Ocean heatwaves dramatically shift habitats 5 August 2020

Ocean heatwaves dramatically shift habitats

“Thermal displacement” reflects how far species must go to follow preferred temperatures

Marine heatwaves across the world’s oceans can displace habitat for sea turtles, whales, and other marine life by 10s to thousands of kilometers. They dramatically shift these animals' preferred temperatures in a fraction of the time that climate change is expected to do the same, new research funded by NOAA's Climate Program Office shows.

CPO’s COCA and SARP launch Community of Practice webinar series 29 April 2020

CPO’s COCA and SARP launch Community of Practice webinar series

The series will explore science and research topics relevant to the “Managing Water Resources Along the Coast” community of practice.

CPO workshop will establish a Community of Practice for managing coastal water resources 1 October 2019

CPO workshop will establish a Community of Practice for managing coastal water resources

On October 10-11 in Silver Spring, CPO’s COCA and SARP Programs will host the workshop with the Principal Investigators of their new joint research projects.

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces New Funding Opportunity 24 July 2019

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces New Funding Opportunity

Learn more about the Office's Fiscal Year 2020 grant competitions

NOAA Research's Climate Program Office is pleased to announce that its Fiscal Year 2020 grant competitions are now open. 

CPO supports and is featured at Climate Predictions and Applications Science Workshop 21 June 2019

CPO supports and is featured at Climate Predictions and Applications Science Workshop

This year’s meeting was held in Charleston, South Carolina last week. Record-breaking rain during the event underscored the importance of the meeting’s theme: climate information for coastal risk reduction.

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