Tackling the challenges of a drier, hotter, more fire-prone future 11 April 2021

Tackling the challenges of a drier, hotter, more fire-prone future

In a new EOS Opinion Article, MAPP Drought Task Force leaders Rong Fu, Andrew Hoell, Justin Mankin, and Isla Simpson, working with NIDIS staff member Amanda Sheffield, describe the disastrous impacts droughts, heat waves and fires have globally. They also highlight new MAPP- and NIDIS-funded research that tackles the challenges of a drier, hotter, more fire-prone future.
Study Models Global Methane Budget and Trend 6 April 2021

Study Models Global Methane Budget and Trend

A recently published study uses both satellite and in situ observations of atmospheric methane to model methane sources, removals, and trends from 2010 to 2017.

Women’s History Month: Dr. Suzana Camargo journeys from plasma physics to climate science, from Brazil to the United States 31 March 2021

Women’s History Month: Dr. Suzana Camargo journeys from plasma physics to climate science, from Brazil to the United States

Dr. Camargo journeyed from Brazil's most populous city to New York in 1999. She came with little more than a passion for physics and mathematics, as well as a strong drive to leave a mark on the world. Now, an accredited climate researcher and scientist with the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, Camargo shares her story. Camargo documents her upbringing, her climate research, diversity in the climate science field and more in a profile-feature story for Women's History Month. 

Women’s History Month: A conversation with Dr. Allison Wing 30 March 2021

Women’s History Month: A conversation with Dr. Allison Wing

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are profiling female staff and scientists who work at the NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) or are funded by NOAA CPO. Dr. Allison Wing, the subject of this interview, works as an assistant professor in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS) at Florida State University. She also holds an appointment as an adjunct associate research scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Meet Our Scientists: Sally Ng 30 March 2021

Meet Our Scientists: Sally Ng

Dr. Sally Ng, an atmospheric scientist funded by CPO's Atmospheric Chemistry Carbon Cycle and Climate (AC4) program, is featured in a NOAA Research "Meet Our Scientsits" profile as part of Women's History Month.

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