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RISA Competition Webinars: Schedule Released

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The RISA Program Will Be Hosting Two Webinars to provide general information about the program and answer any questions on the upcoming FY16 Competition. Please Click On Article Title for Webinar Information and Further Details.

New center to advance drought research, preparedness

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The CPO-sponsored National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) in June 2015 has funded the Drought Risk Management Research Center (DRMRC), at the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The center will focus on research to improve drought monitoring, impacts assessment and risk management in close partnership with NIDIS and its federal, state, tribal and local partners, domestically and internationally. These efforts will advance preparedness for drought events and contribute to mitigation of its impacts.

Can we use ocean temperatures to predict seasonal Pacific typhoon intensity?

Monday, June 15, 2015
Research funded by the Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections program, recently published in Science Advances, evaluated the factors affecting seasonal variability in northwestern Pacific typhoon peak intensity.

Cultural knowledge and local vulnerability in African American Communities

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A paper supported by a grant from CPO’s Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications (COCA) program has been selected for Advance Online Publication in Nature Climate Change. The paper “Cultural knowledge and local vulnerability in African American Communities” appeared on the publication’s website on June 8, 2015.

Semi-arid regions may be key to understanding and predicting variations in the land CO2 sink

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Terrestrial ecosystems pull about one-fourth of anthropogenic CO2 emissions out of the atmosphere per year, serving as a sink for CO2 since industrialization.

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