How Will Climate Change Impact El Niño and La Niña? 9 November 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact El Niño and La Niña?

The future of the El Niño Southern Oscillation, or ENSO, is the subject of a new book published by the American Geophysical Union. 

New Technical Report: A Value Assessment of an Atmospheric Composition Capability on the NOAA Next-Generation Geostationary and Extended Orbits (GEO-XO) Missions 4 November 2020

New Technical Report: A Value Assessment of an Atmospheric Composition Capability on the NOAA Next-Generation Geostationary and Extended Orbits (GEO-XO) Missions

Published as a NOAA Technical Report, this white paper identifies the NOAA mission requirements, stakeholder mandates, and seven science and operational application areas that will benefit from geostationary satellite instruments providing atmospheric composition products. 

Revisiting the Great Salinity Anomaly of the 1970s 4 November 2020

Revisiting the Great Salinity Anomaly of the 1970s

Research supported by the Climate Variability & Predictability (CVP) program challenges long-standing beliefs on what led to the development of the 1970s Great Salinity Anomaly and resulting shutdown of the Labrador Sea deep convection. 

Subantarctic Stratification in Climate Models Controlled by Ocean Circulation 4 November 2020

Subantarctic Stratification in Climate Models Controlled by Ocean Circulation

Climate Variability & Predictability (CVP)-funded researchers find that a common Southern Ocean bias in CMIP5 climate models is due to errors in the simulated ocean circulation.

Improvements in MJO Prediction Skill May Lead to Better Prediction in Meteorological Variables 3 November 2020

Improvements in MJO Prediction Skill May Lead to Better Prediction in Meteorological Variables

Better prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) can lead to better prediction in related meteorological variables, such as precipitation. However, the relationship between MJO skill and the predictive potential for meteorological variables is complex, as this Climate Variability & Predictability (CVP)-supported study shows.

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