Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

18 November 2013

MAPP Webinar Series: The National Climate Predictions and Projections platform

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections program hosted a webinar on the National Climate Predictions and Projections (NCPP) platform on Friday, November 15, 2013. The webinar described NCPP’s recent progress and achievements and discussed future directions.

NIDIS leads monitoring workshop 13 November 2013

NIDIS leads monitoring workshop

The National Coordinated Soil Moisture Monitoring System workshop, led by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), was held on Nov. 13-14 in Kansas City, MO.

CPO's Pulwarty is author on Science-published article 11 November 2013

CPO's Pulwarty is author on Science-published article

Dr. Roger Pulwarty, a scientist at NOAA's Climate Program Office and director of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) program is one of the authors on a new article published in Science titled "Hell and high water: Practice-relevant climate adaption science."

NOAA-funded research could help early prediction of extreme heat waves 5 November 2013

NOAA-funded research could help early prediction of extreme heat waves

New research partially funded by NOAA’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program may enable longer-term forecasts of U.S. heat waves. Scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research have fingerprinted a distinctive atmospheric wave pattern high above the Northern Hemisphere that can foreshadow the emergence of summertime heat waves in the United States more than two weeks in advance.

AC4 funds research that proposes revised mechanism for isoprene chemistry 5 November 2013

AC4 funds research that proposes revised mechanism for isoprene chemistry

A recent study by Jingqiu Mao of NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and his colleagues published in the Journal of Geophysical Research focused on the complex relationships that control chemistry and atmospheric transport of isoprene and related compounds.

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