Modeling, Analysis, Predictions and Projections (MAPP)

Using Multi-Model Subseasonal Forecasts for Hazelnut Agribusiness 10 January 2020

Using Multi-Model Subseasonal Forecasts for Hazelnut Agribusiness

Cold spells are defined as a rapid fall in temperatures within a 24-hour period and can harm crop and fruit farms.

Bridging the Weather-Climate Prediction Skill Gap with a Multi-Model Experiment 18 December 2019

Bridging the Weather-Climate Prediction Skill Gap with a Multi-Model Experiment

Researchers have for years been working to tackle the subseasonal to seasonal (S2S) prediction problem to improve forecasts. The Subseasonal Experiment, SubX, is an interagency research-to-operations project designed to help tackle this problem. The results of the project were recently published in BAMS. 

Understanding the MJO in a Future Warmer Climate 25 November 2019

Understanding the MJO in a Future Warmer Climate

A research team funded in part by CPO's MAPP and CVP Programs investigate the effect of global warming on the MJO. 

Reforecasting Warm-Season Precipitation in the United States Great Plains and Midwest 22 November 2019

Reforecasting Warm-Season Precipitation in the United States Great Plains and Midwest

Warm-season precipitation in the United States “Corn belt,” Great Plains and Midwest, greatly influence agricultural production and is subject to seasonal variability.

The Subseasonal eXperiment: A Major Coordinated Effort to Attack the Subseasonal Prediction Problem and Advance Operations and Research hand-in-hand 5 November 2019

The Subseasonal eXperiment: A Major Coordinated Effort to Attack the Subseasonal Prediction Problem and Advance Operations and Research hand-in-hand

A well-known gap in prediction skill extending from two weeks to several months exists in our climate modeling systems. With the inability of climate models to include all local and mesoscale land and atmospheric processes, reliable subseasonal forecasts and predictions have been difficult to produce.

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Dr. Annarita Mariotti
MAPP Program Director
P: 301-734-1237
E: annarita.mariotti@noaa.gov

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

Amara Huddleston*
MAPP Communications & Program Analyst
P: 301-734-1218
E: amara.huddleston@noaa.gov

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

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