A milestone in advancing the physical science basis of climate variability and change 27 September 2013

A milestone in advancing the physical science basis of climate variability and change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report on “The Physical Science Basis” of climate change has been completed and will appear online on Sept. 30, 2013. This report represents a milestone in the understanding of the Earth system and climate science. Scientific research funded by NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) is foundational to advancing IPCC reports. CPO supports climate science research reflected in the IPCC’s report through its Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM); Earth System Science (ESS); and Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) programs.

CPO's Stanitski featured in new ‘JASON Learning’ middle school curriculum 3 July 2013

CPO's Stanitski featured in new ‘JASON Learning’ middle school curriculum

A new climate curriculum for middle school called, "Climate: Seas of Change" was released last week as part of JASON Learning (formerly The JASON Project).  Diane Stanitski of NOAA's Climate Program Office is highlighted as a NOAA Host Researcher. The NOAA Adopt a Drifter Program and the global ocean observing system are also featured.
New Article Highlights Challenges of Research in the High Latitudes 29 April 2013

New Article Highlights Challenges of Research in the High Latitudes

The article, "High-Latitude Ocean and Sea Ice Surface Fluxes: Challenges for Climate Research" was published in the March Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) issue and is now available online.
NOAA Replaces RAMA Moorings in the Indian Ocean  30 May 2012

NOAA Replaces RAMA Moorings in the Indian Ocean

A team of mooring specialists from the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory recently replaced 5 NOAA moorings in the eastern Indian Ocean as part of the Research Moored Array for African-Asian-Australian Monsoon Analysis and Prediction (RAMA). 

NOAA and International Partners Participate in Third Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop 4 April 2012

NOAA and International Partners Participate in Third Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop

The Third WMO/IOC Data Buoy Cooperation Panel (DBCP) Western Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop will be hosted by the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) on April 16-20, 2012, in Mombasa, Kenya. 

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