Large ocean currents system likely to critically impact climate response to greenhouse gases on centennial timescale 29 April 2020

Large ocean currents system likely to critically impact climate response to greenhouse gases on centennial timescale

The findings have important implications for changes we are likely to see in the 21st century.

ESSM supports effort to address climate projection uncertainties through large ensembles 7 April 2020

ESSM supports effort to address climate projection uncertainties through large ensembles

Using climate projections to assess climate change risks remains challenging, in part due to the large associated uncertainties, such as those for extreme events.

NOAA launches major field campaign to improve weather and climate prediction 7 January 2020

NOAA launches major field campaign to improve weather and climate prediction

Today, scientists using multiple human-piloted and autonomous vehicles, buoys, radar, and computer modeling embarked on a six-week scientific campaign off the island of Barbados to investigate how the ocean, atmosphere, and shallow clouds work together to create the weather and climate we live in.

Warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean is changing global rainfall patterns 26 November 2019

Warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean is changing global rainfall patterns

U.S. West and East Coast could see decline in rainfall

New research, funded by CPO's Climate Variability and Predictability Program, shows that warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean is altering rainfall patterns from the tropics to the United States, contributing to declines in rainfall on the United States west and east coasts.

Understanding the MJO in a Future Warmer Climate 25 November 2019

Understanding the MJO in a Future Warmer Climate

A research team funded in part by CPO's MAPP and CVP Programs investigate the effect of global warming on the MJO. 

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