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Field campaign flies through icy weather

Winter in the United States can produce some of the most dangerous weather for the aviation industry, including freezing rain, freezing drizzle, and sleet. Those are the ideal conditions for a field campaign focused on collecting in-flight data in...
22-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Major Northeastern Snowstorms Expected to Continue with Climate Change

Even though climate change is expected to reduce the total amount of U.S. snowfall this century, it's unlikely to significantly rein in the most powerful nor'easters that pummel the East Coast, new research indicates.
24-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cover crops may increase winter temperatures in North America

Cover crops grown in fields during winter may be warming temperatures in the northern United States and southern Canada, according to a new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. The crops, a land management strategy...
19-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NCAR-Based Climate Model Gets a Significant Upgrade

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has released an updated version of its flagship climate model to include a host of new capabilities
3-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCAR, Skymet Team Up to Improve Forecasts in India

The $1 million agreement will enable Skymet to use a cutting-edge automated weather prediction system to improve forecasts for residents throughout India, including tens of millions of farmers, business executives, and emergency officials.
17-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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U.S. Gains in Air Quality Are Slowing Down

After decades of progress in cleaning up air quality, U.S. improvements for two key air pollutants have slowed significantly in recent years, new research concludes. The unexpected finding indicates that it may be more difficult than previously...
2-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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North American Storm Clusters Could Produce 80 Percent More Rain

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


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Risk communication and tornado threat expert Julie Demuth, a scientist at National Center for Atmospheric Research, available for media requests.

4-Mar-2019 6:05 PM EST

Wildfire and climate expert Jacquelyn Shuman, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, is available for interviews.

13-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

NCAR Wildfire Weather Expert Janice Coen Available for Interviews About California "Camp Fire."

9-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Potential Impacts.

9-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Potential Impacts

10-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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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