7 January 2020
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.
26 November 2019
U.S. West and East Coast could see decline in rainfall
New research, funded by CPO's Climate Variability and Predictability Program, shows that warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean is altering rainfall patterns from the tropics to the United States, contributing to declines in rainfall on the United States west and east coasts.
25 November 2019
A research team funded in part by CPO's MAPP and CVP Programs investigate the effect of global warming on the MJO.
16 October 2019
Researchers probe a link between Arctic sea ice and conditions in the tropics
Over the past 40 years, the Arctic sea ice minimum in September has declined, with 2007 to 2012 showing accelerated melt. However, this has been followed by a puzzling slowdown in sea ice decline more recently despite steady increases in greenhouse gas emissions. A team of scientists, funded in part by CPO's Climate Variability and Predictability Program, believes they have resolved part of the puzzle.
9 October 2019
NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO), part of NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, is announcing a total of $22.8 million in competitive awards to support 62 new projects. The diverse set of new projects ranges from explaining long-term trends in atmospheric composition to supporting resiliency in fishing communities.