Climate Program Office News

MERT to Assess Sanctuary Perception of CPO-Sanctuary Partnership 17 September 2021

MERT to Assess Sanctuary Perception of CPO-Sanctuary Partnership

The survey allows CPO's Marine Ecosystem Risk Team (MERT) to ensure that it is working with sanctuaries in meaningful and useful ways that help sanctuary staff and managers, thus maximizing the value of the CPO-NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries relationship.

CPO, NOAA Sea Grant Announce New Green Infrastructure Project in Underserved Great Lakes Region Neighborhoods 14 September 2021

CPO, NOAA Sea Grant Announce New Green Infrastructure Project in Underserved Great Lakes Region Neighborhoods

This initiative is aimed at improving the resilience of vulnerable Great Lakes communities to the impacts of flooding through equitable and inclusive stormwater and floodplain management.

CPO and Partners Launch Webinar Series on the Science of Precipitation and How to Plan for its Changing Future 6 September 2021

CPO and Partners Launch Webinar Series on the Science of Precipitation and How to Plan for its Changing Future

Participants will learn about some of the considerations and methods for working with available precipitation science and information to advance resilience planning.

CPO Funds University of Vermont Extreme Heat Project 16 August 2021

CPO Funds University of Vermont Extreme Heat Project

The project will build on outcomes from NOAA's community-led field campaigns, which have helped engage the Burlington community and have produced critical hyperlocal temperature information. But cities, and Vermont's smaller cities and communities in particular, need more tools and resources to help them determine the most effective and efficient solutions tailored to their needs.  

NIHHIS to Host Second Webinar in Urban Heat Island Community of Practice Series 8/17/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NIHHIS to Host Second Webinar in Urban Heat Island Community of Practice Series

The webinar series features community case studies from the urban heat island mapping campaigns to show how cities are working to address extreme heat risk. The second webinar, “Conducting Heat Vulnerability Indices,” will highlight communities that are examining heat risk exposure and vulnerability.

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About the Climate Program Office

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...

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