AC4 program contributes to workshop of human-carbon interactions in urban systems 21 October 2013

AC4 program contributes to workshop of human-carbon interactions in urban systems

CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, & Climate (AC4) program contributed to the support of a “Workshop on Human-Carbon Interactions in Urban Systems,” in which a number of NOAA scientists participated. The workshop took place from Oct. 16–18, 2013 in Boulder, Colo.
13 August 2013

CPO’s AC4 at ACCESS and Gordon conferences

 

Researchers find that a changing atmosphere affects how much water trees require 10 July 2013

Researchers find that a changing atmosphere affects how much water trees require

Spurred by increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, forests over the past two decades have become dramatically more efficient in how they use water, a Harvard study has found. The research was supported by a grant from the NOAA Climate Program Office's Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate Program, which funded the synthesis of data from research sites across the northeastern United States.


NOAA Supports Study of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Los Angeles 10 April 2013

NOAA Supports Study of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Los Angeles

A study by Jerome Brioude (of NOAA/ESRL/CSD and CIRES) and colleagues used data collected during NOAA's CalNex field campaign in California in 2010 to estimate emissions of CO, NOx and CO2 over the Los Angeles region.

CPO Representatives Participate in 4th N. American Carbon Program All-Investigators Meeting 20 February 2013

CPO Representatives Participate in 4th N. American Carbon Program All-Investigators Meeting

Members of the Climate Program Office and investigators from the Environmental Research Laboratories participated in the 4th North American Carbon Program (NACP) All-Investigators Meeting (AIM) in Albuquerque NM, Feb. 4-7.
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