NASA's new SMAP satellite will collect unprecedented data on soil moisture to support Earth science, weather and crop yield forecasts, drought monitoring, flood prediction, and more.
Independent analyses confirm that 2014 was Earth's hottest year since records began in 1880.
USGCRP agencies will play a central part in a new initiative to connect students and citizens with the best-available scientific information about climate change.
Find the latest Climate Change Adaptation Plans released by Federal agencies, and browse a collection of resources to help agencies prepare for climate impacts.
In May 2014, USGCRP released the Third National Climate Assessment, the authoritative and comprehensive report on climate change and its impacts in the United States.