Flash droughts have been extensively studied in various regions, but tropical environments, especially the Caribbean, have been overlooked. This is significant because these areas typically experience frequent, almost daily rainfall, making them highly susceptible to sudden and severe drying.
Dr. Paul Miller, a member of the MAPP Drought Task Force, was awarded the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his research on understanding the mechanisms leading to early warning of meteorological and hydrological drought in the U.S. Caribbean. He is a co-investigator on a project led by Dr. Thomas Mote from the …
The CVP and MAPP Programs hosted an informational webinar on their FY24 Competitions in support of NOAA’s Climate Ecosystems Fisheries Initiative (CEFI). The webinar included a discussion of the ongoing research and priority areas from the perspective of NOAA Research scientists, along with a Q&A Section.
CPO is seeking applications for six individual competitions in FY24. Several of these competitions are relevant to the suite of urgent climate-driven societal challenges and risks faced by our Nation that CPO aims to address. Approximately $9 million will be available for approximately 90 new awards pending budget appropriations.