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MAPP Webinar 14 May 2013

MAPP Webinar

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar on Tuesday, June 11 titled "Tropical Climate Extremes".

IRI Scientists Collaborate with Health Experts on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate-Sensitive Diseases 7 May 2013

IRI Scientists Collaborate with Health Experts on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate-Sensitive Diseases

Scientists at the International Research Institute for Climate Society (IRI) research ways to mitigate the effects of current transmission and future changes of such diseases as participants in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate Sensitive Diseases.
New Assessment Outlines Unique Challenges Climate Instability Poses to Southwest 6 May 2013

New Assessment Outlines Unique Challenges Climate Instability Poses to Southwest

In an era of increasing climate instability, the southwestern region in the United States faces strained water resources, greater prevalence of tree-killing pests and potentially significant alterations of agricultural infrastructure. Such threats and challenges, as well as others, are detailed in the Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States, a new book published by Island Press. 

 

 

 

6 May 2013

BAMS Article on the Drought Task Force

A Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society has been posted as a short piece on NOAA's Drought Task Force.
New Article Highlights Challenges of Research in the High Latitudes 29 April 2013

New Article Highlights Challenges of Research in the High Latitudes

The article, "High-Latitude Ocean and Sea Ice Surface Fluxes: Challenges for Climate Research" was published in the March Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) issue and is now available online.
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