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Study links ocean temperature contrast to August-October U.S precipitation variability 3 June 2020

Study links ocean temperature contrast to August-October U.S precipitation variability

The findings address an important gap in understanding that could help advance prediction capability for U.S. summer to fall precipitation.

ESSM releases Extreme Heat Workshop Report 13 May 2020

ESSM releases Extreme Heat Workshop Report

The report captures two days of plenary presentations as well as small breakout group discussions, and provides recommendations for future research directions for ESSM and partners.

Large ocean currents system likely to critically impact climate response to greenhouse gases on centennial timescale 29 April 2020

Large ocean currents system likely to critically impact climate response to greenhouse gases on centennial timescale

The findings have important implications for changes we are likely to see in the 21st century.

ESSM supports effort to address climate projection uncertainties through large ensembles 7 April 2020

ESSM supports effort to address climate projection uncertainties through large ensembles

Using climate projections to assess climate change risks remains challenging, in part due to the large associated uncertainties, such as those for extreme events.

NOAA launches major field campaign to improve weather and climate prediction 7 January 2020

NOAA launches major field campaign to improve weather and climate prediction

Today, scientists using multiple human-piloted and autonomous vehicles, buoys, radar, and computer modeling embarked on a six-week scientific campaign off the island of Barbados to investigate how the ocean, atmosphere, and shallow clouds work together to create the weather and climate we live in.

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