The findings address an important gap in understanding that could help advance prediction capability for U.S. summer to fall precipitation.
Coincident drought and flooding events can compound to be even more damaging than a drought or flood alone.
Researchers, funded in part by CPO's Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate Program (AC4), have devised a breakthrough method for estimating national emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels using ambient air samples and a well-known isotope of carbon that scientists have relied on for decades to date archaeological sites.
Researchers from NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, funded by CPO's Climate Observations and Monitoring Program, have greater confidence that warming surface temperatures and increasing tropical cyclone intensity appear to go hand-in-hand.
The partnership kicked off this week with the onboarding of a Office of National Marine Sanctuaries-CPO shared position: Climate Coordinator/Visiting Scientist, Dr. Zac Cannizzo.
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