Extreme temperature events threaten vulnerable populations with limited access to shelter and water and/or with pre-existing health conditions.
The Climate Program Office’s Alaska RISA team (Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy), in partnership with the International Arctic Research Center and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, has released a new report, Alaska’s Changing Environment, documenting recent observed profound changes in the environment related to extreme weather events and deviations from the historical climate.
Increasing use of glider surveys will enable a robust and accurate climatology of the Gulf Stream.
CPO is releasing its 2016 Annual Report, which gives an overview of FY16 achievements and highlights the great work done by CPO Divisions and Programs to advance scientific understanding of climate and improve society's ability to plan and respond.
The Lagrangian Drifter Laboratory at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is releasing a new type of drifter that will fill a unique role in the Global Ocean Observing System and in satellite validation and weather prediction.
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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