An Analysis of the Temporal Evolution of ENSO Prediction Skill in the Context of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean Observing System 1 June 2015

An Analysis of the Temporal Evolution of ENSO Prediction Skill in the Context of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean Observing System

An analysis in the Monthly Weather Review supported by CPO’s Climate Observation Division found that sub-surface ocean observations in the equatorial tropical Pacific Ocean dramatically increased after 1990s due to the completion of the TAO moored array and a steady increase in Argo floats.
CPO-funded "Last Millennium Reanalysis Project" to hold community Workshop on Proxy System Modeling 1 May 2015

CPO-funded "Last Millennium Reanalysis Project" to hold community Workshop on Proxy System Modeling

From May 4 -6, 2015 over two dozen highly accomplished, leading paleoclimatologists will convene at the USC Wrigley Institute for an in depth community workshop to synthesize and chart a path forward for the cutting-edge science of Proxy System Models.

CPO’s Thurston helps organize DBCP Pacific Islands Capacity Building Workshop in Palau, Palau 28 April 2015

CPO’s Thurston helps organize DBCP Pacific Islands Capacity Building Workshop in Palau, Palau

From May 4-7, 2015, NOAA will lead the first International Workshop on Ocean Observations and Data Applications for the Pacific Islands in Koror, Palau.

New Satellite Cloud Datasets Produced 15 April 2015

New Satellite Cloud Datasets Produced

With partial funding from CPO's Climate Monitoring Division,  Researchers at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have published new research applying important "corrections" to two widely-used, long term satellite cloud data records (The International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) dataset and the Pathfinder Atmospheres–Extended (PATMOS-x) dataset).

Progress in observing and predicting ENSO 18 March 2015

Progress in observing and predicting ENSO

In January 2014, NOAA and the Japanese Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), in collaboration with the Ocean Observations Panel for Climate (OOPC), convened a review of the Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS) through a workshop and associated white papers.

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