Tag: Chemistry
  1. Air quality map showing ground-level ozone levels across the US

    NCAR generates 48-hour forecasts of U.S. air quality

    NCAR has started to generate high-resolution experimental, 48-hour forecasts of air pollutants across the contiguous United States.

    • Air Quality

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  2. Heavy traffic in New Delhi

    Predicting unhealthy air

    Residents of New Delhi and nearby heavily polluted areas of northern India now have access to air quality forecasts that provide critical information for reducing their exposure to potentially unhealthy air.

    • Air Quality

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  3. Methane sensors on a rooftop

    Untangling methane sources

    NCAR supported research to efficiently measure methane and associated chemicals in the atmosphere.

    • Air Quality

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  4. A stark line between rain forest and agricultural land in Brazil

    Global forests soaking up carbon at quickening rate

    The world's forests are taking up increasingly more carbon, partially offsetting the carbon being released by the burning of fossil fuels and by deforestation in the tropics, according to a new synthesis of model simulations.

    • Climate

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  5. Montage of outdoor scenes from Atlanta, a Michigan forest, and New York City

    Detailed look at air pollution reveals surprising variety at molecular level

    A research team, led by Yale and including an NCAR visiting scientist, has found that a type of air pollution is much more complicated than previous studies indicated.

    • Air Quality

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