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NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment 6 October 2014

NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment

The release of Global Carbon Budget 2014 coincided with the UN Climate Summit in New York on Sept. 23, 2014.  The global report measures carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and land environment draws heavily from data and observations by NOAA research scientists and their partners.
President Obama announces a new Executive Order 3 October 2014

President Obama announces a new Executive Order

On September 23, 2014, President Obama announced a new Executive Order in support of the development of climate resiliency at home and globally.

New study explains wintertime ozone pollution in Utah oil and gas fields 3 October 2014

New study explains wintertime ozone pollution in Utah oil and gas fields

Chemicals released into the air by oil and gas exploration, extraction and related activities can spark reactions that lead to high levels of ozone in wintertime, high enough to exceed federal health standards, according to new NOAA-led research, published online Nature. CPO's AC-4 program supported this research.
3 October 2014

Virtual Workshop on Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions

The Virtual Workshop on "Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions" organized by the Climate Prediction Task Force (CPTF) took place from September 30 - October 2, 2014. The main goals of this Virtual Workshop were to review current practices and challenges in bias correcting sub-seasonal to interannual predictions and to foster new strategies particularly for non-stationary prediction systems. Click here to view all of the presentations and WebEx recordings.

Roger Pulwarty represents CPO at a Global Framework for Climate Services meeting 1 October 2014

Roger Pulwarty represents CPO at a Global Framework for Climate Services meeting

CPO's Roger Pulwarty represented current and potential contributions of CPO at the Global Framework for Climate Services implementation meeting in Geneva.
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