10 August 2018
See what's been happening in the MAPP community!
Check out research and program highlights, as well as MAPP Task Force updates.
8/16/2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The NOAA/OAR Climate Program Office's MAPP Program will host a webinar on Thursday, August 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET on our program and new funding opportunities. This webinar will describe the MAPP Program, including our research focus areas and partnerships inside and outside of NOAA, our two new competitions, and the process for applying to our competitions. We will close with a Q&A session in which we will answer questions of general interest in real time via the chat function in WebEx.
31 July 2018
The deadline to submit an abstract and sign up for a modeling tutorial is now August 8th.
There is still time to get engaged in the upcoming NOAA General Modeling Meeting and Fair, September 10-12! August 8th is now the deadline to submit an abstract and sign-up for a modeling tutorial. Registration will remain open until August 31st (August 10th for Foreign Nationals).
27 July 2018
Unusual California Precipitation Over Last Two Winters Could Have Been Predicted
A new study shows that though seasonal forecasts failed to predict the unusual California preciptation during the winters of 2015-16 and 2016-17, forecasts issued a month ahead -- within the subseasonal timescale and much further ahead than a normal weather forecast -- could have accurately predicted the abnormal winter rain.
28 June 2018
A team of scientists found that a strengthened change in ocean temperatures from west to east (or gradient) in the tropical Pacific during the preceding winter is the main driver of more frequent heat waves in Texas.