New Review Supported by COM Characterizes Plankton, Pollutant, and Particle Transport in Nearshore Regions 16 September 2022

New Review Supported by COM Characterizes Plankton, Pollutant, and Particle Transport in Nearshore Regions

A team of researchers partially supported by COM published a comprehensive review article describing the mechanisms driving material transport between the shoreline and continental shelf in coastal waters.

Modeling Study Successfully Simulates Extreme Heat in Missouri 16 September 2022

Modeling Study Successfully Simulates Extreme Heat in Missouri

 

A new CVP-funded study produces an accurate model representation of extreme heat in Missouri during July 2012, one of the hottest summers in United States history.

New Study Improves Predictability of Extreme Precipitation in South China 16 September 2022

New Study Improves Predictability of Extreme Precipitation in South China

A team of international researchers identify atmospheric circulation patterns which lead to extreme precipitation events in South China.

New publication on ensemble-based forecasting for Tropical Cyclone Isaias (2020) co-authored by Philip Orton, Principal Investigator with the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) 15 September 2022

New publication on ensemble-based forecasting for Tropical Cyclone Isaias (2020) co-authored by Philip Orton, Principal Investigator with the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN)

The study, published in the Journal of Weather and Climate Extremes, found that the use of ensemble-based flood forecasting systems are more advanced than single forecasting systems, as they provide better information that can be used in emergency management decision making in the event of a disaster.

IRAP-funded study provides new recommendations for increasing the reach and effectiveness of heat risk education and warning messaging 15 September 2022

IRAP-funded study provides new recommendations for increasing the reach and effectiveness of heat risk education and warning messaging

This research analyzed focus group responses to better understand the context for heat health warning systems and help incorporate stakeholder needs and interests into future management.

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