The reinvigoration of the Southern Ocean carbon sink 5 October 2015

The reinvigoration of the Southern Ocean carbon sink

COD-funded researchers attempt to answer the question "Has global warming slowed the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide by the Southern Ocean?" in a new study in Science.

Recent evidence for a strengthening CO2 sink in the Southern Ocean 21 September 2015

Recent evidence for a strengthening CO2 sink in the Southern Ocean

In this COD-funded study published in Geophysical Research Letters, researchers present a 13 year (2002–2015) semimonthly time series of the partial pressure of CO2 in surface water (pCO2surf) and other carbonate system parameters from the Drake Passage.

How has subtropical stratocumulus and associated meteorology changed since the 1980s? 17 September 2015

How has subtropical stratocumulus and associated meteorology changed since the 1980s?

Work supported by the Climate Program Office's Climate Observation Division (authors: C. Seethala, et al. from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography) has been published online for early release in the Journal of Climate.

Seasonal variations in the aragonite saturation state in the upper open-ocean waters of the North Pacific Ocean 27 August 2015

Seasonal variations in the aragonite saturation state in the upper open-ocean waters of the North Pacific Ocean

A paper supported by CPO's Climate Observation Division (COD) was published in Geophysical Research Letters. The paper--Seasonal variations in the aragonite saturation state in the upper open-ocean waters of the North Pacific Ocean--was published online on June 16, 2015.

10th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop 19 August 2015

10th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop

The "10th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis and Applications Partnership Workshop” was held in Bandung, Indonesia on August 12-14, 2015. Indonesia's Weather and Climate Agency (BMKG) and Agency For The Assessment and Application Of Technology (BPPT) will host several NOAA colleagues from OAR and NWS. Colleagues from the Jakarta Environment Science, Technology and Health (ESTH) Office of the US Embassy will be participating.

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