NOAA soliciting author nominations and technical inputs for Fourth National Climate Assessment 14 September 2016

NOAA soliciting author nominations and technical inputs for Fourth National Climate Assessment

Development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) is underway, and on behalf of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), NOAA is soliciting nominations for authors and technical inputs.

CPO-funded researcher authors: "Building an integrated U.S. National Climate Indicators System" 16 March 2016

CPO-funded researcher authors: "Building an integrated U.S. National Climate Indicators System"

CPO-funded researcher Dr. Melissa Kenney was the lead author on a paper published in the journal Climatic Change.

A look back at 2014: NOAA Climate Program Office articulates roadmap for future progress in climate science 12 January 2015

A look back at 2014: NOAA Climate Program Office articulates roadmap for future progress in climate science

In 2014, NOAA’s Climate Program Office, led by Director Wayne Higgins, went through the process of rearticulating its mission, vision, and unique value through the development of the CPO Strategic Plan. The office also made major progress on an Implementation Plan that provides a roadmap to achieving important outcomes in climate science.

Science integration into U.S. climate and ocean policy 11 August 2014

Science integration into U.S. climate and ocean policy

CPO’s Laura Petes is the lead author of “Science integration into U.S. climate and ocean policy,” which appeared in the August issue of Nature Climate Change.
3 March 2014

CPO CICS-MD-funded National Indicators System recommended by federal advisory committee

The National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee (NCADAC) recommended the development of a sustained National Climate Indicators System, which is supported through a NOAA CPO CICS-MD grant.

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