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