Scientists meet to improve understanding of model errors 15 June 2017

Scientists meet to improve understanding of model errors

Scientists from around the world will meet for the fifth time to advance understanding of the causes of errors in weather and climate models.

Third annual U.S. Climate Modeling Summit and Arctic Modeling Workshop 15 June 2017

Third annual U.S. Climate Modeling Summit and Arctic Modeling Workshop

Leads from the Nation’s six major climate modeling centers will meet for the third year in a row to work toward developing a common national climate modeling strategy.

MAPP Programmatic Webinar: The MAPP Program and its FY 2018 Funding Opportunities 6/5/2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

MAPP Programmatic Webinar: The MAPP Program and its FY 2018 Funding Opportunities

The NOAA/OAR Climate Program Office's MAPP Program will host a webinar on Monday, June 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET on our program and new funding opportunities. This webinar will describe the MAPP Program, including our research focus areas and partnerships inside and outside of NOAA, our three new competitions, and the process for applying to our competitions. We will close with a Q&A session in which we will answer questions of general interest in real time via the chat function in WebEx.

Coupling between marine boundary layer clouds and summer-to-summer sea surface temperature variability over the North Atlantic and Pacific 1 June 2017

Coupling between marine boundary layer clouds and summer-to-summer sea surface temperature variability over the North Atlantic and Pacific

A study published in Climate Dynamics highlights the importance of boundary layer clouds in interannual to interdecadal atmosphere-ocean variability, as well as their influence in sea surface temperature simulations.

A Climate Services Database for Western States 1 June 2017

A Climate Services Database for Western States

Until recently, no centralized resource allowed climate information users to connect with the wide array of information and services available in the West.

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