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NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment

NOAA contributes key carbon dioxide data to global carbon assessment The release of Global Carbon Budget 2014 coincided with the UN Climate Summit in New York on Sept. 23, 2014.  The global report measures carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and land environment draws heavily from data and observations by NOAA research scientists and […]

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CPO’s Thurston to attend Typhoon Workshop in Kyoto

CPO’s Thurston to attend Typhoon Workshop in Kyoto To demonstrate practical applications of ocean observations for improving typhoon track and intensity forecasts, the IOC/WMO Data Buoy Cooperation Panel (DBCP) are organizing the Third Capacity Development Workshop for the North Pacific Ocean and Marginal Seas (NPOMS-3) at Kyoto University Oct 6-8, 2014. NPOMS-3 will be hosted

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NOAA Joins with Princeton and Other Institutions in Six-Year Study to Help Public Better Understand Southern Ocean

NOAA Joins with Princeton and Other Institutions in Six-Year Study to Help Public Better Understand Southern Ocean The Southern Ocean that encircles Antarctica lends a considerable hand in keeping Earth’s temperature hospitable by soaking up half of the human-made carbon in the atmosphere and a majority of the planet’s excess heat. Yet, the inner workings

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9th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop

9th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis, and Applications Partnership Workshop The “9th NOAA-Indonesia Ocean-Climate Observations, Analysis and Applications Partnership Workshop” will be held in Jakarta on August 20-23, 2014.  This year Indonesia’s Weather and Climate Agency (BMKG) will be hosting NOAA and University Colleagues from CPO Climate Observations, NWS Climate Services Division, PMEL, Columbia and the

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NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015

NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015 NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015. Pending final budget appropriations, CPO expects approximately $15.5 million will be available through the announcement, and anticipates nearly 100 new awards between $50,000 to $200,000 each,

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Deep Argo floats deployed in Pacific

Deep Argo floats deployed in Pacific Steve Piotrowicz, program manager at CPO’s Office of Climate Observation joined the crew of the R/V Tangaroa in mid-June for a Deep Argo Development cruise. The R/V Tangaroa, operated by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research sailed from Wellington, New Zealand on June 16, 2014. The R/V Tangaroa,

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Deep Argo Floats Deployed in Pacific

Deep Argo Floats Deployed in Pacific Steve Piotrowicz, program manager at CPO’s Office of Climate Observation joined the crew of the R/V Tangaroa in mid-June for a Deep Argo Development cruise. The R/V Tangaroa, operated by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research sailed from Wellington, New Zealand on June 16, 2014. The R/V Tangaroa,

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CPO’s Piotrowicz presents at Marine Technology Society conference

New Ocean Today Video Released! Steve Piotrowicz, of CPO’s Climate Observations Division, gave an invited presentation on the requirements for ocean observations to address climate processes at the Marine Technology Society TechSurge: Ocean Sensors conference in Weehawken, N.J. from April 1-2.  His presentation focused on accuracy and precision of sensors, temporal and spatial resolution of

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Arctic Research Program releases Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Implementation Plan Annual Report

Arctic Research Program releases Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Implementation Plan Annual Report The Arctic Research Program has released the U.S. 2013 Annual Report for its role in the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Implementation Plan.  The Arctic Research Program, which falls under CPO’s Climate Observations Division, leads this effort for the United States.   The CBMP-Marine

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Physical Scientist position open in CPO’s Arctic Research Program

New Ocean Today Video Released! Satellites of the Sea: Observing the Ocean for Hurricane Research June marks World Ocean Month and the start of hurricane season. Here at NOAA, we conduct tons of research to help improve our understanding of hurricanes so that we can more accurately predict hurricanes, and save lives and property. Ocean observations have a key

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