MAPP News & Events

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season? 30 June 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season?

Wildfires play a prominent role in the boreal forests of Alaska during the summer season. While most wildfires are created by humans, approximately 90% of the area burned each year by wildfires are caused by lightning strikes.

CPO’s Marine Ecosystem Climate Risk Team launches partnership with NOAA's Ecosystem Indicators Working Group 16 June 2020

CPO’s Marine Ecosystem Climate Risk Team launches partnership with NOAA's Ecosystem Indicators Working Group

The partnership will help advance the Working Group’s multi-year indicator and platform development effort. 

MAPP Welcomes Summer Intern, Natalie Baillargeon 16 June 2020

MAPP Welcomes Summer Intern, Natalie Baillargeon

Learn more about Natalie and her project involving MAPP Task Forces

How Land-Atmosphere Interactions Magnified the Drought and Heatwave over Northern Europe during Summer 2018 16 June 2020

How Land-Atmosphere Interactions Magnified the Drought and Heatwave over Northern Europe during Summer 2018

During the summer of 2018, Northern Europe experienced a devastating heatwave and drought; with unprecedented forest fires in Sweden, excessive heat in Germany, and water restrictions in England, these events had far-reaching economic and ecological impacts.

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.

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Dr. Annarita Mariotti
MAPP Program Director
P: 301-734-1237
E: annarita.mariotti@noaa.gov

Dr. Daniel Barrie
MAPP Program Manager
P: 301-734-1256
E: daniel.barrie@noaa.gov

Amara Huddleston*
MAPP Communications & Program Analyst
P: 301-734-1218
E: amara.huddleston@noaa.gov

Courtney Byrd*
MAPP Program Assistant
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E: courtney.byrd@noaa.gov

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