NYC could experience a twenty-fold increase in seasonal coastal flooding episodes by the end of the 21st century 5 January 2017

NYC could experience a twenty-fold increase in seasonal coastal flooding episodes by the end of the 21st century

A new NOAA Research-funded study warns that from 2054-2079, sea level rise could lead to a total of 165 flooding events compared to the 1979-2004 total of 7 flooding events in the Big Apple, and that major flood events may be 3 to 4 times more frequent.

NOAA Research plays key role in advancing subseasonal extreme weather and climate prediction 20 December 2016

NOAA Research plays key role in advancing subseasonal extreme weather and climate prediction

Representatives from academia, government, and the private sector recently concluded a two day NOAA-supported workshop on improving understanding and prediction of extreme weather and climate from two weeks to a season ahead (subseasonal to seasonal). This workshop followed a kickoff meeting for a new NOAA Research-organized Subseasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Prediction Task Force.  

How ocean subsurface heat could help predict El Niño and future forecast challenges 13 December 2016

How ocean subsurface heat could help predict El Niño and future forecast challenges

Two new NOAA Research-funded studies provide insight into a potential new source of El Niño predictability and future research and forecast challenges for these ocean warming events.

Special Webinar: The FV3 dynamical core and the Next Generation Global Prediction System 30 November 2016

Special Webinar: The FV3 dynamical core and the Next Generation Global Prediction System

A special webinar hosted by GMU/COLA on the topic of the FV3 dynamical core and the Next Generation Global Prediction System by SJ Lin (OAR/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory) on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 can be viewed here.

MAPP Webinar Series: Unified Modeling for Marine Applications 21 November 2016

MAPP Webinar Series: Unified Modeling for Marine Applications

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar on the topic of Unified Modeling for Marine Applications on Monday, November 21, 2016. The announcement is provided below.

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