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North American Storm Clusters Could Produce 80 Percent More Rain

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Major clusters of summertime thunderstorms in North America will grow larger, more intense, and more frequent later this century in a changing climate
4-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Approach to Geoengineering Simulations Is Significant Step Forward

Using a sophisticated computer model, scientists have demonstrated for the first time that a new research approach to geoengineering could potentially be used to limit Earth’s warming to a specific target while reducing some of the risks and...
7-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Climate Change Could Decrease Sun's Ability to Disinfect Lakes, Coastal Waters

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One of the largely unanticipated impacts of a changing climate may be a decline in sunlight's ability to disinfect lakes, rivers, and coastal waters, possibly leading to an increase in waterborne pathogens and the diseases they can cause in humans...
23-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eclipse Science Along the Path of Totality

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Leading U.S. solar scientists today highlighted research activities that will take place across the country during next month's rare solar eclipse, advancing our knowledge of the Sun's complex and mysterious magnetic field and its effect on Earth's...
4-Aug-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Michael Farrar Joins UCAR Leadership

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Weather Service executive named UCAR senior vice president/chief operating officer
30-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCAR to Develop Advanced Wind and Solar Energy Forecasting System for Kuwait

Expanding its work in renewable energy, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait.
4-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Link Recent California Droughts and Floods to Distinctive Atmospheric Waves

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Upper atmosphere pattern may open window to long-term prediction
6-Apr-2017 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Supercomputer Triples Earth System Science Capability with Greater Efficiency

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching operations this month of one of the world's most powerful and energy-efficient supercomputers, providing the nation with a major new tool to advance understanding of the atmospheric...
9-Feb-2017 4:05 PM 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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