MAPP Newsletter: Fall 2017 Issue 31 October 2017

MAPP Newsletter: Fall 2017 Issue

See what's been happening in the MAPP community!

Check out recent staff changes, research and program highlights, recent events, and MAPP Task Force updates.

NOAA and partners release database for research to bridge weather to climate forecast gap 17 October 2017

NOAA and partners release database for research to bridge weather to climate forecast gap

Two new datasets, funded in part by NOAA Research’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) Program, now provide easy public access to 60 terabytes of climate forecasts containing predictions of rainfall, temperature, winds and other variables at the subseasonal level (two weeks to two months ahead).

Scientists say weak and wobbly polar vortex to blame for cold extremes 3 October 2017

Scientists say weak and wobbly polar vortex to blame for cold extremes

New research, funded by CPO's Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program, shows that the polar vortex has shifted towards more frequent weak states and fewer strong states over the past few decades, with subsequent cold extremes seen during Eurasian winters. 

A reconstruction of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation 1 June 2017

A reconstruction of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

A paper in Geophysical Research Letters highlights the importance of sustaining and combining ocean observing platforms with satellite observations

NOAA publishes agency-wide framework to optimize and accelerate modeling 29 March 2017

NOAA publishes agency-wide framework to optimize and accelerate modeling

A new NOAA report describes high-priority recommendations to improve the way NOAA develops and operates models.

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