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Predicted La Niña for 2018
November 16, 2017
Two new studies have significantly improved scientists’ ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña.
Scientists find benefits to climate observing system: atmospheric water vapor
November 14, 2017
A major new paper finds that a well-designed climate system would deliver trillions of dollars in benefits.
The browning of Rupert Bay, NASA
October 20, 2017
An increase in extreme rainfall makes it more difficult for UV light to kill pathogens.
Collage of areas studied by BRACE
September 18, 2017
Scientists from NCAR have partnered with colleagues across the country to quantify the benefits for heat, health, agriculture, and more, of reducing emissions.
Offshore turbines
June 09, 2017
Offshore wind turbines built to current standards may not be able to withstand the powerful gusts of a Category 5 hurricane.
Undergraduate Leadership Workshop: students pose in front of research aircraft
June 08, 2017
New research shows the Undergraduate Leadership Workshop can help students find their way into an atmospheric science career.
Map of ocean oxygen trend
May 11, 2017
A new analysis has found that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.
A solar event on Jan. 1, 2016
March 21, 2017
A research instrument atop the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii could be used to provide earlier warnings to astronauts when dangerous high-energy particles are blasted out of the Sun's corona.
assessing ocean heat: an Argo float being deployed
March 10, 2017
The oceans may be storing 13 percent more heat than previously estimated, according to a new study co-authored by scientists at NCAR.
2015 wildfires in Sumatra, as seen from space
November 16, 2016
Wildfires in Indonesia and Borneo exposed 69 million people to unhealthy air pollution, new research has shown.

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