Approximately $15 million will be available for about 90 new awards, pending budget appropriations, with most awards funded between $50,000 and $300,000 per year.
The seven interns each bring their own unique set of skills and knowledge to CPO and will contribute to various programs focusing on many different aspects of climate. The group represents a wide range of degree programs and geographically diverse universities.
Nine new postdoctoral fellows are commencing cutting-edge research projects that will contribute innovative climate science to the research community as well as NOAA’s mission. These fellows are the new 2021-2023 class of NOAA Climate and Global Change (C&GC) Postdoctoral Fellows, selected by NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
Highlighted as the most diverse cohort to date, the program addresses NOAA's goal of a diverse and highly trained workforce as well as OAR's specific skill needs.
Sponsored by CPO, the C&GC Program aims to help create and train the next generation of leading researchers needed for climate studies, to serve the Nation and support NOAA’s mission.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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