Atmospheric rivers more frequent and intense during certain phases of ENSO, study says 3 April 2017

Atmospheric rivers more frequent and intense during certain phases of ENSO, study says

A new study by Hye-Mi Kim (Stony Brook University) and other researchers has found that the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, which changes slowly and is usually predictable many months in advance, affects how frequently atmospheric rivers make landfall along the western U.S. coast.

NOAA publishes agency-wide framework to optimize and accelerate modeling 29 March 2017

NOAA publishes agency-wide framework to optimize and accelerate modeling

A new NOAA report describes high-priority recommendations to improve the way NOAA develops and operates models.

Skillful seasonal predictions of the California Current sea surface temperature possible, study says 29 March 2017

Skillful seasonal predictions of the California Current sea surface temperature possible, study says

A seasonal multi-model forecast system can produce skillful predictions of sea surface temperature in the California Current System up to 4 months in advance, according to a new study published in Climate Dynamics.
Understanding natural climate variability can improve predictions of sea-ice coverage at short and long term scales, study says 16 March 2017

Understanding natural climate variability can improve predictions of sea-ice coverage at short and long term scales, study says

A CPO-funded study published on Nature Climate Change demonstrates how understanding natural climate variability can improve predictions of sea-ice coverage at short and long term scales.

Biogeochemical floats can be used to improve measurements of sea-air CO2 exchanges, study shows 16 March 2017

Biogeochemical floats can be used to improve measurements of sea-air CO2 exchanges, study shows

A CPO-funded study shows biogeochemical floats can be used to improve measurements of sea-air CO2 exchanges, which are essential for future improvements in climate modeling and projections.

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