Revealing Brown Carbon Chromophores Produced in Reactions of Methylglyoxal with Ammonium Sulfate 16 November 2015

Revealing Brown Carbon Chromophores Produced in Reactions of Methylglyoxal with Ammonium Sulfate

Research supported by CPO's Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4) program was recently published in the Journal Environmental Science and Technology. The paper by Lin et al. focuses on the poorly-understood formation mechanisms of atmospheric brown carbon (BrC) chromophores.

Nitrogen Cycle improvements in the GFDL Earth System Models 7 October 2015

Nitrogen Cycle improvements in the GFDL Earth System Models

In FY 2015, CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle and Climate (AC4) program funded one new multi-institutional award totaling $1.45 million, which consisted of $400,000 in Grants to universities, $974,874 in other awards to universities, and $95,000 in internal NOAA funding to advance Earth System Models.
Nitrogen Cycle improvements in the GFDL Earth System Models 7 October 2015

Nitrogen Cycle improvements in the GFDL Earth System Models

In FY 2015, CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle and Climate (AC4) program funded one new multi-institutional award totaling $1.45 million, which consisted of $400,000 in Grants to universities, $974,874 in other awards to universities, and $95,000 in internal NOAA funding to advance Earth System Models.
Advancing Atmospheric Chemistry Through the Use of Satellite Observations from the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) 31 August 2015

Advancing Atmospheric Chemistry Through the Use of Satellite Observations from the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS)

CPO's Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, & Climate (AC4) program has published a workshop report titled "Advancing Atmospheric Chemistry Through the Use of Satellite Observations from the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS)."

Attributing observed Greenland responses to natural and anthropogenic climate forcings 8 June 2015

Attributing observed Greenland responses to natural and anthropogenic climate forcings

Research supported by the NOAA Climate Program Office has recently been published in the journal Climate Dynamics. The paper by Andres and Peltier, "Attributing observed Greenland responses to natural and anthropogenic climate forcings," enhances our understanding of the contributions of anthropogenic forcing and natural variability to changing precipitation, increased surface temperatures, and subsequent melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet.
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