Advancing Earth System Monitoring

NOAA’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) Program is funding six new monitoring projects including $667,000 initially and $2.24 million over three years following a highly competitive funding competition. Two projects are funded collaboratively with the Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4) program.

Monitoring of the climate system is complex, requiring state-of-the-art assimilation capabilities as well as the use of all available sources of data. MAPP supports investment in monitoring and assimilation specifically to advance drought capabilities -- better characterizing drought through monitoring of land surface states. Furthermore, MAPP has invested in monitoring of ocean, sea ice, and atmospheric conditions.

In FY 2018, the MAPP Program, in partnership with the AC4 program and the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service/JPSS Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) Programs, is funding projects targeting new or experimental DA-based approaches to monitoring products.

The five new projects supported by MAPP, AC4, and JPSS funding in FY18 include:

  • “Near-real time data assimilation for land vegetation and carbon cycle using JPSS space-based observations and in-situ data” - PI: Ning Zeng, University of Maryland College Park
  • “Joint NOAA-NASA Development of a Data Assimilation System for Aerosol Reanalysis and Forecasting” - PI: Mariusz Pagowski, University of Colorado, Boulder; Cheng-Hsuan Lu, SUNY-Albany
  • “Multi-Platform CO data assimilation for chemistry climate interaction and air quality prediction” - PI: Benjamin Gaubert, NCAR; Sourish Basu, University of Col
  • orado, Boulder
  • “Towards an evolutionary data assimilation system: the value of JPSS Land data in drought monitoring” - PI: Hamid Moradkhani, University of Alabama

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SARP Coping with Drought in Support of NIDIS Webinar: Explaining the Proposal Process SARP Coping with Drought in Support of NIDIS Webinar: Explaining the Proposal Process

SARP Coping with Drought in Support of NIDIS Webinar: Explaining the Proposal Process

Nancy Beller-Simms, Program Managers, will provide: (a) a brief description of the funding opportunity, (b) a discussion of key components required within a proposal submission, and (c) pointers for producing a more applicable and compelling proposal for these competitions. This will be done via goto meeting.

Webinar on the CEE FY19 FFO Webinar on the CEE FY19 FFO

Webinar on the CEE FY19 FFO

On Oct. 12, 2018, David Herring, manager of CPO's CEE Division, conducted a public webinar on the CEE competition within CPO's FY19 FFO, titled "Building U.S Communities' and Businesses' Resilience to Extreme Events."

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