1. Irrigation of agricultural fields in California.

    Irrigation alleviates hot extremes driven by human-caused climate change

    New research finds that irrigation can cancel out, or even reverse, the increased risk of heat extremes associated with human-caused climate change.

    • Climate

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  2. Rendering of the new RAF building

    Officials break ground on NCAR research aviation facility

    Construction starts this month on a major NCAR facility, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), that will support aircraft flown on scientific field projects worldwide, leading to new advances in weather, climate, and air quality research.

    • Organization

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  3. Washington Update: February 3, 2020

    Updates on the implementation of FY20 appropriations and FY21 budget requests, proposed legislation to double basic research funding, and changes to the NASA authorization bill

    • Government Relations

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  4. UCAR scientist honored with modeling award

    CPAESS scientist Baoqiang Xiang, who works at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), has been selected for this year's WCRP/WWRP International Model Development Prize.

    • Organization

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  5. An artist's rendering of a COSMIC-2 satellite.

    Newly released satellite data poised to significantly improve weather forecasts

    As UCAR releases the first data from the newly launched COSMIC-2 satellite system, meteorologists are finding evidence that the detailed observations of the atmosphere will significantly improve short-term weather forecasts.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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