New Research Analyzes Patterns of Almost 70 Years of Precipitation, Streamflow, and Drought 17 March 2021

New Research Analyzes Patterns of Almost 70 Years of Precipitation, Streamflow, and Drought

A new study provides an updated and more comprehensive view on historical hydroclimatic trends by quantifying how much of the changes in those trends can be attributed to external forcing vs. internal variability. 

Study Helps Identify Primary Drivers of Marine Heatwaves in the Northwest Atlantic 17 March 2021

Study Helps Identify Primary Drivers of Marine Heatwaves in the Northwest Atlantic

New research investigates how heatwaves start and stop in the Northwest Atlantic ocean with implications for fisheries and other marine goods and services. 

Air Quality in the Los Angeles Basin Increasingly Dependent on Temperature 16 March 2021

Air Quality in the Los Angeles Basin Increasingly Dependent on Temperature

As air pollution from vehicle emissions decline, the response of pollutants from other sources to temperature is becoming an important factor in high-aerosol and high-ozone events in the Los Angeles megacity region. 

New NY Times Article on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Mirrors 15 Years of CPO Research 9 March 2021

New NY Times Article on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Mirrors 15 Years of CPO Research

A recent New York Times article on the potential slowing of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) dovetails with 15-years of supported research by the CPO Climate Variability & Predictability Program. 

Announcing the GeoXO Atmospheric Composition Town Hall 9 March 2021

Announcing the GeoXO Atmospheric Composition Town Hall

The NOAA GeoXO Atmospheric Composition (AC) Town Hall will be held on April 29, 2021, from 12-4 pm EST to introduce the GeoXO mission to the AC community and share potential AC capabilities from this next-generation NOAA geostationary satellite system. 

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