The discrepancies between simulations and reconstructions obstructs our ability to gain a better understanding of climate from these natural experiments.
NOAA Research’s Climate Program Office (CPO) is pleased to announce that its Fiscal Year 2021 grant competitions are now open.
In a recent paper published in Science, authors analyze new paleoclimate data in the form of coral samples from the Tropical Pacific. These include a consistent proxy record for variables such as sea surface temperature.
The study highlights scientists’ ability to indirectly measure large scale global processes through observation platforms that confirm models and shows how anthropogenic effects (e.g. greenhouse gases and ozone) interact to impact large scale global circulation systems.
Extreme temperature events threaten vulnerable populations with limited access to shelter and water and/or with pre-existing health conditions.
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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