Monday, April 21, 2014

CPO's Stanitski featured in new ‘JASON Learning’ middle school curriculum

Wednesday, July 03, 2013
A new climate curriculum for middle school called, "Climate: Seas of Change" was released last week as part of JASON Learning (formerly The JASON Project).  Diane Stanitski of NOAA's Climate Program Office is highlighted as a NOAA Host Researcher. The NOAA Adopt a Drifter Program and the global ocean observing system are also featured.

Assessing the Impact of Science Communication: Strategies and Online Tools

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
David Herring, AAAS Fellow and Director of Communication and Education at the NOAA Climate Program Office, wrote a guest article for the inaugural issue of the webLyzard Newsletter on strategies and online tools for conveying science.

Redesigned puts power of climate data in users' hands

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Today, NOAA unveiled a new and improved version of, a one-stop web resource for information about our changing climate from NOAA and agencies across the federal government. upgrades include expanded content and simplifying access to new data tools, imagery, educational resources and more.

New video series from NOAA Ocean Today explores the role of sea ice in the ocean

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The 2012 Arctic summer sea ice extent is the lowest since taking measurement. In a new three-part video series from NOAA Ocean Today, learn about sea ice and why it is so important; how scientists are detecting and measuring change in sea ice; and the impacts of shrinking Arctic sea ice.

New Modules from COMET

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The COMET Program, part of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research's Community Programs, has recently released three brief modules that describe impacts of climate change.

Students Track A Buoy Drifting Near the Hawaiian Islands

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
A drifting buoy was adopted and deployed in November 2011 as part of NOAA's Adopt a Drifter Program, and is being followed by students as it tracks northwest of the Hawaiian Islands.

CPO's David Herring Elected to the Rank of AAAS Fellow

Monday, December 05, 2011
David Herring, Director of Communications and Education at NOAA's Climate Program Office, was recently elected to the rank of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow, in recognition of his contributions "in developing and deploying new and innovative ways of enhancing public engagement with Earth and space science research using the World Wide Web."

New Online Tools for Coastal Climate Learning and Training Now Available

Monday, June 13, 2011
As coastal communities confront intensified storm surges, flooding and a host of other impacts as a result of the Earth's changing climate, a multimedia self-guided educational module on coastal climate change was released today.