Marine heatwaves, like the one that hit the U.S. west coast in 2014, can have devastating impacts on the environment and economy.
Supported by CPO’s COM Program, scientists used this dataset for the recent 2018 State of the Climate report.
A research team funded in part by the Climate Program Office’s Climate Observations and Monitoring Program, in collaboration with the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory’s Hurricane Research Division, has published a new paper describing the circulation changes that occur when hurricanes strengthen. The paper, published online July 17, 2019 in Monthly Weather Review, is entitled “Observed Kinematic and Thermodynamic Structure in the Hurricane Boundary Layer during Intensity Change.”
Supported by NOAA’s AC4 Program, on July 24th the FIREX-AQ summer 2019 field campaign launched its first flight out of Boise, Idaho to study the impact of wildfires and prescribed burns on air quality and climate.
NOAA Research's Climate Program Office is pleased to announce that its Fiscal Year 2020 grant competitions are now open.
AMOC Mechanisms & Decadal Predictability
Decadal Variability & Predictability
Years of Maritime Continent and PISTON Campaign
Sign up for updates
Dr. Sandy Lucas
CVP Program Manager
CVP Program Specialist
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
NOAA Privacy Statement|
Web Accessibility Statement|
Disclaimer for External Links|
U.S. Department of Commerce|