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Critical Research Outcomes at 2023 US CLIVAR Summit with Strong CPO Showing

CPO staff, collaborators, and funded scientists engage in discussions on topics like climate impact on humans, indigenous peoples’ climate information needs, and the importance of the Southern Ocean in climate models, resulting in key research outcomes.

Refining our Understanding of Connections between Tropical Modes of Variability

A new Nature Communications publication supported by the CVP and MAPP programs describes improved observational evidence for relationships between tropical weather patterns, providing a tool to improve climate models and projections of high-impact weather events like tropical cyclones, monsoons, and more.

MAPP investigator wins NSF CAREER award to continue drought research

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 …

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Fixed or Shifting Baselines: How Should We Categorize Marine Heatwaves?

Two months after MAPP’s Marine Ecosystem Task Force published a comment in Nature calling for clearer definitions of marine heatwaves, a newly published article in Frontiers assesses marine heat waves in the Mediterranean Sea and questions the usefulness of fixed or moving baselines.

A New Long-Term Dataset Combines Ocean and Weather Data on the Oregon Coast

More than two decades of oceanographic and meteorological data shedding light on upwelling processes off the coast of Oregon is compiled and made public for the first time by an Oregon State University team of scientists supported by a COM-MAPP-CSI collaboration

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