MERT Partners with East Coast and Great Lakes National Marine Sanctuaries to Identify Climate Science Needs During Virtual Focus Group 23 September 2020

MERT Partners with East Coast and Great Lakes National Marine Sanctuaries to Identify Climate Science Needs During Virtual Focus Group

Participants identified rising ocean temperatures; ocean acidification and carbonate dynamics; runoff and land/sea interactions; the impacts of climate variability and change on deep water ecosystems; extreme events; and the ability to predict and project these changes at temporal and spatial scales meaningful to sanctuaries as the most pressing needs.

MERT Hosts Successful Virtual Focus Group Identifying West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Science Needs 22 September 2020

MERT Hosts Successful Virtual Focus Group Identifying West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Science Needs

Participants identified rising ocean temperatures, ocean acidification, deoxygenation, harmful algal blooms, extreme events, and the ability to predict and project these changes at scales meaningful to sanctuaries as the most pressing needs.

The U.S. drought vulnerability rankings are in: How does your state compare? 17 September 2020

The U.S. drought vulnerability rankings are in: How does your state compare?

According to a new NOAA-funded assessment, what makes a state vulnerable is driven by more than just a lack of rain: it’s a combination of how susceptible a state is to drought and whether it’s prepared for impacts. And the most and least vulnerable states could surprise you.

Advancing Tropical Cyclone Variability and Predictability in Western Hemisphere 14 September 2020

Advancing Tropical Cyclone Variability and Predictability in Western Hemisphere

MAPP-funded study advances understanding of tropical cyclone variability and predictability in Western Hemisphere

What A Warming Ocean Could Mean For Coastal Cities 28 August 2020

What A Warming Ocean Could Mean For Coastal Cities

Coastal sea levels are contributing to coastal flooding and erosion as global sea levels rise, partly due to the thermal expansion of seawater, which accelerates with increasing temperatures. Climate model simulations with increasing greenhouse gas emissions show that future sea-level variability will increase in many regions around the world

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