NOAA announces $4.5M in funding for new observing technologies for ENSO research and predictions 6 July 2016

NOAA announces $4.5M in funding for new observing technologies for ENSO research and predictions

NOAA is investing $4.5 million over the next four years in four projects testing technology to enhance the Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS), which improves understanding of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), how it develops, and how it affects Earth’s weather.

Arctic sea ice loss contributed to Greenland's increased ice sheet melting, study says 31 May 2016

Arctic sea ice loss contributed to Greenland's increased ice sheet melting, study says

New CPO-supported research found that decreasing Arctic sea ice has been an important contributor to changes in atmospheric circulation and temperature, both factors promoting Greenland’s surface melt. 

Sea level atmospheric pressure data crucial for marine weather forecasts, says new study 19 May 2016

Sea level atmospheric pressure data crucial for marine weather forecasts, says new study

An assessment of in situ sea level atmospheric pressure data from NOAA’s Global Drifter Program and other international partners demonstrates that surface velocity drifters contribute crucial information for marine weather prediction.

Fulfilling Observing System Implementation Requirements with the Global Drifter Array 22 April 2016

Fulfilling Observing System Implementation Requirements with the Global Drifter Array

Recent research supported by CPO's Climate Observation Division and published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology examines the 5x5 degree resolution requirements for the Global Ocean Observing System's surface temperature and velocity measurements. 

Compensation between meridional flow components of the Atlantic MOC 20 April 2016

Compensation between meridional flow components of the Atlantic MOC

Research supported by CPO's Climate Observation Division outlines new facts on the dynamics controlling Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (MOC) variability and highlights some of the unexpected interplay between the density variations in the deep portions of the western region and the direct wind forcing across the basin. 

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