Facilitating the Use of Drought Early Warning Information through Interactions with Agricultural Stakeholders 22 July 2015

Facilitating the Use of Drought Early Warning Information through Interactions with Agricultural Stakeholders

Work on flash drought early warning systems funded by the Climate Program Office's Sectoral Applications Research Program (SARP) appeared in the July issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Climate.gov team supports 2014 State of the Climate rollout 20 July 2015

Climate.gov team supports 2014 State of the Climate rollout

On July 17, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Meteorological Society released the 2014 State of the Climate report. CPO's Climate.gov team created highlights for this report in consultation with the report's editors and authors.
CPO announces FY16 Federal Funding Opportunities 17 July 2015

CPO announces FY16 Federal Funding Opportunities

CPO’s Programs are seeking applications for 10 individual competitions in FY 2016. We estimate that $14 million will be available through this Announcement in FY 2016 for approximately 100 new awards pending budget appropriations.  It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year, with some exceptions for larger awards.  Visit cpo.noaa.gov/GrantsandProjects.aspx for more detailed information and instructions.

Will extratropical cyclones along the U.S. East Coast be less common in a warmer climate? 13 July 2015

Will extratropical cyclones along the U.S. East Coast be less common in a warmer climate?

A new paper titled “A Review of Historical and Future Changes of Extratropical Cyclones and Associated Impacts Along the U.S. East Coast”, which was supported by the NOAA Climate Program Office’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions and Projections (MAPP) Program, has been published as part of a “Topical Collection on Extreme Events” in the academic journal Current Climate Change Reports.
White House announces creation of a National Integrated Heat Health Information System 6 July 2015

White House announces creation of a National Integrated Heat Health Information System

Heat early-warning systems can serve as effective tools for reducing illness, death, and loss of productivity associated with heat waves. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are announcing that they are building a new National Integrated Heat Health Information System, which will provide a suite of decision-support services that better serve public health needs to prepare and respond.

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