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Aboard new Australian ship, NOAA studies remote Southern Ocean

Monday, May 23, 2016
NOAA scientists installed NOAA’s Air-Sea Flux System on a new Australian research vessel to help expand a currently sparse database of Southern Ocean measurements.

Sea level atmospheric pressure data crucial for marine weather forecasts, says new study

Thursday, May 19, 2016

An assessment of in situ sea level atmospheric pressure data from NOAA’s Global Drifter Program and other international partners demonstrates that surface velocity drifters contribute crucial information for marine weather prediction.

Bakken Oil Field emitting roughly 2% of Earth's ethane, says new report

Monday, May 02, 2016

New research in Geophysical Research Letters and partially funded by CPO's AC4 program found that the Bakken Formation, an oil and gas field in North Dakota and Montana, is responsible for roughly 2 percent of the globe's ethane--about 250,000 tons per year. 

CPO-sponsored research delivers a new seasonal prediction system for NWS operations

Thursday, April 28, 2016
The North American Multi-Model Ensemble (NMME), a seasonal prediction system that combines forecasts from the leading North American climate models, has completed transition to NWS operations.

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.
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