1. Damage in the Lahaina harbor after the 2023 fire

    Scientists focus on Lahaina Fire to improve prediction of wildland-urban fires

    Scientists have used a pair of computer models to simulate last year's Lahaina Wildfire, a development that could potentially help with future firefighting operations and evacuations.

    • Weather

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  2. everette joseph standing in front of the flatirons

    NSF NCAR Director term extended to 2029

    Joseph’s accomplishments over the last five years include securing the $91.8 million grant from NSF to develop the Airborne Phased Array Radar (APAR), and much more.

    • Organization

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  3. Eclipse in 1980, India

    Experts available to explain solar eclipse

    Eclipse experts are available to discuss eclipses, why eclipses are important for studying the Sun, and what research NSF NCAR is participating in during the April 8, 2024 eclipse.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. Scientists onboard the NASA DC-8

    NSF NCAR scientists participate in mission to measure air quality over Asia

    Scientists from the U.S. National Science Foundation National Center for Atmospheric Research (NSF NCAR) have begun a four-country deployment focused on obtaining airborne observations of air quality over some of Asia’s largest cities.

    • Air Quality

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  5. Sunrise over Arizona desert

    Climate change isn’t producing expected increase in atmospheric moisture over dry regions

    Although a warmer atmosphere can hold more water vapor, atmospheric moisture has not increased over arid and semi-arid regions of the world as the climate has warmed.

    • Climate

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