This study analyzes the year-to-year variability of the MJO propagation speed (how fast it moves across the Indo-Pacific region) by analyzing a century-long historical dataset, providing further insights into the fundamental physics regulating MJO propagation.
A new study investigates the role of land breeze and gravity waves in nighttime rainfall migration off the west coast of Sumatra, with a specific focus on the properties (frequency, speed, intraseasonal and seasonal variations) of this offshore rainfall.
NOAA buoy observations collectively enabled a systemic synoptic-scale analysis of a 39-year record of atmospheric rivers, offering a unique view of coastal air-sea processes at the time of atmospheric river landfall.
Highlights from the week-long engagement included virtual demonstrations of NOAA’s Science on a Sphere (SOS) and the Climate Resilience Toolkit’s steps to resilience.
The webinar focused on climate adaptation investments, strategies for building more resilient communities, and the challenges and cost of incorporating climate considerations into local planning efforts.
The Climate Program Office (CPO) manages competitive research programs in which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application of this knowledge in risk management and adaptation efforts. CPO-supported research is conducted in regions across the United States, at national and international scales, and globally. Learn more...
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