MAPP News & Events

Submit an abstract and register for NOAA's General Modeling Meeting and Fair! 17 July 2018

Submit an abstract and register for NOAA's General Modeling Meeting and Fair!

NOAA modelers and partners, please submit an abstract and register for the inaugural NOAA General Modeling Meeting and Fair, September 10-12. The abstract deadline is August 1st and registration will remain open until August 31st. 

Ready for summer heat? Study finds new primary driver of extreme Texas heat waves 28 June 2018

Ready for summer heat? Study finds new primary driver of extreme Texas heat waves

A team of scientists found that a strengthened change in ocean temperatures from west to east (or gradient) in the tropical Pacific during the preceding winter is the main driver of more frequent heat waves in Texas. 

MAPP/NIDIS/CNAP Webinar: California Drought 2011-2017: A Story About the Historic Drought 5/29/2018 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

MAPP/NIDIS/CNAP Webinar: California Drought 2011-2017: A Story About the Historic Drought

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program co-hosted a webinar with the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) program on the topic California Drought 2011-2017: A Story About the Historic Drought on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 2- 3 p.m. ET.

Drought Task Force Publishes NIDIS-MAPP Drought & Temperature Research 30 April 2018

Drought Task Force Publishes NIDIS-MAPP Drought & Temperature Research

This new report from MAPP's Drought Task Force and NIDIS highlights the state of the Task Force's knowledge on temperature and drought.

MAPP Newsletter: Spring 2018 Issue 27 April 2018

MAPP Newsletter: Spring 2018 Issue

See what's been happening in the MAPP community!

Check out research and program highlights, as well as MAPP Task Force updates.

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