Coastal Flood Risks Amplified by Extreme Sea Level Variability 1 February 2021

Coastal Flood Risks Amplified by Extreme Sea Level Variability

Researchers from the University of Central Florida and the University of South Florida recently published a study that shows how incorporating decade-long variations in extreme sea level (ESL) events, such as storm surge, in coastal flooding risk assessments can dramatically increase the severity of expected flooding and the associated economic losses. 

Introducing a New Edition of NOAA's Global Surface Temperature Dataset 26 January 2021

Introducing a New Edition of NOAA's Global Surface Temperature Dataset

A team of researchers from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information introduce a new, spatially complete edition of NOAA’s Global Surface Temperature dataset, work which was partially supported by CPO’s Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM) program. 

Article on Cyclone Trends is the Third-most Featured Climate Papers in the Media for 2020 20 January 2021

Article on Cyclone Trends is the Third-most Featured Climate Papers in the Media for 2020

A paper about increasing tropical cyclone intensity, published earlier this year and funded by a Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM) project award, is ranked as #3 of Climate Papers Most Featured in the Media in 2020.

Evaluating the Newest Version of the NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis Product 15 December 2020

Evaluating the Newest Version of the NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis Product

A study funded by both CPO’s COM and MAPP programs shows the newest version of the NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis Product produces useful estimates for past atmospheric variables as far back as 1806.

Volcanic Eruptions and Coral Archives Guide Reconstruction of  Past Tropical Pacific Climates 15 December 2020

Volcanic Eruptions and Coral Archives Guide Reconstruction of Past Tropical Pacific Climates

University of Washington researchers, funded in part by CPO’s Climate Observation and Monitoring (COM) program show that coral-only proxy reconstructions are more skillful with regards to tropical Pacific variability in the Nino 3.4 region (central, equatorial pacific) and show an unexpected climate responses to early 19th century volcanic eruptions. 

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