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  1. Progress in predicting El Niño

    • Climate

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  2. Students catch a glimpse of the University of Wyoming King Air in flight

    Today's assignment: plan a field project

    Eleven days can go by in no time, but their brevity was accentuated for 27 graduate students at a summer colloquium on 1–12 June. The goal was to give students a taste of fieldwork by having them organize and conduct mini–field experiments and draw meaningful results from the data.

    • Education + Outreach,
    • Weather

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  3. India's diminishing groundwater

    The stretch of the subcontinent that runs from eastern Pakistan across northern India into Bangladesh is likely the world's most intensively irrigated region. A new NCAR study shows that between 2002 and 2008, the region depleted groundwater at a rate of around 13 cubic miles per year.

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  4. UCAR Magazine

    Rough seas

    Along with unusually persistent rains, there was a different kind of watery surprise this summer for people on the U.S. Atlantic coast. From the barrier islands of the Southeast to the rocky shores of Maine, tides ran as high as 2 feet above predicted values.

    • Climate

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  5. Color graph of Arctic temperatures over the last 2,000 years

    Arctic Warming Overtakes 2,000 Years of Natural Cooling

    Arctic temperatures in the 1990s reached their warmest level of any decade in at least 2,000 years, new research indicates.

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