1. A stark line between rain forest and agricultural land in Brazil

    Global forests soaking up carbon at quickening rate

    The world's forests are taking up increasingly more carbon, partially offsetting the carbon being released by the burning of fossil fuels and by deforestation in the tropics, according to a new synthesis of model simulations.

    • Climate

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  2. Untangling methane sources

    NCAR supported research to efficiently measure methane and associated chemicals in the atmosphere.

    • Air Quality

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  3. UCAR statement on Uccellini candidacy for WMO president

    UCAR announces its support of the U.S. National Weather Service director's candidacy for president of the World Meteorological Organization.

    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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  4. Frost on a window

    Tweets show how we normalize a changing climate

    Scientists analyzed more than 2 billion tweets to reveal how perceptions of hot and cold temperatures change over time.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Ice buildup on the NRC Convair 580 can be seen on the aircraft nose and windows.

    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 some of the most treacherous North American icing conditions. The program is led by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in partnership with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and other organizations, and will help improve weather models and forecasts for those who work in aviation.

    • Weather

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