Study Helps Identify Primary Drivers of Marine Heatwaves in the Northwest Atlantic 17 March 2021

Study Helps Identify Primary Drivers of Marine Heatwaves in the Northwest Atlantic

New research investigates how heatwaves start and stop in the Northwest Atlantic ocean with implications for fisheries and other marine goods and services. 

New NY Times Article on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Mirrors 15 Years of CPO Research 9 March 2021

New NY Times Article on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Mirrors 15 Years of CPO Research

A recent New York Times article on the potential slowing of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) dovetails with 15-years of supported research by the CPO Climate Variability & Predictability Program. 

Freshwater Outflow from Beaufort Sea Could Alter Global Climate Patterns 3 March 2021

Freshwater Outflow from Beaufort Sea Could Alter Global Climate Patterns

New Nature Communications study shows how record-high Arctic freshwater will flow through Canadian waters, affecting marine environment and Atlantic ocean currents.

Increasing Summertime Cloudiness May Lead to More Sea Ice Melt in the Arctic 3 March 2021

Increasing Summertime Cloudiness May Lead to More Sea Ice Melt in the Arctic

A recent study published in Nature Communications Earth & Environment suggests that summertime low clouds play an important role in driving sea ice melt. 

Can Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Assist Climate Scientists? 3 March 2021

Can Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Assist Climate Scientists?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning experts report on the state of the science of AI post-processing of weather and climate model output and recommend a set of methods and data that can allow the community to move forward.

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