Based on California wildfires, this research team develops empirical models to improve burn severity and high-severity patch area maps with vegetation regimes to create efficient wildfire burn severity maps that will improve land use management by policy makers.
The project exhibits on-the-ground details being incorporated into existing drought monitoring processes.
This study suggests that climate change has caused a paradigm shift in how drought is assessed.
The Upper Missouri River Basin Soil Moisture and Plains Snow Build-Out project is a key initiative of the NIDIS sponsored National Coordinated Soil Moisture Monitoring Network (NCSMMN).
This webinar series will provide the first public look at early outcomes from the 5 Extreme Heat Risk Initiative awards currently underway as well as research outcomes focused on heat from across the CPO portfolio.
The Climate Program Office (CPO) manages competitive research programs in which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application of this knowledge in risk management and adaptation efforts. CPO-supported research is conducted in regions across the United States, at national and international scales, and globally. Learn more...
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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