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  1. Solders at White Sands Missile Range.

    Better forecasts, enhanced national security

    A quarter-century of NCAR collaborations with the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command has contributed to major advances in weather prediction.

    • Weather

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  2. An aurora as seen from space

    NCAR’s new mini-satellite will measure howling winds high in Earth’s atmosphere

    NCAR has received $6.5 million in funding from NASA to launch a roughly shoebox-sized satellite into space carrying an instrument designed to measure the howling thermospheric winds, which can gust more than 300 miles per hour through the highest reaches of the Earth’s atmosphere.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. NCAR scientists, UCAR program honored by AGU and AMS

    Four scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are being honored with awards by two prominent organizations in Earth system science: the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the American Meteorological Society (AMS). The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is also receiving the Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education award from AGU.

    • Organization

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  4. New study highlights wide-ranging impacts of climate change

    A major new international study shows that the impact of climate change is apparent in nearly all aspects of the climate system with the potential for major impacts on society and vulnerable ecosystems.

    • Climate

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  5. A view out the window of the GV over the Southern Ocean

    Aircraft reveal a surprisingly strong Southern Ocean carbon sink

    The Southern Ocean is indeed a significant carbon sink — absorbing a large amount of the excess carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities — according to a new study led by NCAR.

    • Climate

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