Exploring the Role of Moisture in MJO Variability 20 July 2021

Exploring the Role of Moisture in MJO Variability

Moisture may be the key to understanding what makes the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) spread quickly some years and slowly other years.

Western Arctic Ocean Could Be a Nitrous Oxide Hotspot Under a Warming Climate 7 July 2021

Western Arctic Ocean Could Be a Nitrous Oxide Hotspot Under a Warming Climate

A recent study suggests that, if the Arctic continues to warm, the western Arctic Ocean could be a future hot spot and source of nitrous oxide.

Using Models to Test the Physics of Observational Instruments in the Atlantic Ocean 3 June 2021

Using Models to Test the Physics of Observational Instruments in the Atlantic Ocean

A recent study bridges observations and modeling, and shows a way to make improvements to the observational instruments climate scientists rely on to study global circulation patterns. 

Machine Learning Reveals Links between Atmospheric Pressure Patterns and Arctic Sea Ice Melt 11 May 2021

Machine Learning Reveals Links between Atmospheric Pressure Patterns and Arctic Sea Ice Melt

A new CVP-supported study uses maps generated via machine learning to identify atmospheric pressure patterns driving sea ice melt onset. 

New Insights into the Interannual Warm Arctic, Cold Continent Pattern over North America 11 May 2021

New Insights into the Interannual Warm Arctic, Cold Continent Pattern over North America

CPO-supported study reveals drivers of the Warm Arctic, Cold Continent pattern over North America, improving our understanding and modeling/prediction capability of interannual regional climate variability. 

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