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Bakken Oil Field emitting roughly 2% of Earth's ethane, says new report

Monday, May 02, 2016

New research in Geophysical Research Letters and partially funded by CPO's AC4 program found that the Bakken Formation, an oil and gas field in North Dakota and Montana, is responsible for roughly 2 percent of the globe's ethane--about 250,000 tons per year. 

Chill Out: Cooling of Coastal Surface Waters Impacts Hurricane Intensity

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Tropical storms like 2011’s Hurricane Irene experienced cooling in the coastal surface waters ahead of the eye of the hurricane, which reduced storm intensity, according to a CPO-funded study by Rutgers’ University Professor Scott Glenn and partners published in Nature Communications.

11th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

CPO's Climate Observation Division will help support the 11th 11th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop, upcoming May 13-17. 

MAPP Webinar Series: Extreme Heat and Health: Creating Environmental Intelligence Through Science, Predictions, and Engagement

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program will host a webinar on the topic of Extreme Heat and Health: Creating Environmental Intelligence Through Science, Predictions, and Engagement on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The webinar is co-hosted by the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS), the Climate Variability and Predictability (CVP) program, the Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM) program, and the Regional Integrated Science and Assessments (RISA) program. The announcement is provided here.

New book highlights positive impacts of the NOAA RISA program

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program is proud to announce the release of Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, an edited volume being published by Wiley & Sons.

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