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. 

Announcing the GeoXO Atmospheric Composition Town Hall 9 March 2021

Announcing the GeoXO Atmospheric Composition Town Hall

The NOAA GeoXO Atmospheric Composition (AC) Town Hall will be held on April 29, 2021, from 12-4 pm EST to introduce the GeoXO mission to the AC community and share potential AC capabilities from this next-generation NOAA geostationary satellite system. 

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.

Climate Indicators Identify Drivers of Change in Arctic Tundra 3 March 2021

Climate Indicators Identify Drivers of Change in Arctic Tundra

New research identifies important climate drivers affecting tundra vegetation productivity and points to potential methods of predicting vegetation a season or two ahead of time. 

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. 

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