New research examines changes in stratospheric circulation pattern over past four decades 23 June 2020

New research examines changes in stratospheric circulation pattern over past four decades

The study highlights scientists’ ability to indirectly measure large scale global processes through observation platforms that confirm models and shows how anthropogenic effects (e.g. greenhouse gases and ozone) interact to impact large scale global circulation systems.

Study improves understanding of relationship between atmospheric circulation and extreme temperature events 23 June 2020

Study improves understanding of relationship between atmospheric circulation and extreme temperature events

Extreme temperature events threaten vulnerable populations with limited access to shelter and water and/or with pre-existing health conditions.

Alaska's Changing Environment: A new report on major observed climate changes 6 September 2019

Alaska's Changing Environment: A new report on major observed climate changes

The Climate Program Office’s Alaska RISA team (Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy), in partnership with the International Arctic Research Center and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, has released a new report, Alaska’s Changing Environment, documenting recent observed profound changes in the environment related to extreme weather events and deviations from the historical climate.

Underwater gliders provide high-resolution observations in the Gulf Stream 1 June 2017

Underwater gliders provide high-resolution observations in the Gulf Stream

Increasing use of glider surveys will enable a robust and accurate climatology of the Gulf Stream.

CPO highlights 2016 milestones and achievements 16 May 2017

CPO highlights 2016 milestones and achievements

CPO is releasing its 2016 Annual Report, which gives an overview of FY16 achievements and highlights the great work done by CPO Divisions and Programs to advance scientific understanding of climate and improve society's ability to plan and respond.

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