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. 

Profiles in Climate: Sylvia Dee 1 December 2020

Profiles in Climate: Sylvia Dee

“Everyone here is smart. Distinguish yourself by being kind.” – Emily Bernhardt, ecologist and biogeochemist

Those are words to live by for Dr. Sylvia Dee, a climate scientist funded by the NOAA Climate Program Office’s Climate Observations and Monitoring Program and head of the Climate, Water, and Energy Lab at Rice University.

MERT Facilitates Enhanced Partnership Between NOAA CoastWatch and Sanctuaries 24 November 2020

MERT Facilitates Enhanced Partnership Between NOAA CoastWatch and Sanctuaries

An interactive webinar, led by the CPO Marine Ecosystems Risk Team (MERT), featured NOAA CoastWatch staff and focused on how the CoastWatch data, tools, and capabilities can be used to inform sanctuaries science and management, including climate change assessment and adaptation.

Quantifying the External vs. Internal Mechanisms Behind the Atlantic Multidecadal Variability 11 November 2020

Quantifying the External vs. Internal Mechanisms Behind the Atlantic Multidecadal Variability

Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM)-supported research provides evidence to reconcile a long-standing debate on identifying the mechanisms underlying the Atlantic Multidecadal Variability. 

How Will Climate Change Impact El Niño and La Niña? 9 November 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact El Niño and La Niña?

The future of the El Niño Southern Oscillation, or ENSO, is the subject of a new book published by the American Geophysical Union. 

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