Climate Program Office News

CAFA contributes to NOAA’s response to the Executive Order on Climate 12 November 2021

CAFA contributes to NOAA’s response to the Executive Order on Climate

CAFA personnel contributed to a NOAA Technical Memorandum on how to make fisheries and aquaculture more resilient to climate change. 

2021 RISA Funding: Competition 1 Webinar (1/12) and Competition 2 Guidance 5 January 2021

2021 RISA Funding: Competition 1 Webinar (1/12) and Competition 2 Guidance

The webinar will cover evaluation, small-grants, and other questions on competition 1 based on the letters of intent. While there will be no additional webinar for competition 2, general guidance is provided in bullet points form.
Expected Trends and Surprises for Study on Seasonal Extreme Temperature Events Across North America 14 October 2020

Expected Trends and Surprises for Study on Seasonal Extreme Temperature Events Across North America

Extreme warm events are increasing in frequency, duration, and extent across North America while extreme cold events are decreasing, though COM-funded researchers find some surprising exceptions.

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season? 30 June 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season?

Wildfires play a prominent role in the boreal forests of Alaska during the summer season. While most wildfires are created by humans, approximately 90% of the area burned each year by wildfires are caused by lightning strikes.

Meet Our Scientists: Janet Nye 28 March 2019

Meet Our Scientists: Janet Nye

Read our Women's History Month interview with Dr. Janet Nye, an associate professor at Stony Brook University and a co-PI on an all-female research team on MAPP's Marine Predicition Task Force.

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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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