1. Linking society and climate

    NCAR scientist Brian O’Neill is building an integrated assessment model to link a range of societal factors, such as future global economic and population trends, with the physical science of climate change.

    • Climate

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  2. Dengue fever heads north

    Research by NCAR scientist Mary Hayden underscores the risk of dengue fever and the growing threat of dengue hemorrhagic fever in the Rio Grande Valley between far south Texas and northeast Mexico.

    • Climate

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  3. Between air and sea

    NCAR scientists Bill Large and Steve Yeager have produced a new analysis of the exchanges of heat, momentum, and moisture between the oceans and atmosphere that should help climate modelers better assess variability on several time scales.

    • Climate

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  4. Photograph of Alex Guenther looking at an instrument attached to a pine tree

    International field campaign examines impact of beetle kill on Rocky Mountain weather and air quality

    Mountain pine beetles appear to be doing more than killing large swaths of forests in the Rocky Mountains. Scientists suspect they are also altering local weather patterns and air quality.

    • Air Quality,
    • Weather

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  5. Photograph of a tower against a blue sky and tree branches in the foreground

    Plants in forest emit aspirin chemical to deal with stress; discovery may help agriculture

    Plants in a forest respond to stress by producing significant amounts of a chemical form of aspirin, scientists have discovered.

    • Air Quality

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