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Arctic Research Program

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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Long-term warming and environmental change trends persist in the Arctic in 2013

Long-term warming and environmental change trends persist in the Arctic in 2013 NOAA’s annual Arctic Report Card, introduced in 2006 by the NOAA Climate Program Office, found that cooler temperatures in the summer of 2013 across the central Arctic Ocean, Greenland and northern Canada moderated the record sea ice loss and extensive melting that the surface

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Physics Today publishes article from Arctic Report Card data

Physics Today publishes article from Arctic Report Card data Physics Today has just published the article “The Arctic shifts to a new Normal,” authored by Martin Jeffries, James Overland and Donald Perovich.  This is an outgrowth of the 2012 release of the NOAA Arctic Report Card, a synthesis product supported by the Arctic Research Program of CPO. Martin

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New Video Series from NOAA Ocean Today Explores the Role of Sea Ice in the Ocean​

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

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