NOAA research shows promise for predicting marine heat waves 26 August 2019

NOAA research shows promise for predicting marine heat waves

Marine heatwaves, like the one that hit the U.S. west coast in 2014, can have devastating impacts on the environment and economy. 

Celebrating a Hidden Female Climate Science Pioneer 19 July 2019

Celebrating a Hidden Female Climate Science Pioneer

NOAA celebrated the 200th birthday of Eunice Newton Foote, hidden climate science pioneer and suffragette, whose research foreshadowed the discovery of Earth’s greenhouse effect.

Switching Up Your Communication Style 5 July 2019

Switching Up Your Communication Style

MAPP's Kanuss Fellow, Amara Huddleston, gives a few science communication tips in new blog post. Be sure to also check out the other posts from Knauss Fellows!

MAPP’s S2S Prediction Task Force Announces AGU Special Collection on S2S Research 28 June 2019

MAPP’s S2S Prediction Task Force Announces AGU Special Collection on S2S Research

Since 2016, the Subseaonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) Task Force has been focusing efforts on bridging the skill gap between weather and seasonal prediction lead times. Publication of this special collection represents an important milestone for the group.

Climate Change is Destroying a Barrier That Protects the U.S. East Coast from Hurricanes 24 May 2019

Climate Change is Destroying a Barrier That Protects the U.S. East Coast from Hurricanes

Columbia University highlights Mingfang Ting, James Kossin (NOAA NCEI), Cuihua Li, and Suzana Camargo's new hurricane intensity study, supported by NOAA Research's Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections Program (MAPP) Program, 

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