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May 27, 2008
The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.
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May 15, 2008
The National Science Board has authorized the National Science Foundation to negotiate a new cooperative agreement with UCAR to continue to manage and operate its flagship weather and climate center, NCAR.
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May 08, 2008
NCAR has taken delivery of a new IBM supercomputer that will advance research into severe weather and the future of Earth's climate.
Andrew Monaghan
May 07, 2008
Computer analyses of global climate have consistently overstated warming in Antarctica, concludes new research by scientists at NCAR and Ohio State University.
Simone Tilmes
April 24, 2008
A much-discussed idea to offset global warming by injecting sulfate particles into the stratosphere would have a drastic impact on Earth's protective ozone layer.
Jennifer Kay
April 21, 2008
The shrinking expanse of Arctic sea ice is increasingly vulnerable to summer sunshine, new research concludes.
Roelof Bruintjes
April 21, 2008
Commercial operators, governments, and academic researchers worldwide are engaging in cloud seeding and other weather modification projects to try to influence local conditions.
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April 10, 2008
The National Hurricane Center will implement a new technique this summer, developed by researchers at NCAR and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), to continually monitor landfalling storms in the United States.
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April 02, 2008
Reducing global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) over the coming century will be more challenging than society has been led to believe, according to a new research commentary.
Tim Killeen
February 26, 2008
Arden L. Bement Jr., director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), today announced the appointment of Timothy Killeen to become NSF assistant director for the geosciences.

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