Arctic Climate Dynamics

Updated 2000-04-18

Our objective is to monitor and understand decadal variability in the Arctic and adjacent seas. Emphasis is on the Arctic Oscillation and it impact on the western Arctic. Methods include retrospective analysis of surface and upper air, station, satellite and gridded data. We maintain a weather station at the north pole jointly with the U Washington/NSF project.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project
Comments and additional information:

Budget FY 2000 $269.5 K FY 2001 $306.4 K Funding is from the Arctic Research Initiative, the North Pacific Marine Research Project, and a sub-contract with U Washington.

Time frame

Project time span
not specified
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
James E Overland
PMEL/NOAA 7600 Sand Point Way NE Seattle WA 98115-6349 USA

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied
None specified

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

This project is run at PMEL. It reports to ARI, NPMR, and UW/NSF

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