NOAA Research leads to a new milestone in improving operational predictions from weeks to seasons 27 September 2017

NOAA Research leads to a new milestone in improving operational predictions from weeks to seasons

As an important milestone for NOAA’s ongoing efforts, researchers from universities, NOAA OAR research laboratories and the National Weather Service (NWS) recently met to discuss efforts to improve S2S predictions.

CPO Awards CLIMAS $3.75M to Bolster Resilience to Extreme Climate 27 September 2017

CPO Awards CLIMAS $3.75M to Bolster Resilience to Extreme Climate

Researchers at the UA-led CLIMAS program will assess how Southwestern adaptations to extreme climate are functioning now, how that might change in the future and how the region can support long-term socioeconomic resilience.

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