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Communicating Climate Science Workshop

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A workshop presented by the AAAS to learn how to improve public communication and outreach skills.

OCCI Grant Leads to NSF Funding to investigate the marine margins of Greenland's glaciers

July 14, 2014
A WHOI-led study of the Sarqardliup Glacier in West Greenland will continue with a grant from NSF’s Office of Polar Programs, Arctic Division.

Regional Climate Change in New England: Update from the National Climate Assessment

June 5-6, 2014
Scott Doney's presentation at the 2nd annual Cape Coastal Conference State of the Cape:
Implementing Strategies To Improve Water Quality & Build Coastal Resilience hosted by the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. » More information about the conference

Observing Systems for Constraining Ocean Carbon Uptake and Acidification

Scott Doney's presentation at The American Association for the Advancement of Science, (AAAS), Annual 2013 Meeting in Boston.

OCCI-funded researcher awarded Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Indian Ocean research

Summer 2014
Caroline Ummenhofer, Assistant Scientist in the Physical Oceanography Department at WHOI, used OCCI seed funding for novel Indian Ocean research to secure a prestigious fellowship in Germany.

The EPA releases report on "Climate Change Indicators in the United States: 2014"

The EPA has compiled the third edition of this report, presenting 30 indicators to help readers understand observed long-term trends related to the causes and effects of climate change.

A new report released by the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) titled "National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change" - May 2014

The CNA is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps.

The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. - See more at: http://www.cna.org/about/whoweare#sthash.XzdlhTCJ.dpuf
The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. - See more at: http://www.cna.org/about/whoweare#sthash.XzdlhTCJ.dpuf
The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. - See more at: http://www.cna.org/about/whoweare#sthash.XzdlhTCJ.dpuf

2014 National Climate Assessment

The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future.  A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of Sciences.

2014 Morss Colloquium
From Penguins to Polar Bears: Impacts of Climate Change

Strategies for conservation of polar species endangered by climate change

WHOI Associate Scientist Kristopher Karnauskas Selected for 2014 Sloan Research Fellowship

Awarded annually since 1955, Sloan Research Fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars—the next generation of scientific leaders.

North Atlantic warming and the retreat of Greenland's outlet glaciers

Here's a review article by WHOI scientist Fiamma Straneo on the warming North Atlantic and the retreat of Greenland's glaciers.  It appeared in Nature on 12/04/2013.  Part of this work was accomplished with funds from WHOI's OCCI.

Interview with Ray Schmitt, WHOI

Interviewed on 9/27/13 by John Hockenberry on "The Takeaway" NPR show about the new IPCC report, 5th Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.

Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report provides a comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change in 14 chapters, supported by a number of annexes and supplementary material.

Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill

February 26-27, 2013
WHOI Scientists Sarah Das and Fiamma Straneo discuss climate change with Congressional Staffers.

Arctic Ocean research at WHOI Workshop

February 12-13, 2013
Twin Science City - Bergen & Woods Hole

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