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Chill Out: Cooling of Coastal Surface Waters Impacts Hurricane Intensity

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Tropical storms like 2011’s Hurricane Irene experienced cooling in the coastal surface waters ahead of the eye of the hurricane, which reduced storm intensity, according to a CPO-funded study by Rutgers’ University Professor Scott Glenn and partners published in Nature Communications.

11th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

CPO's Climate Observation Division will help support the 11th 11th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop, upcoming May 13-17. 

New book highlights positive impacts of the NOAA RISA program

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program is proud to announce the release of Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, an edited volume being published by Wiley & Sons.

Spring ENSO Variations and North Atlantic SSTs Could Help Long-Range Prediction of U.S. Tornado Outbreaks

Monday, April 11, 2016

In a recent paper published in Environmental Research Letters, scientists with NOAA and the University of Miami have identified how patterns in the spring phases of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), coupled with variability in North Atlantic sea surface temperatures, could help predict U.S. regional tornado outbreaks. 

Water Resources Dashboard provides “one-stop shop” for water data needs

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Driven by feedback from water resource managers, federal agencies and others, NOAA and partners have developed the Water Resources Dashboard: a one-stop website for relevant water data on drought, flooding, precipitation, climate and other measures.

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