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  1. Photograph of three men in a hangar wroking on equipment  attached to a plane

    Field project seeks clues to climate change in remote atmospheric region

    Scientists are deploying an advanced research aircraft to study a region of the atmosphere that influences climate change by affecting Earth's thermal balance. Findings will be used to improve computer models of global climate.

    • Climate,
    • Air Quality

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  2. Color image of two globes showing sea ice decline in the northern hemisphere

    Permafrost Threatened by Rapid Retreat of Arctic Sea Ice, NCAR Study Finds

    The rate of climate warming over northern Alaska, Canada, and Russia could more than triple during periods of rapid sea ice loss, according to a new study led by NCAR.

    • Climate

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  3. Photograph of five people, two sitting at desk, Boulder flatirons in window

    U.S. and U.K. Research Centers Launch Major Collaboration on Atmospheric Research, Technology

    National research centers in the United States and United Kingdom are signing a memorandum of understanding today to collaborate more closely on atmospheric science and technology.

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  4. Photograph of students standing in a hole, collecting soil samples

    Teenage scientists from around the world to meet at landmark conference

    Student scientists from the United States and around the world are converging in South Africa this month in what is likely to be one of the largest-ever international gatherings of teenage researchers.

    • Education + Outreach

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  5. Julien Wang

    As Julien Wang wraps up work on her master's degree and interviews for a job focused on air pollution or energy policy, it looks like she's come a long way from the big, dirty city in northern China where she was born.

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