CPO’s Earth System Science and Modeling Division (ESSM) research was well-represented at the American Geophysical Union’s 2021 Fall Meeting.
This study is the first to construct a detailed description of a specific ocean property—mixed layer depth—and its seasonal cycle for the Northeast U.S. continental shelf.
This new review paper presents the state of the science on tropical cyclone frequency: what we know, what remains to be figured out, and why numerical models are helping us get there.
A new study, part of NOAA's Drought Task Force IV research, shows the leading cause of the rapid increase of wildfires over the western U.S. is the rapid increase of surface air vapor pressure deficit.
A new framework helps explain why the Atlantic hurricane season is most intense, or sharp, between August and October.
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