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NWS Climate Services Seminar Series
In Collaboration With NOAA Climate Connection Team
Dr. James Overland is a research oceanographer at NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle and an affiliate professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. His very productive scientific career has focused on both physical and ecological systems in the Arctic.In this presentation, Dr. Overland discusses recent changes in the Arctic and the possibility that they are related to extreme weather events in the mid-latitudes.
"Assessing the past, predicting the future and delivering a local perspective on global climate today."
An engaged, responsive NWS that delivers state-of-the-art, timely, and reliable climate information and decision support services to help the Nation address environmental impacts.
To ensure NWS has the capacity to develop and deliver reliable climate services integrated with weather and water information through user engagement, policy development, data stewardship, incorporation of research into operations, training, education, and outreach in collaboration with partners.