Friday, September 30, 2016


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Sea level in Indian Ocean shows abrupt rise, new study says

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A study funded by the CPO’s Climate Observation Division was recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research, showing an abrupt sea level rise in the northern Indian Ocean since 2003.

NOAA-funded study finds new modeling approach significantly improves forecast skill

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
A study recently published in Environmental Research Letters shows that a new modeling approach significantly increases skill for precipitation and temperature predictions, particularly extremes.

New NOAA product improves early warning of drought

Friday, September 23, 2016

Farmers, ranchers, and water resource managers will now have more time to prepare for potentially damaging drought conditions thanks to a new early warning product now available online.

NOAA soliciting author nominations and technical inputs for Fourth National Climate Assessment

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) is underway, and on behalf of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), NOAA is soliciting nominations for authors and technical inputs.

Applying Season-ahead Precipitation and Streamflow Forecasts to Guide Reservoir Allocations: A Case Study of the Highland Lakes in Central Texas

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

This interactive webinar will report the results from a NOAA-Sectoral Applications Research Program (SARP) grant and has been selected to help inform end-users within the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS).  


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About the Climate Program Office

The Climate Program Office (CPO) manages competitive research programs in which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application of this knowledge in risk management and adaptation efforts.  CPO-supported research is conducted in regions across the United States, at national and international scales, and globally. Learn more...

Events Calendar

11/1/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Climate-Smart Strategies for Coastal Communities: Taking Advantage of the Community Rating System

This webinar will orient coastal managers to taking advantage of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which provides a consistent means of acquiring insurance against flooding from storm surge, precipitation, and other sources.