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New study on anthropogenic methane emissions in the US

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The National Academies recently began a new study, largely sponsored by CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4) program, to improve tracking of human-caused methane emissions in the US and eventually develop better methane reduction strategies.

CPO’s Steve Piotrowicz to receive NOAA Administrator’s Award

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Climate Program Office’s Stephen R. Piotrowicz will receive one of the 2016 NOAA Administrator’s Awards for his outstanding management of the US Argo Ocean Observing program.

California Current System could experience weak El Niño-related impacts, study says

Friday, August 05, 2016
A CPO-funded study published in Geophysical Research Letters concluded that although tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures hit a record high during the 2015-2016 El Niño, impacts to marine ecosystems and primary production are likely to be weak in the California Current Stystem.

State of the Climate in 2015 rollout and highlights

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

NOAA and the American Meteorological Society released the State of the Climate in 2015 report on August 2, 2016. Scientists from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center led the report.

Updates to authoritative Atlantic Hurricane database

Monday, August 01, 2016
The official 1956 to 1960 hurricane season revisions—primarily from the master’s thesis research of Mr. Sandy Delgado—are now available in the HURDAT2 file on the Hurricane Research Division website. 
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