Increasingly large and intense wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are altering the seasonal pattern of air pollution and causing a spike in unhealthy pollutants in August, new research has found.
- Air Quality
The authors of a new paper published in the journal Environmental Data Science argue that researchers must develop ethical, responsible, and trustworthy approaches to applying AI in Earth system science to ensure that unintentional consequences do not worsen environmental and climate injustice.
NCAR is a leading partner in an effort to, for the first time, build a model that can simulate the entire near-Earth space environment, which stretches from the lower atmosphere out beyond the moon.
- Sun + Space Weather
The next few weeks and months are commonly considered the height of “appropriations season” on Capitol Hill. Below are brief summaries of where things stand with the federal budget, and important information about potential funding opportunities stemming from the administration’s landmark infrastructure package.
- Government Relations
Conditions that, by today’s standards, are considered to be mega-droughts — or conversely, abnormally wet “mega-pluvial” events — may become the average in the future, according to new research led by the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and co-authored by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).