Pacific Arctic Observations Addressing Causes and Consequences of Sea Ice Loss 7 October 2015

Pacific Arctic Observations Addressing Causes and Consequences of Sea Ice Loss

In 2015, NOAA’s Arctic Research Program competitively funded three new five-year projects involving $4.2 million in grants (and benefit from additional support by interagency and international partners). Through these three new projects, university partners will help to carry out multidisciplinary observations and research for five years (from 2015­ to 2020), in support of analysis, and modeling in the Pacific Arctic, i.e., the Chukchi ­Beaufort Sea, the East Siberian Sea, and the Arctic Ocean north of these regions.

OA team earns DOC Silver Medal in Scientific and Engineering Achievement 28 July 2015

OA team earns DOC Silver Medal in Scientific and Engineering Achievement

The Secretary of Commerce has awarded a Group Silver Medal for Scientific/Engineering Achievement to the Ocean Acidification team, which includes CPO's Jeremy Mathis.

Physical Scientist position open in CPO's Arctic Research Program 30 April 2014

Physical Scientist position open in CPO's Arctic Research Program

NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) has a vacancy for a Physical Scientist to serve as strategic lead for NOAA's Arctic Research enterprise and Director of CPO's Arctic Research Program.
Arctic Research Program releases Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Implementation Plan Annual Report 31 March 2014

Arctic Research Program releases Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Implementation Plan Annual Report

The Arctic Research Program has released the U.S. 2013 Annual Report for its role in the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Implementation Plan.  

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