New MAPP Research evaluates method to improve snow depth and snow cover estimations 24 February 2020

New MAPP Research evaluates method to improve snow depth and snow cover estimations

New research evaluates method to improve snow depth and snow cover estimations: The potential improvements could help water managers better understand and anticipate changes in the snow reservoir
Has Arctic Warming Impacted Mid-latitude Atmospheric Circulation? 18 February 2020

Has Arctic Warming Impacted Mid-latitude Atmospheric Circulation?

New MAPP Program-funded research helps shed light on this debate.

Record Breaking High Sea Levels in Hawaii Linked To El Niño? 4 February 2020

Record Breaking High Sea Levels in Hawaii Linked To El Niño?

Following the strong El Niño in 2015, Hawaii experienced record breaking high sea levels in 2017. Impacts of high sea levels include beach erosion, inundation, and failed drainage infrastructure due to saltwater blockage. The processes associated with the Hawaii sea level rise after an El Niño event have so far remained unknown.

Using Multi-Model Subseasonal Forecasts for Hazelnut Agribusiness 10 January 2020

Using Multi-Model Subseasonal Forecasts for Hazelnut Agribusiness

Cold spells are defined as a rapid fall in temperatures within a 24-hour period and can harm crop and fruit farms.

Reforecasting Warm-Season Precipitation in the United States Great Plains and Midwest 22 November 2019

Reforecasting Warm-Season Precipitation in the United States Great Plains and Midwest

Warm-season precipitation in the United States “Corn belt,” Great Plains and Midwest, greatly influence agricultural production and is subject to seasonal variability.

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