Wednesday, April 26, 2017

MAPP Webinar Series

Disseminating research results and connecting scientists

The MAPP program organizes monthly webinars to enable better communication among MAPP PIs, provide PIs with an opportunity to publicize their research results and better connect with NOAA labs.

The series has attracted over 1,800 participants with 70 on average for each session. Approximately half of the attendees are NOAA-affiliated, a quarter are from Universities and another quarter come from other Federal agencies, the private sector, state and local governments, international organizations, and other sources.


For additional information about the Webinar series, please contact Dan Barrie (

2014 - 2015 Webinar Series
Date/Time Title
September 9, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Tropical Cyclones: Predictions and Projections
  Speakers: Suzana Camargo (Columbia University)
Kerry Emanuel (MIT)
Shian-Jiann Lin (NOAA GFDL)

October 16, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET 
CPTF/MAPP Webinar: NAO variability, predictability, and related prediction improvements
Speakers:  Tim Stockdale (ECMWF)
Adam Scaife (UK Met Office)
October 29, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Seasonal Prediction: Achievements and New Frontiers
Co-sponsored by  
 Speakers: Lisa Goddard (Columbia University)
Eric Guilyardi (LOCEAN/IPSL and NCAS-Climate)
Ben Kirtman (University of Miami)
December 2, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
Marine Ecosystems: Forecasting and Projecting Health and Resource Availability
Co-sponsored by  Office of Science and Technology
 Speakers: Anne Hollowed (NOAA PMEL)
Janet Nye (Stony Brook University)
Charles Stock (NOAA GFDL)
January 13, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET 
Arctic Modeling: Improving Models and Predictions in the Arctic
Speakers:  Olga Sergienko (NOAA GFDL)
Hal Ritchie (Environment Canada)
Wanqiu Wang (NOAA NCEP CPC)
February 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Weather-Climate Linkages: Analysis, Modeling, and Prediction Efforts
Chris Bretherton (University of Washington)
Martin Hoerling (NOAA ESRL)
Nat Johnson (University of California, San Diego)
February 25, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Addressing a Major Model Challenge: Improving the Representation of Clouds in Climate and Earth System Models
 Speakers:  Chris Golaz (NOAA GFDL)
Steve Krueger (University of Utah)
Roger Marchand (University of Washington)

March 18, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Modeling the Stratosphere: Ozone, Reanalysis, Predictability, and connections with the Troposphere
Ming Cai (Florida State University)
Judith Perlwitz (NOAA ESRL)
Larry Horowitz (NOAA GFDL)

May 7, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Transitioning Research to Applications Part I: Organizational Efforts
Speakers:  Annarita Mariotti (NOAA CPO)
Jin Huang (NOAA CPC)
Hendrik Tolman (NOAA EMC)
May 12, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Transitioning Research to Applications Part II: Research and Development Delivering New Capabilities
Speakers:   Sarah Lu (University at Albany)
Mike Ek (NOAA EMC)
Cecelia DeLuca (NOAA ESRL)
June 9, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM ET   
Drought Understanding, Monitoring, and Prediction
Speakers:  Martin Hoerling (NOAA ESRL)
Amir AghaKouchak (University of California, Irvine)
Tom Delworth (NOAA GFDL)
John Nielsen-Gammon (Texas A&M University)

The Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) Program's mission is to enhance the Nation's capability to understand and predict natural variability and changes in Earth's climate system. The MAPP Program supports development of advanced climate modeling technologies to improve simulation of climate variability, prediction of future climate variations from weeks to decades, and projection of long-term future climate conditions. To achieve its mission, the MAPP Program supports research focused on the coupling, integration, and application of Earth system models and analyses across NOAA, among partner agencies, and with the external research community.

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Upcoming Events

4/26/2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MAPP Webinar Series: NOAA Unified Modeling Task Force Overview

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program will host a webinar on the topic of an overview of the NOAA Unified Modeling Task Force on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The announcement is provided below.