NOAA’s Climate Program Office announced a total annual award of $11.4 million in Fiscal Year 2023 funding to support 24 new, innovative, and impactful projects that will improve our nation’s resilience at a critical time in the fight against the climate crisis.
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AC4 supported new research that points to significant secondary pollutants originating from wildfires and prescribed fires using data obtained during the FIREX-AQ field campaign.
A new study supported by the Climate Program Office’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) Program demonstrates how the Joint Effort for Data assimilation Integration (JEDI) effectively integrates various data sources into Earth system models to forecast complex processes.
Our dear friend and distinguished colleague Stewart Amatus Carrera passed away on January 23, 2024. While we, his NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) family, are deeply saddened by his passing and miss him sorely, we are also celebrating his life, leadership, and remarkable legacy of achievements. Stewart served in the Federal government for nearly 25
Today, NOAA’s Climate Program Office published its 2024-2028 Strategic Plan. The new plan highlights CPO’s priorities including its vision, mission, and mandates by Congress to advance scientific understanding of climate variability and change, and to deliver actionable information to society for climate resilience, adaptation and mitigation. This plan was informed by an office review by
CVP staff will inform the scientific community about ongoing and future research in the Tropical Pacific.
How Declining Humidity, Soil Moisture, and Evapotranspiration Contribute to Wildfire Risk in the Southwestern US
MAPP- and NIDIS-funded researchers investigated the decline in near-surface humidity in the Southwestern US and its role in increased wildfire activity over the past 50 years.
A new study funded by CVP investigates sources and impacts of bias in Earth System Models representing deep convection in the Labrador Sea, a crucial system and setting for climate variability and carbon cycling.
Climate Outreach and Education: Amber Liggett and Tom Di Liberto Kick Off U.S. DOT Climate Change Center 2024 Webinar Series
Amber Liggett and Tom Di Liberto, NOAA communicators and scientists, participated in the U.S. DOT Climate & Transportation 101 webinar.
A new study funded by COM, CVP, and GOMO on the California Current System uses Biogeochemical Argo floats and models to investigate episodes of low dissolved oxygen and impacts on ecosystems and fisheries.