Extreme warm events are increasing in frequency, duration, and extent across North America while extreme cold events are decreasing, though COM-funded researchers find some surprising exceptions.
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.
Read our Women's History Month interview with Dr. Janet Nye, an associate professor at Stony Brook University and a co-PI on an all-female research team on MAPP's Marine Predicition Task Force.
Read our Women's History Month interview with Dr. Antonietta Capotondi, the lead of MAPP's Marine Prediction Task Force project and a Co-PI on a Marine Prediction Task Force project .
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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