Modeling, Analysis, Predictions and Projections (MAPP)

Scientists Develop Method For Seasonal Prediction Of Western Wildfires 24 May 2022

Scientists Develop Method For Seasonal Prediction Of Western Wildfires

Experimental forecast calls for a larger-than-average fire season this summer

Decline in Arctic Sea Ice Driven by Patterns in the Tropics 20 May 2022

Decline in Arctic Sea Ice Driven by Patterns in the Tropics

New results from climate models provide evidence that sea surface temperature anomalies in the tropics were key drivers in the rapid decline of Arctic summer sea ice extent in 2012.

 

MAPP CMIP6 Task Force Concludes Three Year Initiative 13 May 2022

MAPP CMIP6 Task Force Concludes Three Year Initiative

Starting in 2019, MAPP organized the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 6 (CMIP6) Task Force to coordinate research activities targeted toward the development of climate projections. The CMIP6 Task Force links researchers across 13 funded projects from the FY19 21st Century Integrated U.S. Climate Predictions and Projections funding opportunity, to facilitate communication, coordination, and synthesis of research results.
How Will a Warming World Impact El Niño? 6 May 2022

How Will a Warming World Impact El Niño?

ENSO is a major source of seasonal predictability and driver of global climate and extreme events. Changes in the seasonal evolution of ENSO during its onset and decay phases have received little attention by the research community. A new study published in Nature Communications aims to better understand these changes and ENSO’s impact.
How Will a Warming World Impact Alaska? 28 April 2022

How Will a Warming World Impact Alaska?

In a warming world, identifying snow and rainfall changes in locations around the world is a crucial effort due to the hydrological implications of such changes in addition to the surface albedo impacts. One such location is the last frontier, the state of Alaska.

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Dr. Annarita Mariotti
MAPP Program Director, on detail to EOP/OSTP
P: 301-734-1237
E: annarita.mariotti@noaa.gov

Dr. Daniel Barrie
Acting MAPP Program Director
P: 301-734-1256
E: daniel.barrie@noaa.gov

Courtney Byrd
MAPP Program Specialist
P: 301-734-1257
E: courtney.byrd@noaa.gov

Wenfei Ni
MAPP Program Specialist
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E: wenfei.ni@noaa.gov

Nicole Rucker
Knauss Fellow

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