Researchers offer new insights into predicting future droughts in California 8 December 2014

Researchers offer new insights into predicting future droughts in California

This NOAA Drought Task Force/NIDIS report details the results of an extensive multi-research-group analysis of the causes and predictability of the drought. The report finds that the exceedingly warm and dry conditions that caused the drought were due to a high pressure ridge off the west coast of the United States influenced heavily by anomalous sea surface temperatures. These influences are attributed to natural variability.

Agricultural Green Revolution as a driver of increasing atmospheric CO2 seasonal amplitude 24 November 2014

Agricultural Green Revolution as a driver of increasing atmospheric CO2 seasonal amplitude

A project supported by CPO's Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections (MAPP) and  Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4) programs has had new research published in Nature.  The paper, "Agricultural Green Revolution as a driver of increasing atmospheric CO2 seasonal amplitude," was published in the journal's Nov. 19, 2014 issue.
MAPP Climate Prediction Task Force hosts Virtual Workshop on Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions 13 October 2014

MAPP Climate Prediction Task Force hosts Virtual Workshop on Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions

CPO’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a virtual workshop on Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2014.

3 October 2014

Virtual Workshop on Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions

The Virtual Workshop on "Bias Corrections in Subseasonal to Interannual Predictions" organized by the Climate Prediction Task Force (CPTF) took place from September 30 - October 2, 2014. The main goals of this Virtual Workshop were to review current practices and challenges in bias correcting sub-seasonal to interannual predictions and to foster new strategies particularly for non-stationary prediction systems. Click here to view all of the presentations and WebEx recordings.

Topical collection of Climate Forecast System version 2 (CFSv2) papers 8 September 2014

Topical collection of Climate Forecast System version 2 (CFSv2) papers

A topical collection of Climate Forecast System version 2 (CFSv2) papers was co-organized by NOAA's Climate Program Office and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) and is now available for viewing.
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