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Adaptation Sciences (AdSci) Releases Island Resilience Notice of Funding Opportunity 3 October 2022

Adaptation Sciences (AdSci) Releases Island Resilience Notice of Funding Opportunity

For FY2023, the NOAA Adaptation Sciences program is soliciting proposals for interdisciplinary adaptation research activities to identify and better understand evolving climate-related risks, vulnerabilities, and adaptive capacity, and to foster the integration of this knowledge into adaptation and resilience planning for islands in the Caribbean and Pacific.

New Modeling Study Demonstrates Importance of ENSO Influence in Multiple Ocean Basins 30 September 2022

New Modeling Study Demonstrates Importance of ENSO Influence in Multiple Ocean Basins

CVP-supported study uses linear inverse modeling to improve understanding of interactions between the Pacific ocean with other ocean basins related to ENSO variability.

Frank Niepold, NOAA’s Climate Education Coordinator, presents at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) event during Climate Week in New York City 29 September 2022

Frank Niepold, NOAA’s Climate Education Coordinator, presents at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) event during Climate Week in New York City

CEE’s Frank Niepold showcased the Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) Hub as an example of regional collaboration with the UNFCCC process that aims to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

CEE’S Frank Niepold advances climate literacy and empowerment at the 2022 Global Futures Conference during Climate Week in New York City 29 September 2022

CEE’S Frank Niepold advances climate literacy and empowerment at the 2022 Global Futures Conference during Climate Week in New York City

The conference, convened from September 20-22, provided an opportunity for the community to shape the 10 ‘must-have’ outcomes and ‘must-do’ actions that can accelerate the necessary transformations to a safe, just and habitable planet for all by governments, corporations and multilateral institutions.

West RISA researcher co-authors new publications on simulations of wildfire burn severity maps 28 September 2022

West RISA researcher co-authors new publications on simulations of wildfire burn severity maps

Based on California wildfires, this research team develops empirical models to improve burn severity and high-severity patch area maps with vegetation regimes to create efficient wildfire burn severity maps that will improve land use management by policy makers.

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About the Climate Program Office

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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