NOAA’s Climate Program Office awards $38.8M to advance scientific understanding, improve predictions, and enhance community and coastal resilience 1 November 2017

NOAA’s Climate Program Office awards $38.8M to advance scientific understanding, improve predictions, and enhance community and coastal resilience

NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO), a part of NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), has awarded $38.8 million for 78 new projects* in FY 2017. The projects — ranging from advancing the understanding and prediction of drought to building resilience in coastal communities — will expand the breadth and scope of NOAA’s current climate research and offers opportunities for NOAA to collaborate with outside experts and new stakeholders.

Variability and trends in surface seawater pCO2 and CO2 flux in the Pacific Ocean 16 June 2017

Variability and trends in surface seawater pCO2 and CO2 flux in the Pacific Ocean

Variability and change in the ocean sink of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) have implications for future climate and ocean acidification.

A reconstruction of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation 1 June 2017

A reconstruction of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

A paper in Geophysical Research Letters highlights the importance of sustaining and combining ocean observing platforms with satellite observations

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces FY18 Federal Funding Opportunities 16 May 2017

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces FY18 Federal Funding Opportunities

CPO’s programs are seeking applications for 7 individual competitions in FY 2018 for an estimated $10 million available and approximately 100 new awards pending budget appropriations. It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year, with some exceptions for larger awards. Visit cpo.noaa.gov/GrantsandProjects.aspx for more detailed information and instructions.

Mixed-layer carbon cycling at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory 7 March 2017

Mixed-layer carbon cycling at the Kuroshio Extension Observatory

A study published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles contributes evidence that the Kuroshio Extension transition zone is a biological hot spot for carbon cycling within the North Pacific carbon sink region.  

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