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Northeast Snow Season Recap

The Northeast Regional Climate Center hosts a monthly webinar with NOAA affiliates to address timely weather and climate concerns. These webinars are available to watch live. To receive notifications about upcoming webinars, e-mail nrcc@cornell.edu. Recorded versions are available within a week after the live webinar. Watch the recording of the recent “Northeast Snow Season Recap” […]

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USDA Northeast Climate Hub Reports Another Warm Winter

David Hollinger, Director, USDA Northeast Climate Hub, writes that January temperatures in the Northeast averaged 3 to 9°F above normal. Warmer winter temperatures can lead to problems: less winter die-back of pests, shorter periods of frozen ground suitable for logging or other operations, and increased runoff and erosion from precipitation that falls as rain rather […]

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Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium

The Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium will be held November 4-8, 2019 at The Westin Harborview in Portland, Maine. Registration is open and details can be found on the symposium website: https://www.gulfofmaine2050.org/

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Webinars available online

Several webinars hosted through the Signs of the Seasons program are now available for viewing online! Researching phenological change in Acadia National Park: from hikes to experimental gardens (YouTube video): Dr. Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie shares a research update on her work in Acadia National Park and introduces a new project that includes the use of […]

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Winter Climate Patterns and Outlook, Northeast Region

The Climate Prediction Center’s temperature outlook for winter 2017–18 indicates that the Northeast is more likely to experience above-normal temperatures. This is primarily linked to long-term climate trends. During La Niña winters, northern New England and portions of New York can be snowier than usual, while the Mid-Atlantic tends to be less snowy. Read the […]

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