ALPACA 14 July 2022

ALPACA

Critical Air Quality Research in Fairbanks, Alaska

In winter 2022, about fifty scientists from the United States and Europe completed a seven-week atmospheric chemistry study of Fairbanks, Alaska–the state’s second-largest city. 

The study, called the Alaskan Layered Pollution and Chemical Analysis (ALPACA) project, investigated the chemistry of Fairbanks’s air pollution–especially how the pollution behaves in the cold and dark.

 

Are Winds a Driving Force for Sea Ice Loss in the Arctic? 8 July 2022

Are Winds a Driving Force for Sea Ice Loss in the Arctic?

New MAPP and CVP-funded research analyze wind impacts on Arctic sea ice loss.

CPO collaborates on 2022 Summer Institute for Climate Change Education with non-profit organization Climate Generation 8 July 2022

CPO collaborates on 2022 Summer Institute for Climate Change Education with non-profit organization Climate Generation

This July, NOAA’s CEE Division will support the 2022 Summer Institute for Climate Change Education, contributing to climate change literacy for educators across the nation.

Investigators from Pacific RISA, a NOAA RISA team, Publish Article on Accelerating Climate Change Adaptive Capacity Through Regional Sustained Assessment and Evaluation in Hawai‘i 8 July 2022

Investigators from Pacific RISA, a NOAA RISA team, Publish Article on Accelerating Climate Change Adaptive Capacity Through Regional Sustained Assessment and Evaluation in Hawai‘i

The study, published in the Journal of Frontiers in Climate, provided results that are transferable to other regions and scales. Sustained and collaborative regional climate assessments like this one can serve a key function in complementing major national and international assessments, by translating and more effectively targeting information to meet local needs in support of regional climate adaptation and policy making.

NIHHIS Urban Heat Island Project to be Featured in Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Panel 8 July 2022

NIHHIS Urban Heat Island Project to be Featured in Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Panel

CPO’s Hunter Jones will serve as a panelist on the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the General Services Administration (GSA) Open Innovation Forum on Building Equitable Partnerships.

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