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U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit nominated for Webby Awards

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The International Academy of the Digital Arts & Sciences has chosen the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit--an initiative led by NOAA's Climate Program Office--as one of five nominees for the annual Webby Awards for online excellence. We are nominated in the 'Green' category. If you're a fan of our site, please consider voting for us.

Newly Published NOAA Technical Report on the Current State of Climate and Earth System Modeling at NOAA

Tuesday, April 07, 2015
A NOAA/OAR Technical Report titled “NOAA Holistic Climate and Earth System Model Strategy Phase I: Current State” has been published by the Climate Program Office/MAPP program. CPO/MAPP co-developed this report led by Dave DeWitt with staff at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), National Centers for Environmental Prediction Environmental (NCEP) and the Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) as part of a two-phased study to help define NOAA’s strategy for climate and earth system modeling.

New Maps & Data section on offers easy-to-understand maps and entry-level information on climate data

Monday, April 06, 2015

People who are interested in climate have a new source of maps and data on NOAA The recently updated page at offers easy-to-understand climate maps, a visual catalog of popular climate products, and instructional pages that cover the fundamentals of measuring climate variables and processing and using climate data.

David Legler leads service project for Charlottesville school

Friday, April 03, 2015

Dr David Legler, of CPO's Climate Observation Division, recently led a service project for North Branch School during a break for his 4-week Leadership Development course "Leadership for a Democratic Society" at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA.

Can ENSO forecasts help predict severe thunderstorm activity?

Friday, April 03, 2015

A potentially high-impact study sponsored by NOAA CPO’s Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections (MAPP) program titled “Influence of the El Niño/Southern Oscillation on tornado and hail frequency in the United States” was published online in Nature Geoscience on March 19.

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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...

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5/7/2015 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MAPP Webinar Series: Transitioning Research to Applications Part I: Organizational Efforts

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar titled Transitioning Research to Applications Part I: Organizational Efforts on May 7, 2015. The announcement is provided below; you are invited to remotely join the session.