21 September 2015
Researchers from OAR and the University of California system, including Amir AghaKouchak, David Feldman, and Travis Huxman (University of California, Irvine) as well as Martin Hoerling (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory) and Jay Lund (University of California, Davis), recently published an essay in Nature discussing the future implications for California and other regions with growing populations and industries of the growing demand humans are placing on water.
9 September 2015
Research by Omid Mazdiyasni and Amir AghaKouchak (University of California, Irvine) titled, "Substantial increase in concurrent droughts and heatwaves in the United States" was recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
21 July 2015
A new Climate Program Office-sponsored study published in the journal Climate Dynamics and led by Drs. Sun-Seon Leon and Bin Wang from the University of Hawaii has identified the characteristic wind and cloud variations associated with the two main areas of thunderstorm activity over the Indian Ocean and West Pacific that make up the BSISO.
13 July 2015
A new NOAA Climate Program Office-sponsored study on extreme temperatures has been published in the prestigious academic journal Nature. The article describes how changes in the frequency of certain atmospheric circulation patterns are linked to observed changes in the frequency of regional temperature extremes during recent decades.
30 June 2015
The 4th Climate and Ocean – Variability, Predictability and Change (CLIVAR) Workshop on the Evaluation of ENSO in Climate Models: ENSO in a Changing Climate will be held July 8 through July 10, 2015 in Paris, France. This workshop is jointly supported by CPO’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections and Earth System Science programs, as well as other international organizations.