Expected Trends and Surprises for Study on Seasonal Extreme Temperature Events Across North America 14 October 2020

Expected Trends and Surprises for Study on Seasonal Extreme Temperature Events Across North America

Extreme warm events are increasing in frequency, duration, and extent across North America while extreme cold events are decreasing, though COM-funded researchers find some surprising exceptions.

The diurnal cycle of tropical cloudiness and rainfall associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation 16 March 2017

The diurnal cycle of tropical cloudiness and rainfall associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation

A CPO-funded study analyzed cloudiness and rainfall changes associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation, which is known to influence weather in the United States.

Chill Out: Cooling of Coastal Surface Waters Impacts Hurricane Intensity 26 April 2016

Chill Out: Cooling of Coastal Surface Waters Impacts Hurricane Intensity

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.
Mariotti and Nierenberg speak at Great Plains Studies Symposium 31 March 2014

Mariotti and Nierenberg speak at Great Plains Studies Symposium

NIDIS's Claudia Nierenberg and MAPP's Annarita Mariotti have been invited to speak at 40th Annual Center for Great Plains Studies Symposium "Drought in the Life, Cultures, and Landscapes of the Great Plains."

Climate extremes in the CMIP5 data set 24 March 2014

Climate extremes in the CMIP5 data set

A paper accepted for publication to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society involved a number of MAPP-funded PIs.

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