A framework for dynamical seasonal prediction of precipitation over the Pacific Islands 5 May 2014

A framework for dynamical seasonal prediction of precipitation over the Pacific Islands

Research funded by CPO’s Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections (MAPP) program was published in the latest issue of the Journal of Climate.

Moving toward collective impact in climate change literacy: the Climate Literacy And Energy Awareness Network 5 May 2014

Moving toward collective impact in climate change literacy: the Climate Literacy And Energy Awareness Network

A CLEAN manuscript has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Geoscience Education theme issue on climate literacy. In recent years various climate change education efforts have been launched, including federally (NOAA, NASA, NSF, etc.) and privately funded projects, as well as the development and deployment of the Climate and Energy Literacy frameworks, both reviewed and endorsed by the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

CPO staffs Earth Day booth with National Weather Service 5 May 2014

CPO staffs Earth Day booth with National Weather Service

Along with the National Weather Service, staff from NOAA’s Climate Program Office staffed an information booth at Union Station on Tuesday, April 22, to celebrate Earth Day.

CLIMAS RISA helps produce first ever Hopi Quarterly Drought Status Report 10 April 2014

CLIMAS RISA helps produce first ever Hopi Quarterly Drought Status Report

In partnership with the Hopi Department of Natural Resources, Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) – a RISA program – has helped generate the first ever Hopi Quarterly Drought Status report.

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