1. Ozone and the “weekend effect”

    Research from MIRAGE (Megacities Impacts on Regional and Global Environments), a field campaign held in Mexico City in 2006, is coming to fruition as scientists begin to publish their findings. A new paper details the ozone “weekend effect” in Mexico City and its implications for local air pollution.

    • Air Quality

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Impacts, and Possible Links to Global Warming - Tip Sheet

    This year is proving unusually active for Atlantic storms. The hurricane season is only at its midpoint, but already there have been 10 named storms—which is the average number for an entire year.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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