand’s answer to ocean acidification is a model of the ‘best team’ approach – when organisations pool talent and resources to find solutions to national, or global, issues.]
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
Over the past week, soil moisture levels across the North Island have mostly remained the same or increased.

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