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XBT Science: assessment of instrumental biases and errors

Monday, November 30, 2015

A new study funded by CPO’s Climate Observation Division was recently published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. The study by Cheng et al.examines in-depth studies and offers recommendations for correcting biases in expendable bathythermograph (XBT) data.

Early Dynamics of Deep Blue XBT Probes

Thursday, November 19, 2015

A new study funded by CPO’s Climate Observations Division was recently published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. The paper, "Early Dynamics of Deep Blue XBT Probes," focuses on the use of  expendable bathythermographs (XBTs)to monitor global ocean heat content, variability of ocean currents, and meridional heat transports.

Monitoring the Global Ocean through Ocean Climate Indicators

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

NOAA’s Climate Monitoring program competitively selected two new three-year projects totaling $855,734 in grants to produce observation-based global and (preferably) regional indices that facilitate monitoring the status, trends, extremes, and variability of ocean physical properties for the benefit of research, predictions, and decision makers. The two new projects join 13 multi-year projects totaling $2.2 million, that were funded last year in the same competition.

Pacific Arctic Observations Addressing Causes and Consequences of Sea Ice Loss

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

In 2015, NOAA’s Arctic Research Program competitively funded three new five-year projects involving $4.2 million in grants (and benefit from additional support by interagency and international partners). Through these three new projects, university partners will help to carry out multidisciplinary observations and research for five years (from 2015­ to 2020), in support of analysis, and modeling in the Pacific Arctic, i.e., the Chukchi ­Beaufort Sea, the East Siberian Sea, and the Arctic Ocean north of these regions.

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.

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    David M Legler, Division Chief
    301 427-2460

    Monica Morales – Riverside Technology, Inc., Program Support

    Claudia PerezRiverside Technology, Inc., Program Support

    Ocean Observing Program

    Steve PiotrowiczProgram Manager, Argo

    Emily Smith--Program Manager, Tide Gauges and Univ. of Hawaii Sea Level Center, Adopt a Drifter Coordinator


    James ToddProgram Manager, OceanSITES, Moorings

    Kathy TedescoProgram Manager, Ocean Carbon Observations

    Sidney ThurstonInternational Development

    LCDR Megan Raymond Operations Manager

    Monitoring Program

    Jennifer Saleem Arrigo – Program Manager

    Arctic Research Program

    Jeremy MathisDirector

    Sandy StarkweatherProgram Manager

    Monique Baskin--Knauss Fellow


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