New Global Storm Surge Reconstructions Database Draws on CPO Investments in 20th Century Reanalysis Project 18 May 2021

New Global Storm Surge Reconstructions Database Draws on CPO Investments in 20th Century Reanalysis Project

New research highlights the application of reanalysis products, including the 20th Century Reanalysis Project (20CRv3), to understanding coastal hazards in a changing climate. 

New Technique for Creating Long-term Wind Indices Shows Broad Applications 11 May 2021

New Technique for Creating Long-term Wind Indices Shows Broad Applications

Researchers funded by CPO’s Climate Observations and Modeling (COM) program use a new method of climate index development to demonstrate the creation of directional wind indices and their potential application.

More Frequent, Intense Tropical Cyclones Can Lead to Increased Phytoplankton Blooms 20 April 2021

More Frequent, Intense Tropical Cyclones Can Lead to Increased Phytoplankton Blooms

New research shows how climate change-induced increases in tropical cyclone activity leads to more phytoplankton blooms.

Tackling the challenges of a drier, hotter, more fire-prone future 11 April 2021

Tackling the challenges of a drier, hotter, more fire-prone future

In a new EOS Opinion Article, MAPP Drought Task Force leaders Rong Fu, Andrew Hoell, Justin Mankin, and Isla Simpson, working with NIDIS staff member Amanda Sheffield, describe the disastrous impacts droughts, heat waves and fires have globally. They also highlight new MAPP- and NIDIS-funded research that tackles the challenges of a drier, hotter, more fire-prone future.
Study Models Global Methane Budget and Trend 6 April 2021

Study Models Global Methane Budget and Trend

A recently published study uses both satellite and in situ observations of atmospheric methane to model methane sources, removals, and trends from 2010 to 2017.

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