WE&T Magazine Highlights SARP-funded Extreme Events Workshops 14 March 2013

WE&T Magazine Highlights SARP-funded Extreme Events Workshops

WE&T Magazine highlights a collaborative research project that examines how water utilities, resource managers, and county and regional planners make decisions before and during extreme weather.
CPO-funded Researchers Investigate Drought Impacts on Maize 5 March 2013

CPO-funded Researchers Investigate Drought Impacts on Maize

MAPP-funded researchers have found a lot of the "drought" impacts on maize in the US are driven by increases in extreme heat rather than decreases in rainfall. 

Feature Article Spotlights Southeast Climate Consortium RISA 5 March 2013

Feature Article Spotlights Southeast Climate Consortium RISA

A feature article published online on the Alabama Cooperative Extension System's website describes the Southeast Climate Consortium's role in helping farmers in the Southeast use climate forecasting tools to make better decisions.

New Study Reveals Pollution Doesn’t Change Rate of Cloud Droplet Formation 25 February 2013

New Study Reveals Pollution Doesn’t Change Rate of Cloud Droplet Formation

A CPO-supported study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) suggests that a long-held belief on cloud formation isn’t true. 
New video series from NOAA Ocean Today explores the role of sea ice in the ocean 21 February 2013

New video series from NOAA Ocean Today explores the role of sea ice in the ocean

The 2012 Arctic summer sea ice extent is the lowest since taking measurement. In a new three-part video series from NOAA Ocean Today, learn about sea ice and why it is so important; how scientists are detecting and measuring change in sea ice; and the impacts of shrinking Arctic sea ice.
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