Busalacchi testifies to Congress about data and innovation for predictions
UCAR President Antonio Busalacchi told lawmakers the success of U.S. weather forecasting efforts relies on increasingly productive collaborations among a triad consisting of the academic and research communities, the public sector, and the private sector.
- Government Relations
Scientists identify heat wave at bottom of ocean
A new study has generated the first broad assessment of bottom marine heat waves in the productive continental shelf waters surrounding North America.
Smoke particles from wildfires can erode ozone layer
Wildfire smoke in the stratosphere can trigger chemical reactions that erode the ozone layer shielding Earth from the Sun’s damaging ultraviolet radiation
- Air Quality
Sea level rise poses particular risk for Asian megacities
Sea level rise this century may pose especially major risks to such Asian megacities as Chennai, Kolkata, Yangon, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, and Manila.
UCAR statement on the killing of three Michigan State University students
On behalf of UCAR, today I express our profound sadness over the lives lost in a mass shooting on the campus of Michigan State University Monday night.