Increasing use of glider surveys will enable a robust and accurate climatology of the Gulf Stream.
A CPO-supported study analyzed this mode of variability, which can lead to improved rainfall predictions in the tropics and across the subtropics—including the United States.
The Lagrangian Drifter Laboratory at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is releasing a new type of drifter that will fill a unique role in the Global Ocean Observing System and in satellite validation and weather prediction.
This study evaluated models that skillfully simulated the Madden-Julian Oscillation, which is associated with extreme events in the United States.
A CPO-funded study in the Journal of Climate documents research on sea ice to understand essential processes in the climate system and other ecological systems.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather. In 2011, the United States experienced a record high number (14) of climate- and weather-related disasters where overall costs reached or exceeded $1 billion. Combined, these events claimed 670 lives, caused more than 6,000 injuries, and cost $55 billion in damages. Businesses, policy leaders, resource managers and citizens are increasingly asking for information to help them address such challenges.
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