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  1. New consortium brings together solar geoengineering modeling experts

    Many of the country’s top solar geoengineering researchers have banded together to form a modeling consortium aimed at identifying gaps in our current understanding, prioritizing research that can fill those gaps, and pooling resources.

    • Climate

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  2. Map of North America showing areas where climate change has altered wintertime precipitation.

    Climate change has altered winter precipitation across the Northern Hemisphere

    A team of scientists has successfully teased out the influence of human-caused climate change on wintertime precipitation over much of the last century, showing that the warming climate has altered wintertime rainfall and snowfall across the Northern Hemisphere.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. A severe storm forms on the Great Plains in 2010

    Facial recognition technique could improve hail forecasts

    The same artificial intelligence technique typically used in facial recognition systems could help improve prediction of hailstorms and their severity.

    • Weather

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  4. Street with houses destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Ike

    Communicating coastal storm risks through a sense of place

    NCAR is leading a new project studying how maps and other visualizations can help communicate forecasts and help residents better understand the risks to their communities.

    • Water,
    • Weather

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  5. NCAR’s new climate model is running hot

    A new study takes a detailed look at possible reasons why the latest version of the flagship climate model based at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) appears to be “running hot,” projecting an even more pronounced warming response to increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than previous versions.

    • Climate

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