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Trash burning and air pollution: open trash fire in General Santos, Philippines
August 26, 2014
An estimated 40 percent of the world's waste is burned in unregulated fires, emitting pollutants that can harm human health and the environment.
The Globally Accessible Data Environment (GLADE) at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
August 05, 2014
NCAR has implemented an enhanced data sharing service that allows scientists increased access to data as well as improved capabilities for collaborative research.
Crops and climate change: Wheat ripens in a California field
July 25, 2014
The world faces a small but substantially increased risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of global yields of corn and wheat because of warming temperatures.
Assessing air quality from above: NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft in flight
July 15, 2014
Researchers at NCAR and partner organizations this summer are using aircraft, ground-based sensors, computer models, and other tools to track the origins of summertime ozone, a significant health threat.
Cookstoves and air quality: A rural stove using biomass cakes, fuelwood and trash as cooking fuel
June 24, 2014
A new grant will help researchers measure pollution from open-fire cooking and better understand a problem that kills millions of women and children in developing countries.
Kathryn Schmoll
May 14, 2014
Kathryn Schmoll, UCAR vice president for finance and administration, will advise the agency on challenges and solutions as it embarks on a new era of exploration.
Hazy skies in Los Angeles as viewed from the Getty Center, 3/18/08
May 05, 2014
Americans face the risk of a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone events by 2050 because of factors related to climate change.
HIgh performance computing at NCAR: Visualization of wind speed using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
April 22, 2014
Participants will develop performance-enhancing applications methods while training the next generation of scientists and engineers.
Geosciences computing: This 3-D depiction of the flow in and around 2008's Hurricane Gustav was created using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer.
April 17, 2014
UCAR's Unidata program, which provides unique support to researchers and students worldwide, will expand its services over the next five years.
NASA image of Earth from Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), 5/26/12
April 08, 2014
UCAR and the U.N. Foundation have assembled a network of experts who can discuss climate change in communities across the country.

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