Thursday, October 08, 2015


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NOAA’s Climate Program Office awards $48M to advance climate research, improve community resilience

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The Climate Program Office (CPO), a part of NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), has awarded 53 new projects conducted by NOAA laboratories and operational centers, universities, and other agency and research partners valued at more than $48 million over the 1-5 year duration of the projects.

NOAA co-leads development of the Global Framework for Climate Services 2015-2018 work plan

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) is a multilateral initiative aimed at increasing resilience to climate variability and change around the world.

El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Sea Level Pressure Anomalies in the Western Pacific

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Research supported by NOAA CPO’s Climate Variability and Predictability (CVP) program and the Modeling, Analysis, Predictions and Projections (MAPP) program has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Climate.

How has subtropical stratocumulus and associated meteorology changed since the 1980s?

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Work supported by the Climate Program Office's Climate Observation Division (authors: C. Seethala, et al. from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography) has been published online for early release in the Journal of Climate.

Towards predictive understanding of regional climate change

Monday, September 14, 2015

A paper supported by both CPO's MAPP and ESS programs focuses on advances and challenges in understanding and projecting regional climate change. The paper will appear on the cover of the October issue of Nature Climate Change, but was published early online on Sept. 7, 2015.

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About the Climate Program Office

The Climate Program Office (CPO) manages competitive research programs in which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application of this knowledge in risk management and adaptation efforts.  CPO-supported research is conducted in regions across the United States, at national and international scales, and globally. Learn more...

Events Calendar

10/21/2015 2:00 PM

CVP Webinar Series on Decadal Variability and Predictability

Final Session: Wednesday, October 21st at 2pm

Please join us from 2-3PM EDT on Wednesday, October 21st for our final Decadal Variability and Predictability webinar, featuring presentations on Ocean Heat & Antarctic Glacial Ice Melt and on Historical Multidecadal Variability of AMOC.

For the full schedule and to sign up to view the webinars, visit