Could Human-Made Emissions Produce Stronger Hurricanes? 4 March 2019

Could Human-Made Emissions Produce Stronger Hurricanes?

While the cause of increased intensity in North Atlantic hurricanes has been under much debate, new research explores human-made emissions as a potential driver.

Science needs for sea level adaptation planning 19 October 2015

Science needs for sea level adaptation planning

A new paper by Lindeman et. al—supported by the Climate Program Office—performed a synthesis of science needs from coastal communities by reporting on workshops held in Florida, North Carolina, and Massachusetts. The paper, “Science Needs for Sea-Level Adaptation Planning: Comparisons among Three U.S. Atlantic Coastal Regions,” was published online in the journal of Coastal Management on October 14, 2015.

Assessing flood hazards on the U.S. East Coast considering sea level rise and tropical cyclone activity 5 October 2015

Assessing flood hazards on the U.S. East Coast considering sea level rise and tropical cyclone activity

A new study published in Nature Climate Change on Sept. 21, 2015, and supported by NOAA’s Climate Program Office employs a unique approach to assess flood risk by combining consideration of oceanographic sea level rise (SLR) and tropical cyclone intensity, frequency and duration into a flood index.

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