Thursday, August 27, 2015

CPO science advisor participates in World Economic Forum

Laura Petes, Ecosystem Science Advisor in the NOAA Climate Program Office, is attending the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, People's Republic of China, from Sept. 10-13. 

Petes was selected as one of the World Economic Forum's 2013 Young Scientists after having been nominated by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.  Also known as the “Summer Davos,” the meeting creates a unique opportunity for exchange between business leaders and key decision-makers from government, media, academia and civil society. 

The Meeting will bring together participants from 90 countries to share strategies and solutions and discuss global issues and risks.  Petes is one of 10 Global Young Academy members who have been selected to participate in the 2013 Young Scientists Programme.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013/Categories: General News

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Events Calendar

9/2/2015 2:00 PM

CPO's CVP program announces Webinar Series on Decadal Variability and Predictability

Starting Wednesday, September 2nd at 2PM EDT

Please join us from 2-3PM EDT on Wednesday, September 2nd for our first webinar of the series, featuring presentations by Martha Buckley (Low-frequency SST and upper-ocean heat content variability in the North Atlantic) and Brian Soden (Mechanisms of Low-Frequency Variability of the Atmospheric Circulation Over the 20th Century).

For the full schedule and to sign up to view the webinars, visit

8/28/2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NOAA FIREX Virtual Town Hall

Friday, August 28, 2-4pm EDT (12-2PM MDT)

NOAA colleagues from ESRL/CSD and AC4 will be hosting a virtual Town Hall, meant as an update to the FIREX white paper released last fall and AGU Town Hall on wildfires in a changing climate. Read more for a summary of the webinar and to learn how to register.