Global warming precipitation accumulation increases above the current-climate cutoff scale 21 February 2017

Global warming precipitation accumulation increases above the current-climate cutoff scale

A CPO-funded study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests intensifying precipitation may change with atmospheric temperature changes.

New insights into the Madden-Julian Oscillation 21 February 2017

New insights into the Madden-Julian Oscillation

A CPO-supported study documents continued progress in understanding why the Madden-Julian Oscillation often weakens over the Indo-Pacific Maritime Continent.

New York City experiencing fast sea level rise 20 February 2017

New York City experiencing fast sea level rise

A new CPO-supported study demonstrates the risk of inundation in coastal areas such as New York City. 

AC4 supports 10 new projects in FY16 3 October 2016

AC4 supports 10 new projects in FY16

In FY16 the AC4 program funded 10 new projects consisting of 17 individual grants totaling $6.5 million to universities and non-Federal research laboratories. The projects will support the Fire Influence on Regional and Global Environments Experiment (FIREX) led by NOAA’s Chemical Science Division.

New insights into the role of atmospheric conditions in Labrador Sea deep convection 10 June 2016

New insights into the role of atmospheric conditions in Labrador Sea deep convection

New research suggests the abrupt deep convection of the 2008 winter in the Labrador Sea is associated with unusual atmospheric conditions in the western North Atlantic and large-scale cooling in North America.

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