Upcoming seminar on major sources of urban emissions along the East Coast 12/4/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Upcoming seminar on major sources of urban emissions along the East Coast

On December 4, Colm Sweeney, Aircraft Program lead for the NOAA Global Monitoring Division Carbon Cycle Group and Acting Deputy Director for CPO’s Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division, will present results from an intensive airborne campaign to measure levels of methane, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and ethane emissions from five major cities along the East Coast.

Preparing your winter toolkit: Upcoming CA-NV Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar 11/25/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Preparing your winter toolkit: Upcoming CA-NV Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar

On November 25, CPO’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and California-Nevada Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) team will host a webinar about current California and Nevada conditions and an outlook for the rest of the fall into winter.

What Does Flash Drought Look Like in Your Region? 14 November 2019

What Does Flash Drought Look Like in Your Region?

Flash drought can quickly deplete soil moisture and dramatically increase evaporative stress on the environment, leading to significant impacts on agriculture. A recently completed study, supported by CPO's Sectoral Applications Research Program, performed a regional analysis across the United States to explore geographic differences of flash droughts.

Last Millennium Reanalysis now at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information, marking major milestone 8 November 2019

Last Millennium Reanalysis now at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information, marking major milestone

This CPO-supported dataset has resulted in new ways in which the community can examine low frequency climate and it is now in a reliable public data repository for years to come.

National Centers for Environmental Information and CPO lay groundwork for new extreme heat product 8 November 2019

National Centers for Environmental Information and CPO lay groundwork for new extreme heat product

The product will help scientists identify whether an extreme heat event tomorrow is significant or actually “extreme” relative to the historical record. It may also help assess extreme heat impacts on sectors like agriculture, health, and energy.

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Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather. In 2017, the United States experienced a record-tying 16 climate- and weather-related disasters where overall costs reached or exceeded $1 billion. Combined, these events claimed 362 lives, and had significant economic effects on the areas impacted, costing more than $306 billion. Businesses, policy leaders, resource managers and citizens are increasingly asking for information to help them address such challenges.

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