1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Maura Hagan

    NCAR Appoints New Deputy Director

    Maura Hagan, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, has been named NCAR deputy director.

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  5. Photo of a large tornado

    Weather and climate leaders call on Washington to better protect the nation from climate change and severe weather

    Eight leading professional organizations in the field of weather and climate today called on the next administration and Congress to better protect the United States from severe weather and climate change.

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