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Tracking soot across Asia: Photo of smog over South Delhi
October 12, 2015
Research finds that the Indian monsoon transports black carbon pollutants across the country, with levels spiking in densely populated areas.
New NWS forecast graphics, shown here, draw on NCAR research.
June 29, 2015
Introduced by the NWS this summer, the graphics draw on research by a team of risk communication experts at NCAR.
Exposure to extreme heat could rise: Graph shows regional increases
May 18, 2015
The interaction of a warming climate with a growing, shifting population could subject more people to sweltering conditions.
Hurricanes, risk, and response: National Guard monitors Key West beach as Hurricane Ike approaches, 9/9/08
June 11, 2014
The perceived gender of a hurricane’s name is just one of many factors potentially shaping how someone reacts to a given storm, according to several scientists at NCAR who take a multifaceted approach to studying hurricane response.
President's Open Data Initiative: Graphic showing binary code
March 19, 2014
The Climate Data Initiative announced by President Obama will enable new industries to use climate data to enhance long-range decisions and planning.
Science diplomacy: Group photo of meeting at Hong Kong Meteorological Society
January 24, 2014
A recent conference marked the 25th anniversary of a crucial international meeting, organized with support from UCAR, that brought together atmospheric sciences from Taiwan and mainland China for the first time in decades.

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