NIDIS-Funded Project Finds That Evaporative Demand Increase Across Lower 48 Means Less Water Supplies, Drier Vegetation, and Higher Fire Risk 21 April 2022

NIDIS-Funded Project Finds That Evaporative Demand Increase Across Lower 48 Means Less Water Supplies, Drier Vegetation, and Higher Fire Risk

Increased evaporative demand will be an essential consideration for land and water management planning going forward.

14 April 2022

South-Central and Urban Northeast RISA Teams Examine Concentrated and Intensifying Humid Heat Extremes in the IPCC AR6 Regions

Temperature extremes can cause serious health effects in humans. This research aims to further our understanding of the mechanical drivers of such extreme events as well as their temporal patterns, enabling communities to better prepare.

Women’s History Month 2022 Campaign Round-Up 13 April 2022

Women’s History Month 2022 Campaign Round-Up

In March 2022, NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) and NOAA Research held an interview campaign that highlighted CPO staff scientists and CPO-funded scientists for Women’s History Month.

CPO-funded American Planning Association Book: Planning  for Urban Heat Resilience 6 April 2022

CPO-funded American Planning Association Book: Planning for Urban Heat Resilience

This is the authoritative text for planners on the issue of urban heat island resilience, and it was funded by the Extreme Heat Risk Initiative of CPO.

Interview with Climate Scientist Kathie Dello 15 March 2022

Interview with Climate Scientist Kathie Dello

Women’s History Month 2022

This article kicks off a series of interviews with NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) employees and CPO-funded scientists in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Kathie Dello is the state climatologist of North Carolina and the director of the North Carolina State Climate Office (NCSCO). She is the 5th permanent director and first woman to hold this position at the NCSCO in the office’s history.

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