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Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen to Become Noticeable in 2030s


A reduction in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change is already discernible in some parts of the world and should be evident across large regions of the oceans between 2030 and 2040, according to a new study led by the...
27-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COSMIC Turns 10


A constellation of six small satellites — rocketed into space a decade ago — has made outsized contributions to our ability to forecast severe weather events, track climate change, and understand space weather.
12-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ocean Temps Predict U.S. Heat Waves 50 Days Out, Study Finds


The formation of a distinct pattern of sea surface temperatures in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean can predict an increased chance of summertime heat waves in the eastern half of the United States up to 50 days in advance.
28-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Potential Zika Virus Risk Estimated for 50 U.S. Cities


Key factors that can combine to produce a Zika virus outbreak are expected to be present in a number of U.S. cities during peak summer months, new research shows.
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Searing Heat Waves Detailed in Study of Future Climate


Aggressive cuts in greenhouse gas emissions will translate into sizable benefits, starting in the middle of the century, for both the number and intensity of extreme heat events, according to a new study led by NCAR.
23-Feb-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCAR Announces Powerful New Supercomputer for Scientific Discovery


NCAR has selected its next supercomputer for advancing atmospheric and Earth science. The new 5.34-petaflop system will help scientists nationwide lay the groundwork for improved predictions of a range of phenomena, from thunderstorm outbreaks to...
11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Flying Lab to Investigate Southern Ocean's Appetite for Carbon


An NCAR-led team of scientists is launching a series of research flights this month over the remote Southern Ocean in an effort to better understand just how much carbon dioxide the icy waters are able to lock away.
5-Jan-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NCAR Develops Method to Predict Sea Ice Changes Years in Advance


Climate scientists at NCAR present evidence in a new study that they can predict whether the Arctic sea ice that forms in the winter will grow, shrink, or hold its own over the next several years.
8-Dec-2015 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tip Sheet - Hurricane Experts Available for Interviews

NCAR scientists are available to discuss hurricane formation and behavior, the impacts of the powerful storms on society, and whether climate change may be altering hurricanes and other tropical cyclones.
9-Sep-2008 12:15 PM EDT

Lead Authors Available To Discuss New U.S. Climate Report

The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.
27-May-2008 12:00 PM EDT

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