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Tag: Chemistry
  1. Pieternel Levelt

    Pieternel Levelt chosen to lead NCAR’s Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling Lab

    Pieternel Levelt has been selected to lead the Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling Laboratory (ACOM) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Levelt currently serves as the head of the R&D Satellite Observations department at The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute while also serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology.  

    • Air Quality,
    • Organization

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  2. A composite image of blooming phytoplankton and swirling currents along the coast of California and western Mexico. (Credit: Norman Kuring / NASA)

    Ocean acidification prediction now possible years in advance

    A team of researchers has developed a method that could enable scientists to accurately forecast ocean acidity up to five years in advance. This would enable fisheries and communities that depend on seafood negatively affected by ocean acidification to adapt to changing conditions in real time, improving economic and food security in the next few decades. 

    • Climate

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  3. South Asian residents face increasing threat of extreme heat combined with extreme air pollution

    As temperatures warm across much of the globe, how often will people be threatened by extreme heat and extreme air pollution happening at the same time?

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate

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  4. Air quality map showing ground-level ozone levels across the US

    NCAR generates experimental 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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  5. 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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