Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

MAPP Hollings Intern, Natalie Baillargeon, Summer Research Study 4 August 2020

MAPP Hollings Intern, Natalie Baillargeon, Summer Research Study

Hollings intern, Natalie Baillargeon, shares their summer research study involving MAPP Task Forces



 

New research identifies regions with worsening "snow droughts" around the world 3 August 2020

New research identifies regions with worsening "snow droughts" around the world

Western United States snowmelt deficit found to be of increasing intensity and length in recent years

Snow is used by approximately ⅙ of Earth’s population for drinking, agriculture, and hydropower, among other uses. Despite its importance, “snow droughts,” or deficits in snowmelt, which can have serious regional and global consequences, have been fairly unexplored compared to other forms of drought, until now.

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces New Funding Opportunity 21 July 2020

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces New Funding Opportunity

Learn more about the Office's Fiscal Year 2021 grant competitions

NOAA Research’s Climate Program Office (CPO) is pleased to announce that its Fiscal Year 2021 grant competitions are now open.

Improved simulation skill of climate variability by U.S. climate models 17 July 2020

Improved simulation skill of climate variability by U.S. climate models

In the atmosphere-ocean system, the global distribution of climate variables such as sea surface temperature, pressure, and precipitation fluctuate from interannual to decadal timescales. New research compares climate models across six U.S. climate modeling centers.

Is there a connection between the East Asian Subtropical Jet Stream and Atlantic Tropical Cyclones? 10 July 2020

Is there a connection between the East Asian Subtropical Jet Stream and Atlantic Tropical Cyclones?

Atlantic tropical cyclones (TCs) can cause significant damage and impact both societal and economic sectors. New research looks to find a connection between the East Asian Subtropical Jet Stream and Atlantic Tropical Cyclones.

 

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