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Workshop findings: sustainability challenges for northeastern urban coasts

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A report of the Sustainable Urban Coasts in the Urban Northeast workshop, hosted in October 2014 at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, was published online by Local Environment.

NOAA’s Climate Program Office awards $44.3M to advance climate research, improve community resilience

Monday, October 03, 2016

NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) has awarded $44.34 million for 73 new projects designed to help advance the understanding, modeling, and prediction of Earth’s climate system and to foster effective decision making.

Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment launches new website

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) launched its new website at

Sea level in Indian Ocean shows abrupt rise, new study says

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A CPO-funded study was recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research, showing an abrupt sea level rise in the northern Indian Ocean since 2003.

NOAA-funded study finds new modeling approach significantly improves forecast skill

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
A study recently published in Environmental Research Letters shows that a new modeling approach significantly increases skill for precipitation and temperature predictions, particularly extremes.
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About the Climate Program Office

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...

Events Calendar

11/1/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Climate-Smart Strategies for Coastal Communities: Taking Advantage of the Community Rating System

This webinar will orient coastal managers to taking advantage of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which provides a consistent means of acquiring insurance against flooding from storm surge, precipitation, and other sources.