Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

Urban Heat Case Study Demonstrates Impacts of Vegetation in Bengaluru, India 23 June 2021

Urban Heat Case Study Demonstrates Impacts of Vegetation in Bengaluru, India

The study focuses on investigating the controlling factors of urban heat in Bengaluru, India and showcases multiple methods of urban heat analysis.

Can Machine Learning Improve Tropical Cyclone Forecasts? 16 June 2021

Can Machine Learning Improve Tropical Cyclone Forecasts?

Recent research showcases how machine learning methods can help reduce errors in tropical cyclone intensity forecasts to prevent damages and loss of life.

Millenia-long Temperature Dataset Reconstructed Using Tree Rings 3 June 2021

Millenia-long Temperature Dataset Reconstructed Using Tree Rings

This COM-funded study developed an improved paelo-temperature reconstruction dataset for the Northern Hemisphere using tree ring proxy data. 

CPO, CSL, and NESDIS Co-host Successful GEO-XO Atmospheric Composition Town Hall 18 May 2021

CPO, CSL, and NESDIS Co-host Successful GEO-XO Atmospheric Composition Town Hall

Nearly 300 participants tuned in to learn more about the potential atmospheric composition capabilities from a NOAA geo-satellite system. 

New Global Storm Surge Reconstructions Database Draws on CPO Investments in 20th Century Reanalysis Project 18 May 2021

New Global Storm Surge Reconstructions Database Draws on CPO Investments in 20th Century Reanalysis Project

New research highlights the application of reanalysis products, including the 20th Century Reanalysis Project (20CRv3), to understanding coastal hazards in a changing climate. 

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